RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "Florida International University"

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Caroline Simpson of Florida International University, Deborah Estrin of Cornell Tech in New York, Michelle Personick of Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Doris Taylor of the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, and Cait Lamberton of the University of Pittsburgh.

Here Are 11 Women Faculty Members Who Have New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here Are 11 Women Faculty Members Who Have New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions.

Florida International University's New Effort to Prevent Domestic Violence

Florida International University’s New Effort to Prevent Domestic Violence

Florida International University’s International Women, Gender, and Violence Initiative is focused on prevention and education on the issues related to domestic violence on the local, national, and global scale.

Seven Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Seven Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Taking on new roles are Margarita A. Mooney at Princeton Theological Seminary, Martha Mamo at the University of Nebraska, Suzanna Rose at Florida International University, Eve Straussman-Pflanzer at Detroit Institute of Arts, Suzanne Lenhart at the University of Tennessee, Megan J. Mueller at Tufts University, and Cheryl Lyn Walker at Texas A&M University.

University Report Finds a Huge Gender Gap in Communications Industry Employment

University Report Finds a Huge Gender Gap in Communications Industry Employment

A new study led by researchers at the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University in Miami has found a huge gender gap in employment in media-related firms.

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

Candace Floyd of the University of Alabama Birmingham is president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society. Marilys R. Nepomechie of Florida International University is the new president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

Florida International University's Research on the Gender Gap in the Nation's Newsrooms

Florida International University’s Research on the Gender Gap in the Nation’s Newsrooms

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University in Miami has teamed up with the American Society of News Editors to collect and analyze data on the presence of women and minorities in the nation’s newsrooms.

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

The honorees are Elizabeth Belding of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Yolanda T. Moses of the University of California, Riverside, Isis Carbajal de Garcia of Florida International University, Elena T. Carbone of the University of Massachusetts, and Lynda Bonewald from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Five Women Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women appointed to new administrative positions are Jennifer deHart at Unity College, Kerry Chaplin at Vassar College, Erica J. Hashimoto at the University of Georgia, Evelyn Gaiser at Florida International University, and Kelli Thomas at the University of Kansas.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Jennifer Chen to Be the Youngest Graduate of the Florida International University College of Medicine

Jennifer Chen to Be the Youngest Graduate of the Florida International University College of Medicine

Jennifer Chen never graduated from high school. After finishing ninth grade, she enrolled at California State University, Los Angeles at the age of 14. This spring, Chen will be youngest person to graduate from the medical school at Florida International University.

Seven Women Have Been Named to University Administrative Posts

Seven Women Have Been Named to University Administrative Posts

The women in new university administrative posts are Sigal Segev at Florida International, Chanta Haywood at Albany State, Amy Schlesing at the University of Arkansas, Coleen Burrus at Princeton, Juliet Weissman at Cornell Tech, Jenine Culligan at Hollins University, and Karen High at Clemson University.

Two Women Among the Five Finalists to Chair the Department of Architecture at the University of Arkansas

Two Women Among the Five Finalists to Chair the Department of Architecture at the University of Arkansas

W. Elysse Newman is an associate professor and director of advanced studies at Florida International University in Miami and Nichole Wiedemann is an associate professor and director of the Professional Residency Program at the University of Texas.

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women

The women taking on new roles are Gayle Colston Barge, Suzanne M. Rivera, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela, Marcie Gardner, Michelle Masucci, Jordana Pomeroy, Genesee Adkins, and Lindsay LeRoy.

In Memoriam: Judy Miles Merritt, 1943-2014

In Memoriam: Judy Miles Merritt, 1943-2014

Judy Merritt was the first woman to serve as a community college president in the state of Alabama. She served as president of Jefferson State Community College from 1979 to June 30, 2014.

This Week's Round-Up of the Appointments of Women to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

This Week’s Round-Up of the Appointments of Women to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Ramona Romero, Zora Mulligan, Alta Mauro, Jenna Colvin, Indira Guzman, LaToya Battle-Brown, Judi Segall, Betty Boatright, Anusha Zechella, Elizabeth R. Dumont, Amy Eichhorst, Maricel Cigales, Jane Schuh, and Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan,

The New Provost at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida

The New Provost at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida

Irma Becerra-Fernandez, who holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, had been serving as vice president in the Office of Engagement at Florida International University in Miami. Earlier she was vice provost for academic affairs and a professor of business administration at FIU.

Florida International University Biologist to Lead National Scientific Society

Florida International University Biologist to Lead National Scientific Society

Maureen Donnelly, associate dean of Graduate Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of biological sciences at Florida International University in Miami, was elected president of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s summary of appointments and promotions of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women taking on new assignments are Jan Bond, Leanne Wirkkula, Margaret Wagner Dahl, Jacqueline A. Faulkner, Margaret Dimond, Lori Baker-Lloyd, Rachel Fleck, and Carla Lupi

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Among the 30 finalists are books by 15 women. Nine of the 15 women finalists have affiliations with higher education in the United States.

Awards for Five University Women

Awards for Five University Women

The honorees are Stacia Gordon of the University of Nevada, Jo Young Switzer of Manchester University, Augusta Vono at Florida International University, Tisa Mason of Fort Hays State, and Susan McLean at Southwest Minnesota State.

Four Women in New Teaching Positions

Four Women in New Teaching Positions

The four women in new teaching posts are: Eileen MacAvery Kane at Berkeley College, Lauren Lake at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Deborah Witt Sherman at Florida International University, and Poonam Sharma at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees at Irma Becerra-Fernandez at Florida International, Makaela Kingsley at Wesleyan, Geneva Henry at George Washington, Debra Fickler at Villanova, Lisa McBride at PCOM, Diane Paukstelis at Kansas State, Melissa Wargo at Western Carolina, and Barbara Jones at Boston College.

Honors and Awards for Six Women Scholars

Honors and Awards for Six Women Scholars

The honorees are Virginia McLaughlin of the College of William and Mary, Natasha Brison of Georgia State University, journalist Yoani Sanchez, Cathy Constable of the University of California San Diego, Leigh McCue-Weil of Virginia Tech, and Lee Thompson of Case Western Reserve University.

Four Women Academics Honored With Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Awards

The honorees are Julie Schwarz of Washington University, Ulrike Heine of Clemson University, Nancy Freeman of the University of South Carolina, and Mercedes Prieto of Florida International University.

Gift Establishes Center for Women in Communications at Florida International University

Gift Establishes Center for Women in Communications at Florida International University

The money for the center was donated by dean emerita and professor Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver. The new center will be named in her honor.

UMass Dartmouth Chooses Its Next Chancellor

UMass Dartmouth Chooses Its Next Chancellor

Divina Grossman is now vice president of engagement at Florida International University in Miami.

Mary Grant and Divina Grossman Named Finalists for Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

Mary Grant and Divina Grossman Named Finalists for Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

Grant, president of Massachusetts College of the Liberal Arts, and Grossman, a vice president and former dean at Florida International University, are among six finalists.

Florida International University Professor Wins Book Award

Florida International University Professor Wins Book Award

Lynne Barrett was named the winner of the Gold Award in the general fiction category of the Florida Book Awards.

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Florida International University Seeks to Boost Opportunities for Women in the Sciences

Florida International University Seeks to Boost Opportunities for Women in the Sciences

The initiative is funded by a three-year, $573,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

University of Florida to Study Problem Drinking Among Women With HIV

University of Florida to Study Problem Drinking Among Women With HIV

A group of four universities will participate in a $2.7 million federal grant program.

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Here is news of awards and honors bestowed on eight women professors, authors, administrators, or philanthropists.