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BYU Research Indicates Women in High Heels May Make Smarter Buying Choices

BYU Research Indicates Women in High Heels May Make Smarter Buying Choices

The researchers found that shoppers who are dealing with balance issues with their physical body are more likely to consider options and choose a product that is moderately priced.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Women taking on new roles are LaShondra Peebles, Michelle, Lepore, Linda Cataldo, Meredith Well-Lepley, Keeley M. Powell, Tamela McNulty Eitle, Nancy Wentworth, Rebecca Benfield, Jennifer M. Schopf, and Kathy Jones.

Three Women Named Deans

Three Women Named Deans

Linda Norman was named dean of the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University. Bridget Terry Long is the new academic dean at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Mary Ann Prater was named dean of education at Brigham Young University.

Five Students at BYU Create Outdoor Activity Lighting Products for Women

Five Students at BYU Create Outdoor Activity Lighting Products for Women

The lighting line was designed for outdoor equipment manufacturer Black Diamond. The design group, which includes four juniors and one senior, calls itself the Femme Den.

Ten Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The ten women in new posts are Cindy Glavas, Charmaine Hack, Linda A.D. Bub, Ingrid Stolzel, Laurie Koehler, Lori Hendricks, Karen Clarke, Jennifer Paustenbaugh, Pam Peter and Marcy Carsey.

Research Dismisses Stereotypes About Gender Gap in Math

Research Dismisses Stereotypes About Gender Gap in Math

A new study by researchers at Brigham Young University and the University of Miami has found that gender differences in the results of mathematical competitions evaporate after the first round of the competitions.

University Study Finds That Women Talk Less Than Men in a Group Decision-Making Process

University Study Finds That Women Talk Less Than Men in a Group Decision-Making Process

The results showed that in group situations, the amount of time that women were speaking was less than 75 percent of the time that their proportion of the group would indicate.

Three Women Appointed to New Teaching Positions

Three Women Appointed to New Teaching Positions

Patricia Ravert was promoted at Brigham Young University, Cynthia Timmerman has joined the faculty at North Dakota State, and Alison Bass will teach journalism at West Virginia University.

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is new of 11 women who are taking on new duties at colleges and universities across the United States.

One Woman Finalist for the Vice President of University and Public Affairs at the University of North Dakota

One Woman Finalist for the Vice President of University and Public Affairs at the University of North Dakota

Susan Walton is associate chair for student media in the department of communication at Brigham Young University in Utah.

Seven Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Each week our online journal provides news of appointments of women to key positions in higher education. Here are the announcements we received this week.

Three New Department Chairs

Three New Department Chairs

Anisa Zvonkovic, Karilynne Wallace, and Amy Petersen Jensen will lead their academic departments.

Two Women Named Department Chairs

Two Women Named Department Chairs

Laura C. Bridgewater at Brigham Young University and Mary Emery at South Dakota State were named department chairs.