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Angelika Amon Wins 2019 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

Angelika Amon Wins 2019 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

The award is presented annually to an immigrant with a legacy of major accomplishment in the biomedical sciences. A native of Austria, Dr. Amon is considered among the world’s leading experts on cell division.

Fourteen Women "Geniuses" Win MacArthur Fellowships

Fourteen Women “Geniuses” Win MacArthur Fellowships

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation has announced the selection of 25 individuals in this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. Fourteen women are among the 25 new MacArthur Fellows.

A Half Dozen Women Among the 2018 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

A Half Dozen Women Among the 2018 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

Each of the 18 new Packard Fellows will receive $875,000 over five years for them to use to pursue their research interests in physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, or engineering. This year, one third of the new cohort of Packard Fellows are women.

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the hiring of 16 new faculty members. Four of the new faculty hires are women: Sili Deng, Tami Lieberman, Farnaz Niroui, and Desiree Plata.

Five Women Will Be Joining the Faculty of the School of Engineering at MIT

Five Women Will Be Joining the Faculty of the School of Engineering at MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of technology has announced the addition of 13 new faculty members in its School of Engineering. Five of the 13 new faculty members are women.

Johnson & Johnson Partners With Colleges and Universities to Promote Women in STEM Fields

Johnson & Johnson Partners With Colleges and Universities to Promote Women in STEM Fields

Among the partner institutions are the California Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Rhode Island School of Design, Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Spelman College in Atlanta.

Six Women Join the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

Six Women Join the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

The new faculty members are Paloma Duong in Latin American studies, Caley Horan and Tanalis Padilla in history,
Amy Moran-Thomas and Bettina Stoetzer in anthropology, and Leslie Tilley in music and theater arts.

Three Women Scientists Join the Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Three Women Scientists Join the Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nikta Fakhri and Lindley Winslow are both new assistant professors in the department of physics at MIT. Gabriela Schlau-Cohen was hired as an assistant professor of chemistry.

Women Enrollments: CalTech vs. MIT

Women Enrollments: CalTech vs. MIT

Women are 37 percent of the entering class at CalTech and 46 percent of first-year students at MIT.

Uganda Journalist Awarded Fellowship at MIT

Uganda Journalist Awarded Fellowship at MIT

Jackee Budesta Batanda will also work with journalist at two major American newspapers.