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Study Finds Adolescent Girls Are More Likely Than Boys to Be Bullied and Attempt Suicide

Study Finds Adolescent Girls Are More Likely Than Boys to Be Bullied and Attempt Suicide

Many schools have been cracking down on physical bullying, which is more common among male adolescents. For girls, bullying is more often relational bullying, such as excluding someone from activities and social circles, or spreading rumors about them. This type of bullying is more difficult for adults to detect.

Rutgers Professor Finds Women Executives Are Better at Promoting Diversity in the Workforce

Rutgers Professor Finds Women Executives Are Better at Promoting Diversity in the Workforce

Dr. Anuja Gupta, an assistant professor of management in the School of Business at Rutgers University Camden in New Jersey, cites a major study of leadership competencies of 7,000 executives that shows that women scored better than men in 12 of 16 competencies in the evaluation.

Notable Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars

Notable Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars

The women being honored are Paula A. Johnson, president of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden, and Jill Portnoy, an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Five Women Scholars Named to Positions as Deans

Five Women Scholars Named to Positions as Deans

The women appointed to dean posts are Lynn Mauer at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, Donna Nickitas at Rutgers University-Camden in New Jersey, Toddi Steelman at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Elisabeth Young at Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Carolyn Henry at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri.

New Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women Faculty Members

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.

Scholarly Study Finds a Possible Contributing Factor to the High Maternal Mortality Rate in the United States

Scholarly Study Finds a Possible Contributing Factor to the High Maternal Mortality Rate in the United States

Researchers surveyed a large group of postpartum nurses in hospitals across the country. All respondents were members of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. The researchers found that many of these nurses were not properly informed of the dangers mother face after giving birth

Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars With Ties to Higher Education

Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars With Ties to Higher Education

The honorees are Patricia D. Suplee, an associate professor of nursing at Rutgers University-Camden, Johnnetta Cole, former president of Spelman College and Bennett College, and Jennifer Pazour, an assistant professor of engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

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

Study Finds Wide Disparity in Intimate Partner Violence Among Foreign and Native-Born Latinas

Study Finds Wide Disparity in Intimate Partner Violence Among Foreign and Native-Born Latinas

The study found that physically abused Latinas who were foreign born were two times more likely to have experienced recent intimate partner sexual violence than the physically abused Latinas born in the United States.

Seven Women in New Teaching Roles

Seven Women in New Teaching Roles

The seven women who have been appointed to new faculty posts are Allyson Watson, Anita Hjelmeland, Mary Rizzo, Regina Dehen, Sarah Stein, Hortensia Amaro, and Suzanne Wilson.