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Twenty-Two Women Academics Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Twenty-Two Women Academics Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

According to a WIAReport analysis of the group of 84 new members of the National Academy of Sciences, 23, or 27.4 percent, are women. The number and percentage of women new members is slightly lower than in 2015 or 2016.

The National Academy of Sciences Elects 24 Women as New Members

The National Academy of Sciences Elects 24 Women as New Members

Women make up 28.6 percent of this year’s class of new members of the National Academy of Sciences. This is considerable improvement from a year ago. In 2014, women made up 21.4 percent of the new NAS members.

A Downward Trend in Election of Women to the National Academy of Sciences

A Downward Trend in Election of Women to the National Academy of Sciences

Recently, the National Academy of Sciences elected 84 new members to its ranks. Of the 84 new members, 18, or 21.4 percent, are women. A year ago, women were 26.2 percent of the new members.

Study Finds Gender Differences in Neural Connections

Study Finds Gender Differences in Neural Connections

The study found that women’s brains tended to be highly connected across the left and right hemispheres. But in men’s brains, the strongest neural connections were between the front and back regions of the brain.

National Academy of Sciences Elects 22 Women Among Its 84 New Members

National Academy of Sciences Elects 22 Women Among Its 84 New Members

Recently, the National Academy of Sciences elected 84 new members to its ranks. Of the 84 new members, 22, or 26.2 percent, are women. A year ago, women were 31 percent of the new members.

Professor Lori Holt to Receive the Troland Research Award From the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Lori Holt to Receive the Troland Research Award From the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Holt, of Carnegie Mellon University, is being honored for “studies advancing our understanding of the sensory and cognitive processes that are fundamental to the perception of speech.”

New Women Members of the National Academy of Sciences

New Women Members of the National Academy of Sciences

Election to membership in the National Academy of Sciences is considered one of greatest honors for members of the scientific community. Of the 84 new members elected this year, 26, or 31 percent, are women.

Katherine Kantardjieff: New Dean at CalState San Marcos

Katherine Kantardjieff: New Dean at CalState San Marcos

She is the new dean of the university’s College of Science and Mathematics.