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Smita Bhatia Receives the Outstanding Investigator Award From the National Cancer Institute

Smita Bhatia Receives the Outstanding Investigator Award From the National Cancer Institute

Smita Bhatia is the director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Bhatia also serves as vice chair for outcomes research in the university’s department of pediatric oncology.

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or 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.

Having Educated Children Contributes to a Woman's Longevity

Having Educated Children Contributes to a Woman’s Longevity

A new study led by a scholar at the University of Alabama Birmingham has found that women whose adult children are highly educated are more likely to live longer than women with adult children with lower levels of education.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

Three Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Three Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Ava Ordman, professor in the College of Music at Michigan State University, Kara D. Peterman, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Massachusetts, and Jayme Locke an associate professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Five Women Scholars at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Gloria Billingsley at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Kristina Olson at the University of Washington, Sandra NcGeee at the University of Iowa, Janice Jackson at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Deborah J. Wiebe at the University of California, Merced.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Erika T. Camacho of Arizona State University, Susan A. Murphy of Harvard University, Kathleen Blake Yancy of Florida State University, Lorie Harper of the University of Alabama Birmingham, and Diane Ebert-May of Michigan State University.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Patricia A. Patrician was appointed to the Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Chair in Nursing at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing and Lynne C. Lancaster, of Ohio University, has been named the Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.

Seven Women Academics Recognized with Prestigious Honors or Awards

Seven Women Academics Recognized with Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Phyllis Sharps of Johns Hopkins University, Tresa M. Pollock of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Delia Cheung Horn of Northeastern University, Eugenie V. Mielczarek at George Mason University, Annelise Riles of Cornell University, Lila Gierasch of the University of Massachusetts, and Tina Mozelle Braziel of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Leila Mansouri is a new assistant professor of English at Scripps College. Angela Lewis, was named interim chair of political science at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and M. Sue Kirkman was named chair of the National Diabetes Education Program.

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New 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.

The New Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic at the University of Alabama Birmingham

The New Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic at the University of Alabama Birmingham

Any patient who was diagnosed with breast cancer more than a year ago is eligible to use the clinic for specialized follow-up care.

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Since 2009, Dr. Pam Benoit has served as executive vice president and provost at Ohio University in Athens. Earlier in her career, Dr. Benoit was chair of the department of communications at the University of Missouri and served on the faculty at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Tina Simpson of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Sue Klappa of Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, Monika Williams Shealey of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, Patricia A. Broderick of the City University of New York, and Laurie Fleming of the University of Mississippi.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

The selected for prestigious honors are: Judy Genshaft, Fenice Boyd, Anna Deavere Smith, Vivien Schmidt, Donna Cox, Marilyn Horne, Marisa Marques, and Sandra Sanguino

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major 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.

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Nancy B. Moody is the first woman president of Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee. She has served in this role since 2009. Earlier in her career, Dr. Moody was the first woman to serve as president of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Higher Education

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Higher Education

The honorees are Elizabeth F. Loftus of the University of California, Irvine, Frances Griffith of the University of Arkansas, Karla Smith Fuller of Guttman Community College, Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama Birmingham, the late Marie W. Wooten at Auburn University, Mahzarin R. Banaji at Harvard University, and Nancy A. Miller at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at 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.

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.

Birmingham-Southern College Names Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith as Its Fifteenth President

Birmingham-Southern College Names Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith as Its Fifteenth President

Since 2013, Flaherty-Goldsmith has worked as a pro bono consultant with Human Rights First, a non-profit, nonpartisan human rights organization. Earlier she was chief of staff for the president of Birmingham-Southern College.

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

The honorees are Peppi Kenny of Western Illinois University in Macomb, Karen Sowers at the University of Tennessee, Anna S. Lok of the University of Michigan, Claudia Gunsch of Duke University in North Carolina, and Marie Bakitas of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Bei Yu at Syracuse University in New York, Stephanie R. Yates at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Lisa A. Marsch at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Mona Kerby at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

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.

Prestigious Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars

Prestigious Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars

The honorees are Tara Leigh Grove of the William & Mary Law School, Cathleen Curtiss of Daemen College, Renee Laegreid of the University of Wyoming, Elaine Martin of the University of Massachusetts, Herma Hill Kay of the University of California, Berkeley, and Suzanne Oparil of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

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.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The six women faculty members are Mia Levy at Vanderbilt University, Cris Mayo at West Virginia University, Annalisa Piccorelli at the University of Wyoming, Wendy R. Boswell at Texas A&M University, Verity Harte at Yale University, and Linda Moneyham at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The women faculty members who have been honored are Dyann Wirth of the Harvard School of Public Health, Tamra Stambaugh of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

The honorees are Mary Beth Hatten of Rockefeller University, Diane Kellogg of Bentley University, Mary Alice Bruce of the University of Wyoming, Lisa Graley of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Gina Athena Ulysse of Wesleyan University, and Virginia Howard of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.