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June 13, 2019

Francis Collins pledged to decline to speak at conferences that do not include enough women in prominent speaking roles.

June 5, 2019

A new research paper in Nature: Ecology & Evolution by Jimez and Laverty of Dr. Liba Pejchar's lab,  at Colorado State University, found that amongst faculty in ecology and evolutionary biology, [tenure track] "...faculty with underrepresented identities disproportionally engage in diversity and inclusion activities, yet such engagement was not considered important for tenure.

May 29, 2019

Missed it the first time? Watch the NIH hosted listening session Changing Culture to End Sexual Harassment

https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=33124&bhcp=1

 

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May 24, 2019
Women STEM faculty recognized at 2019 University Faculty & Staff Awards; for complete list of 2019 University Awardeeshttps://awards.web.lehigh.edu/node/658
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May 24, 2019
Congratulations to faculty colleagues newly tenured and/or promoted, as named here: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/facpromotenure.html
 
May 13, 2019

The Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Alec D. Gallimore, shares how the college has leveraged social science and ADVANCE to create a workplace which currently has half its senior leadership, https://chroniclevitae.com/news/2193-an-engineering-school-with-half-of-its-leadership-female-how-did-that-happen.  

May 8, 2019

Do you need to diversify your invited speakers for different programs? This resource- a database of databases- from the2018 Georgia Tech D&I Fellow project may be a way to help. 

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May 3, 2019

Many of our faculty contributed to a process of self-assessing and evaluting the Lehigh ADVANCE Center. Today a message was shared to campus faculty. We  share in this summary some key learnings from the Kardia Evaluation process. More depth is available by college and by consultation. Look for another communication in the Fall. Additionally, if you have expertise to bring to the content or a desire to support the programs, please get in touch with Marci Levine, mjl410@lehigh.edu.

May 2, 2019

US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is moving ahead with a policy that would allow it to expel members found guilty of sexual harassment.  They still have to get the vote through a simple majority of the entire body, then they'd have to develop a process of evaluating the evidence. The other academies, NAE and NAM, have their own codes of conduct. Read more here: 

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01397-y

 
April 30, 2019

How we train faculty to improve their mentoring of STEM graduate students and post-docs is the subject of a 2018 paper by Dr. Amanda Hund and colleagues from Academic Practice in Ecology and Evolution. The insights and the framework shared increase any department's capacity to examine how they prepare faculty to support future scientists.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ece3.4527

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