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Science  21 May 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5418, pp. 1231
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5418.1231e

What drives a young scientist to venture beyond the lab and become an activist? This week Next Wave columnist Peter Fiske and others explore reasons for getting involved in student issues. Besides championing the cause of your peers, activism may help you develop professional skills and even learn about new job opportunities.

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