Eleven Women Named Rhodes Scholars

Women were first included in Rhodes Scholarships in 1976. This year there are 11 women and 21 men. There have been only four times, the last being in 2011, when women outnumbered men among the American Rhodes Scholars.

Five Women Named George J. Mitchell Scholars

Winners of these prestigious scholarships are selected to pursue a year of postgraduate study at universities on the island of Ireland.

Seven Women Among the 63 New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The seven women elected fellows of the American Mathematical Society are Irena Lasiecka, Kristin E. Lauter, Gordana Matic, Irina Mitrea, Andrea R. Nahmod, Brooke Shipley, and Christina Sormani.

Cornell University Adds 34 Women to Its Faculty

Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, has added 34 women to its faculty.

Seven Women Awarded Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has announced 18 winners of the 2014 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering. Seven of the 18 winners are women.

Seventeen Women Academics Elected to the Institute of Medicine

An analysis of the list of the 70 new members of the Institute of Medicine by WIAReport finds that 22, or 31.4 percent, are women. Seventeen of the 22 women who are new members have current academic affiliations.