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Pro Bono Program by Stanford Students Helps Former Women Prison Inmates Start Businesses

Pro Bono Program by Stanford Students Helps Former Women Prison Inmates Start Businesses

The 12-week program seeks to teach the women the basics of starting a business. The women are developing business plans and pitches that they can make to potential investors.

Law Professor Has Established a Support Group for Military Spouses

Law Professor Has Established a Support Group for Military Spouses

Jocelyn Benson, an associate professor at the Wayne State University Law School has a husband who is an Army paratrooper.

SUNY Looks to Boost Women-Owned Business Enterprises

SUNY Looks to Boost Women-Owned Business Enterprises

The board of trustees has set a goal that 20 percent of all goods and services be purchased through women- or minority-owned firms.

Program Seeks to Increase the Number of Women in Student Government Posts

Program Seeks to Increase the Number of Women in Student Government Posts

The American Association of University Women teams up with Running Start, an organization that seeks to increase the number of women in political office.

New Scholarship Program for Women in STEM Fields at Berkeley

New Scholarship Program for Women in STEM Fields at Berkeley

Each year five women majoring in STEM disciplines will receive financial aid and be paired with a mentor.

Grant to Support Career Development of Women Faculty in STEM Fields

Grant to Support Career Development of Women Faculty in STEM Fields

The WISE program at the College of William and Mary will conduct four symposia, an annual leadership conference, and a retreat.

Chinese and American Women Chemists Network in Beijing

Chinese and American Women Chemists Network in Beijing

The Committee on the Advancement of Women in Chemistry (COACh) at the University of Oregon was a cosponsor of the conference.

Universities Seek to Increase the Number of Women in Computer Science

Universities Seek to Increase the Number of Women in Computer Science

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is leading the effort to increase the number of women studying computer science.

Women Enrollments in Engineering on the Rise at the University of Minnesota

Women Enrollments in Engineering on the Rise at the University of Minnesota

Through school visits and summer camps, the university has sought to increase the number of women entering its engineering programs.

Program for Women Scientists at the University of Nevada Enrolls Its Largest Class to Date

Program for Women Scientists at the University of Nevada Enrolls Its Largest Class to Date

WISE program celebrates its fifth anniversary with its largest incoming class.

Bowdoin College Scholars Author New Book on the Challenges of Motherhood for Women Academics

Bowdoin College Scholars Author New Book on the Challenges of Motherhood for Women Academics

Professor Mommy offers advice on how to balance career goals and parenthood.

Keeping Women Scientists in the Academic Pipeline

Keeping Women Scientists in the Academic Pipeline

The authors of a recent commentary recommend that the career costs of parenthood should be more equally shared between men and women.

St. Catherine's University Wins Award for Its Retention Program for Students of Color

St. Catherine’s University Wins Award for Its Retention Program for Students of Color

All bachelor’s degree candidates at St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota, are women.

Increasing the Interest of Young Women in STEM Fields

Increasing the Interest of Young Women in STEM Fields

The Transportation Academy at University of Tennessee and the First Bytes Summer Camp at the University of Texas were held this past week.

Dartmouth College Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Its Women in Science Project

Dartmouth College Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Its Women in Science Project

The project aims to boost the number of women earning degrees in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering.

New Organization for Women Coaches

New Organization for Women Coaches

The Alliance of Women Coaches aims to increase the number of women in college and university coaching ranks and provide networking and mentoring opportunities.

Grant Will Boost Community College Transfers at Bryn Mawr

Grant Will Boost Community College Transfers at Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr College, a highly rated liberal arts college for women in suburban Philadelphia, received a $400,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for a program that will help women from two community colleges transfer to Bryn Mawr.

Tufts University Receives Grant Aimed to Increase the Number of Women Engineers

Tufts University Receives Grant Aimed to Increase the Number of Women Engineers

The Center for Engineering and Education Outreach at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, received a $60,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation for a program that aims to increase the number of women in engineering.

Conservative Women’s Network Is Looking for “A Few Good Men”

Conservative Women’s Network Is Looking for “A Few Good Men”

The Network for Enlightened Women is currently holding its Gentleman’s Showcase. It invites women members to nominate men who “stand against cultural norms and demonstrate gentlemanly behavior.”