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How Interactions Between Teachers and Other Students Impact Girls' Identity as Scientists

How Interactions Between Teachers and Other Students Impact Girls’ Identity as Scientists

Researchers looked at when and how the girls were recognized for their coding successes during a summer coding camp, and how teachers and peers responded when the girls demonstrated coding skills. The authors noted that even in a camp explicitly designed to bolster girls in the sciences, prevailing stereotypes can undermine best intentions.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Taking on new assignments are Justine M. Andrews at the University of New Mexico, Charrise Barron at Brown University, Monique Rocca at Colorado State University, Jennifer R. Smith at Washington University in St. Louis, Nicole Patton Terry at Florida State University, and Suzzette Shaw Goldmon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Tamara Bertrand Jones Awarded the Presidential Medal From the Association for the Study of Higher Education

Tamara Bertrand Jones Awarded the Presidential Medal From the Association for the Study of Higher Education

Tamara Bertrand Jones is an associate professor of higher education in the College of Education at Florida State University. Her research examines the sociocultural influences on socialization during graduate education and the professional experiences of underrepresented populations, particularly Black women, in academia.

Florida State University Exhibit Examines the Role of Women During the World War II Era

Florida State University Exhibit Examines the Role of Women During the World War II Era

“Women at War: At Home and Service in World War II” features the wartime experiences of 12 women of varied backgrounds, sharing their important contributions from the home front to the front lines.

Katelyn Kotlarek Wins the Young Professional Scholarship From the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Katelyn Kotlarek Wins the Young Professional Scholarship From the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Using integrated imaging technology, advanced 3D computer visualization, and acoustic and aerodynamic speech data, Dr. Kotlarek, an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming. examines the anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism in children and adults with cleft palate.

In Memoriam: Karen L. Laughlin, 1951-2020

In Memoriam: Karen L. Laughlin, 1951-2020

Dr. Laughlin came to FSU in 1982 and held a joint appointment in English and humanities for several years. She specialized in modern and American drama, critical theory, and women’s studies. Dr. Laughlin served as head of the undergraduate education for the past 17 years.

Dianne Harrison to Postpone Retirement as President of California State University, Northridge

Dianne Harrison to Postpone Retirement as President of California State University, Northridge

Last November, Dianne Harrison, president of California State University, Northridge, announced she would retire on June 30, 2020. Now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Harrison has announced that she will stay on through the fall 20020 semester.

In Memoriam: Rosemary Santana Cooney, 1946-2020

In Memoriam: Rosemary Santana Cooney, 1946-2020

Dr. Clooney began her career at Fordham as an assistant professor of sociology in 1974. She was awarded tenure in 1980 and later served as chair of the department of sociology. In 2000, Professor Clooney was appointed associate dean of Fordham College.

In Memoriam: Betty Lentz Siegal, 1931-2020

In Memoriam: Betty Lentz Siegal, 1931-2020

Betty Siegel was president emeritus of Kennesaw State University in Georgia and the first woman to serve as a campus president for an institution in the University System of Georgia.She served as president of what is now Kennesaw State University from 1981 to 2006.

A Significant Safety Issue: Women Firefighters Who Work in Gear Designed for Men

A Significant Safety Issue: Women Firefighters Who Work in Gear Designed for Men

A study finds that due to the fact that most firefighters’ gear is designed for men, women firefighters are hampered in their ability to perform their jobs under dangerous circumstances.

Florida State University's Sharon Nicholson Honored by the Humboldt Foundation in Germany

Florida State University’s Sharon Nicholson Honored by the Humboldt Foundation in Germany

The Humboldt Research Award is granted to researchers whose fundamental discoveries or insights have had a significant impact on their discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Here is this week’s listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

President of California State University, Northridge Announces She Will Step Down in June

President of California State University, Northridge Announces She Will Step Down in June

Dianne Harrison, president of California State University, Northridge since 2012, announced that she will step down from her post on June 30, 2020. President Harrison’s academic and research areas of expertise include HIV prevention among women and minority populations and higher education issues related to university leadership.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Angela Lauer Chong was appointed dean of students at Florida State University and Teresa Petty will serve as interim dean of the Cato College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education for Thirteen Women

New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education for Thirteen Women

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 in Higher Education Who Have Been Selected for Prestigious Awards

Five Women in Higher Education Who Have Been Selected for Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Linda Tropp of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Patricia Martinez of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kerry Peluso of Florida State University, Lovoria Williams of the University of Kentucky, and Lizabeth Allison of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Lisa D. Ordonez at UC-San Diego, Kristina Odejimi at Bowdoin College, Kathryn Lively at Dartmouth College, Sandra Brown at Southern University, Marianne Lewis at the University of Cincinnati, Laurie Grubbs at Florida State, Joy Williamson-Lott at the University of Washington, and Stephanie J. Rowley at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Daria J. Willis Selected as the Next President of Everett Community College in Washington State

Daria J. Willis Selected as the Next President of Everett Community College in Washington State

Dr. Willis has been serving as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Earlier in her career, Dr. Willis was an assistant professor of history, faculty senate president, department chair, and dean of academic studies at Lee College in Baytown, Texas.

Do Pregnant Women More Often Opt-Out of the Workplace or Are They Pushed Out?

Do Pregnant Women More Often Opt-Out of the Workplace or Are They Pushed Out?

A new study led by Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, an assistant professor of management in the College of Business at Florida State University, examines why many women leave their jobs after they become pregnant. There are competing theories on the subject.

Study Finds Gender Inequality Has Negative Health Effects on Both Men and Women

Study Finds Gender Inequality Has Negative Health Effects on Both Men and Women

In her study, Patricia Homan, an assistant professor of sociology at Florida State University, goes beyond sexist mistreatment by individuals to examine how the degree of systematic gender inequality in power and resources in a society can impact people’s health.

Gender Expectations and "Always-On" Work-Culture Hurt Women's Chances for Career Advancement

Gender Expectations and “Always-On” Work-Culture Hurt Women’s Chances for Career Advancement

A new study has found that the 24/7 work culture and gender expectations at top professional service companies are why women employees struggle to earn promotions. This contrasts with the widespread corporate belief that women struggle to advance because of their work-life conflict.

Study Finds Girls More Likely Than Boys to Notice Bullying and Realize Its Harm

Study Finds Girls More Likely Than Boys to Notice Bullying and Realize Its Harm

Research has found girls are more likely to recognize the harm of bullying and experience more emotional distress when experiencing bullying as a victim or a bystander,” said lead author Lyndsay Jenkins, assistant professor in the College of Education at Florida State University.

Study Finds Peer-Based Mentoring Model Increases Women Faculty's Sense of Empowerment

Study Finds Peer-Based Mentoring Model Increases Women Faculty’s Sense of Empowerment

The new mentoring model consisted of a combination of monthly large-group sessions on common topics and self-guided small-group sessions with a focus on peer-to-peer relationships. This method encouraged an environment of sharing that was aimed at increasing retention rates for women faculty members.

New Administrative Appointments Relating to Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New Administrative Appointments Relating to Higher Education for a Dozen Women

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

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

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

Eight Women Faculty Members or College Administrators Who Have Been Selected for Major Awards

Eight Women Faculty Members or College Administrators Who Have Been Selected for Major Awards

Here is a listing of women faculty members or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

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.

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.

Honors and Awards for Ten Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Honors and Awards for Ten Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Here is a listing of women faculty members in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

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

In Memoriam: Deborah Hatton Beck, 1952-2018

In Memoriam: Deborah Hatton Beck, 1952-2018

Deborah Hatton was professor of special education, emerita, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She was the founder and director of the Governor Moorehead Preschool for the Blind in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Study Examines Obstacles Faced by Women Aspiring to Be CEOs in America

Study Examines Obstacles Faced by Women Aspiring to Be CEOs in America

A new study led by researchers at Florida State University has found that women CEOs in America are paid less, have shorter tenures, and are less likely to serve as chair of the board for their firms. The analysis also found that companies led by a woman do not do as well in the stock […]

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

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

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The new deans are J. Meejin Yoon in the College of Architecture at Cornell University, Gale S. Etschmaier at the Florida State University Libraries, Anne L. Balazs in the College of Business and Innovation at the University of Toledo, and Kimberly Chestnut in student affairs at the University of Wyoming.