April 30, 2014

On April 18, Cindy Simpson and Gail Gasparich visited Lehigh University representing AWIS and spoke with some participants of our Interdisciplinary Networking Committee mentoring program about faculty mentoring of graduate students.  Topics covered were broad and included work-life balance, working with students who have their own funding and how to cultivate independent questioning and intellectual curiosity while supporting your own research goals.  The slides are available for viewing.

April 11, 2014

Faculty men who wish to take actions that support faculty women can review the list of items on this flyer and also review the additional suggestions identified by Lehigh ADVANCE Male Allies.

April 8, 2014

Lehigh's NSF ADVANCE Grant is making progress in faculty recruitment- not only in STEM disciplines.  Read the news story that followed a meeting of internal stakeholders and external advisors to the project.

March 19, 2014

Please attend a town hall about the search for Lehigh University's next president. Your voice needs to be heard. If you cannot attend in person, there is also an online form to submit comments or make nominations.  An email from the co-chairs of the presidential search committee with the schedule of town hall meetings is below.

March 14, 2014

Lehigh ADVANCE is now accepting proposals from all recently tenured and promoted women associate professors (first three years) and STEM women (through the fifth year) who are interested in developing a two-year mentored plan of funded work to effectively demonstrate leadership in ways that make individual sense for optimum career success and satisfaction.

February 10, 2014
Lehigh ADVANCE is no longer seeking nominations.
January 31, 2014

From Lehigh News: The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS) has received a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to offer women engineering majors further opportunities to conduct research. S.

January 13, 2014

With the support of a one-year NSF Career Life Balance Initiative Supplement grant to Lehigh's existing ADVANCE IT award, Lehigh University is spearheading the development of a regional consortium that will transform the way Lehigh, together with top employers in our region, approach the common challenges of hiring and retaining diverse faculty (especially focused on STEM women) with dual career considerations.  This one-year award began October 2013, and can kickstart significant enhancements to institutional and regional capacity to attract and retain a diverse and talented workforce. 

January 13, 2014

Lehigh ADVANCE is no longer seeking a Project Manager and Graduate Research Assistant(s) for Lehigh Valley Regional Dual Career Consortium Initiative.

December 19, 2013

Learn about Dr. Almut Hupbach's research on the beneficial limits to the power of memory retrieval. Read more at Lehigh News.