News

July 26, 2017

The Office of the Provost updated documents for faculty recruitment so guidelines for search align with evidence based best practices as well as college level requirements.

April 4, 2017

The Association for Women in Science has partnered with several professional societies to increase the recognition of under represented people in prestigious professional society awards. Check out the work by AWIS and also, check out this webinar hosted by the American Chemistry Society to better understand the awards process and increase the quality and diversity of nominees and awardees. The concepts are applicapable to other fields. 

April 3, 2017

IGNORED POTENTIAL A COLLABORATIVE ROADMAP FOR INCREASING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN ENGINEERING is a resource summarizing the unique experiences of women in color, particularly African American Women and proposes a roadmap to increase their participation in engineering. 

 

March 30, 2017

Lehigh University's Equal Opportunity Compliance webpage is a resource and commitment to address and prevent harassment, discrimination, retaliation and sexual misconduct in our campus community. From the site, you can review policies, learn about reporting options at Lehigh, and identify a training. Additionally, important statistics and university reports are shared from this webpage (LU credentials may be applicable for some content). 

March 28, 2017

A new study analyzes the research outputs and impacts of men and women over the last 20 years across 12 countries/regions and 27 disciplines. 

The key findings (and corresponding section of the report) are listed below. Read the Inside Higher Ed article for an overview. Examine the full report in more detail.

November 7, 2016

The October 2016 issue of CEP, the professional magizine for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, features an article co-authored by Lehigh's Vincent Grassi along with Zenaida Otero Gephardt (Rowan University),  Alon McCormick (University of Minnesota), Otis Shelton (formerly of Praxair, retired).

September 29, 2016

Have you wondered if the letter you are READING- or the letters you are WRITING - are inadvertently perpetuating implicit biases that could reduce the likelihood of the candidate getting a fair chance at the new opportunity?  This one pager summarizes some facts and ideas about letters of recommendation.

September 27, 2016

An Ivy League professor on why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color: ‘We don’t want them’
How much is implicit bias, how much is explicit bias?

September 20, 2016

Did you know the American Association of University Women offers funding opportunities for a wide variety of career stages and discilpines? Check it out, deadlines are August 1, 2016. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/

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