Past Events

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Participants will discuss the opportunities available to first-generation students interested in STEM from their differentiating hometowns and the process in which to receive quality education revolving around STEM. What are some of the challenges first generations faced who are interested in STEM? What is holding the first gen back? What does it mean to be a minority at an elite school?

Location: UC 204

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 06:00 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 20:00
ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty is sponsoring a van of 11-14 LU-WISE Faculty to visit their program officer(s) at the National Science Foundation.
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:00 to Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 13:30
The ADVANCE Men Advocates are hosting a pair of luncheons where we will discuss some of the issues of concern to women at Lehigh that faculty men can help to address.  There are two possible dates when you can attend, Monday April 8 or Tuesday April 9.  The luncheon will be in the University Center, Room 303, from 12:00-1:30 pm.  Please RSVP to Michael Stavola (email mjsa) to let us know if you would like to attend one of these luncheons.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

ADVANCE and the Office of Research invite you to a special Webinar: Designing Successful Broadening Participation Programs Through Evidence-Based Approaches Tuesday, March 26th, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET. If you are interested in research and research practices around broadening participation in research, join us in Alumni Memorial Hall Conference Room 308 (over the President/Provost Suite).

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30

Faculty Panel on benefits, best practices and how-tos of increasing accessibility of your research.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:30

On April 3-4, 2019 ADVANCE and Lehigh's HHMI program are jointly sponsoring Dr. Teniel Ramikie to visit Lehigh University. Dr. Ramikie is a research fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Kerry Ressler (at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School) and her research interests include investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms driving the pathophysiology of psychiatric disease states.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

Lehigh ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty and the Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a conversation about the experiences and research about women of color in academic STEM spaces nationally and at Lehigh. The overarching goal is to highlight the myriad experiences, successes and challenges, women in STEM fields have had and what opportunities exist to continue to support colleagues in different academic (student and professional) roles.  

The lunch-time program for Faculty, Staff and Students will be from 12-1:30 on March 7 in UC308 and includes lunch.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

At this January 24, 2019 lunch session, STEM women will discuss what we learned about 'advice for chairs' from the recent ADVANCE Survey and what else they hope for chairs to know about how faculty experience their departments. Please use this link to RSVP between now and January 18, 

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 09:00 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 16:00
January 14-15 Workshops on Inclusive Excellence in Teaching; contact Christine Lake for more information (original invitation email came from Provost); Follow-up Workshop on Jan 14-15th for the ~35 folks who attended last January program.