The data shows that in 2001, women at administrative positions in higher education earned approximately 77 cents on the dollar. There has been slight improve so that today women administrators in higher education make 80 cents for every dollar earned by men.
In Minnesota, women earned 54.6 percent of all doctorates awarded in 2015. This was the highest percentage in the nation. Maine ranked second and the District of Columbia ranked third. The only other states where women earned more doctorates than men were Mississippi and North Dakota.
A new study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco finds that male registered nurses earn on average more than $5,000 than women registered nurses. Furthermore, the study found that this gender gap in wages among registered nurses has persisted for three decades.
In 2015, women earned 46.2 percent of all doctorates awarded by universities in the United States. But there are a significant number of disciplines where women earned less than one third of all doctorates. In contrast, there are a large number of fields in which women earned more than three quarters of all doctorates.
Dr. Kristen Salomon, an associate professor of psychology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, found that women experienced an increased heart rate and higher blood pressure when exposed to gender discrimination in a controlled experiment.
For all students who enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at the nation’s largest four-year colleges and universities in 2009, 66 percent earned their degrees by 2015. When we break the figures down by gender, we see that 68 percent of women earned their degrees within six years compared to 63 percent of men.
In 2015, women earned 46.1 percent of all doctoral degrees awarded by American universities. But, if we restrict the data to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of this country, we find that 17,872 women earned doctorates. This is nearly 51 percent of all doctoral recipients among U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
In an experiment, children ages 5 to 7 were asked about their perception of the intellectual abilities of men and women in a story that was read to them. For children at age 5, boys and girls were equally likely to rate their own gender positively. But by age 7, girls were significantly less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their gender.
The study finds that single professional women tend to downplay their accomplishments and not to reveal their ambitions, perhaps, according to the authors, because this may make them “undesirable in the marriage market.”
The report from the Tucker Center for Women for Research on Women & Girls in Sport shows that in the 2016-17 academic year, women were 41.2 percent of all head coaches of women’s teams at these institutions. This is up from 41.1 percent a year ago.
A new study led by Coren Apicella, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, is the lead author of a study that shows women are very competitive in efforts to improve themselves but tend to shy away from competition when they are pitted against other women and men.
The data shows that women’s average decline in mental processing ability was 5 percent during the decade-long period. Cognitive processing speed, which includes speed of perception and reaction, showed an average decline of around 1 percent every two years and verbal memory declined on average around 1 percent every five years.
The analysis found that women made up 20 percent of all peer reviewers for articles in the 20 scientific journals of the American Geophysical Union. In contrast, women were the lead authors of 27 percent of papers published in these journals and are 28 percent of the members of the AGU.
On the boards of the largest companies that pay their directors at a higher rate, women and minorities are paid less than White men on these large company boards. The pay gap, as much as 9 percent, is due to the fact that women and minorities are less likely to hold leadership positions on these boards.
Between 1994 and 2015, there were an average of 273,000 women on maternity leave. The number of women taking maternity leave was relatively constant during this period. This is true despite the fact that the U.S. economy grew by 65 percent during the period adding millions of jobs.
The study by CollegeStats found that men’s dorm rooms were found to have more than 3.5 times as much bacteria than women’s dorm rooms. The dirtiest place in men’s dorm rooms is the sheets on their beds.
Johns Hopkins University Scholar Presents Data Showing Gender Wage Gap Is Widest in Wealthy Countries
A new study by Mario Macis, an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, finds that the gender earnings gap is largest in the world’s most wealthy countries. This is true despite the fact that gender education gap in the world’s wealthiest countries is smaller or nonexistent.
The African American mothers interviewed for study for the most part wanted to breastfeed but were hampered by systemic, institutional and cultural barriers. Limited family leave and the demands of school made it difficult for many to meet their breastfeeding goals.
Data from 7.9 million evaluations of 190,000 college faculty members in the United States posted on the website RateMyProfessors.com, shows male faculty members had overall scores higher than women in most academic disciplines.
Despite gains for women in college enrollments and degree attainments, a new report from The College Board shows that the gender gap in earnings prevails at all educational attainment levels. For example, for men and women who held professional degrees, the median income for men in 2015 was $131,200 compared to $82,500 for women.
University of Rochester Study Examines Cognitive Impairment of Breast Cancer Survivors After Chemotherapy
The University of Rochester study found that over a one-year period from diagnosis to post-chemotherapy follow-up, breast cancer survivors who had undergone chemotherapy had a 36.5 percent reduction in cognitive abilities compared to a 13.6 percent drop in the control group.
The results show that female mice exposed to BPS showed a lack of adjustment to the changing needs of their offspring. Female mice exposed to the lower dose of BPS also had a higher instance of infanticide. The BPS compound is found in many cosmetic products.
Johns Hopkins University Scientist Calls for More Attention to Gender Differences in Clinical Trials
Sabra L. Klein, an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health a Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, argues that most researchers ignore gender differences when conducting research and clinical trials.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education finds that more than 20 percent of all school students ages 12 to 18 in the United States were bullied at school during the 2014-15 school year. When we break down the figures by gender, we find some significant differences between boys and girls.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have published a new study showing that adolescent girls in urban areas of Pittsburgh are not engaging in a healthy level of physical activity.
In a study led by Edith Chen, a professor of psychology at Northwestern University, results showed that women who reported they were abused as children had a higher level of mortality over the long term than women who did not report child abuse. There was no difference in mortality rates for men who were abused compared to men who were not abused.
A new study by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health found that Medicare patients who were treated by women physicians in hospitals were less likely to die and less likely to be readmitted to the hospital than Medicare patients who were treated by male doctors.
The study of hundreds of women over the age of 44 with at least one chronic condition, found that 35 percent did not use the internet to help them deal with their afflictions. Of those who did go online to obtain more information, most did not use the resources available to them.
Many sexual assault prevention programs focus on educating women on how to avoid sexual violence or on bystander prevention programs aimed at diffusing situations that may lead to sexual assault. But a new initiative seeks to prevent sexual assault at its source, the behavior of boys and young men.
Worldwide, men had an average of 8.3 years of schooling and women had an average of 7.2 years. When broken down by religious group, Jewish women had an average of 13.4 years of schooling, by far the highest level of any religious group. Hindu women had the lowest level of education, with only an average of 4.2 years of schooling.
On the Issue of Gender Equality, Highly Educated Women Are More Likely to Rate Their Employers Poorly
According to a new study by PaysScale Inc. an online salary, benefits and compensation information company, women with higher levels of education tend to give their employers poorer marks on issues of gender equality than women with lower levels of education.
A Surge in Sexual Discrimination Complaints at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights
The data shows there were 7,747 complaints relating to sexual discrimination filed with the Office for Civil Rights during the 2016 fiscal year. This was 46 percent of all complaints filed that year. Of these, most were related to Title IX provisions concerning equal opportunity for girls and women in athletics at educational institutions.
American women are in the middle of the pack among developed nations in their percentage of all degrees earned in the natural sciences, mathematics, and computer science. But women in the United States are near the bottom of the rankings of developed nations in their percentage of all degrees earned in engineering.
A study found that a major ingredient in bullying among middle school students involves homophobic name calling directed at boys. Victims of such bullying often turn to sexual harassment of girls to demonstrate to their male peers that they are not gay.
A report authored by scholars at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds that even at organizations that have made a concerted effort to support breastfeeding mothers, women still face barriers and peer pressure that can make it difficult for them in the workplace.