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August 7, 2013

In this series of five essays, Kerry Ann Rockquemore provides advice on mentoring -perfect timing for the upcoming academic year. 

July 25, 2013

As an outcome of the July 25, 2013 LU-WISE  Lunch, ADVANCE agreed to host an online collection of sucessfully funded grant proposals shared by Lehigh STEM women faculty.  If you would like to share your grant application for the benefit of colleagues, please email mjl410@lehigh.edu. Documents will be password protected for Lehigh credentialed users only and available on the Grant Writing Resources link of LU-WISE Activities.

July 23, 2013

Harvard Computer Scientist and Blogger Radhika Nagpal describes her personal ah-ha moments and strategies to keep balance and perspective while on the tenure track in this week's Scientific American guest blog. 

July 16, 2013

The Social Science Research Team of Diane Hyland, Jackie Krasas and Wendy Abrantes examines the intersection of gender and mode of scholarship as well as gender and climate factors across 10 private mid-sized research universities. A research survey emphasizing attitudes toward and involvement in collaborative and interdisciplinary research was distributed to all women STEM faculty and the best matched male faculty peer at nine peer institutions (n=843).  298 completed surveys were received (33.4% response rate) from 143 faculty who identified as women and 100 who identified as men.

July 16, 2013

An interactive, data-driven summary of the types of gaps women in STEM continue to face. Despite improvements, female scientists continue to face discrimination, unequal pay and funding disparities. Written by Helen Shen

 

July 16, 2013

A current journal artical in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology analyzes the European Society for Evolutionary Biology's patterns of gender and speakers at organized meetings. The abstract is below. Women are invited to give talks at rates lower than the proporition in early-mid career stages, but at about same percentage as those at the senior ranks and published in high-impact journals.  Yet, women decline invitations to speak more than men.  The authors point out this reduces the exposure of high-quality science by women and thus will hold back the field- both technically and in terms of gender equity.

May 22, 2013

Curious about Lehigh's Work Life Balance Programs and Policies, including Faculty Dual Career? Check here.  Current faculty will be better informed for recruiting colleagues and planning their own career stages and future faculty will learn about our robust and continuing committment to helping faculty find their balance of personal and professional activities.

April 1, 2013

Do you care to comment? Women's voices represent  20-25% of those represented in the media.  University of British Columbia hosted Shari Graydon, of Informed Opinions, author of "I Feel Great About My Hands" and former director of Media Watch to present: The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up.  Watch the video and think of how you use your voice.

 

March 20, 2013

On March 16, Lehigh's Natlie Foster gave a lecture at the Sigal Museum  in recognition of women's history month.  The lecture was promoted in several ways, including on the Easton Patc.

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