Eight Women Assistant Professors Named Pew Scholars in Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently named 22 early-career scholars as this year’s cohort of Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences. Eight of the 22 Pew Scholars are women.

The 11 New Women Fellows of the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society has announced a new cohort of 65 ACS Fellows. Of this group, 11 are women with current affiliations to higher educational institutions in the United States.

Twenty-Two Women Academics Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

According to a WIAReport analysis of the group of 84 new members of the National Academy of Sciences, 23, or 27.4 percent, are women. The number and percentage of women new members is slightly lower than in 2015 or 2016.

Eight Women Academics Elected to the American Philosophical Society

This year 27 new American members were elected to the American Philosophical Society along with five foreign members. Of the 27 new American members this year, 10 are women and eight of these women have current ties to the academic world.

Women Make Up More Than 60 Percent of the 2017 Class of Truman Scholars

This year, 62 Truman scholars were selected from 768 candidates nominated by 315 colleges and universities. Of this year’s 62 Truman Scholars, 38, or 61.3 percent, are women.

Ten Women Faculty Members Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

According to an analysis of the new membership list, it appears that there are 19 women among the 84 new members of the National Academy of Engineering. Ten of the 19 new women members currently hold faculty posts in academia.