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Colby College Historian Elizabeth D. Leonard Wins Book Award

Colby College Historian Elizabeth D. Leonard Wins Book Award

Elizabeth D. Leonard, the John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, has been selected to receive the Thomas D. Clark Medallion from the Thomas D. Clark Foundation. She is being honored for her book on slavery in Kentucky.

Cynthia Larive Named Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz

Cynthia Larive Named Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Larive currently serves as provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, a position she has held since 2017. She has been a member of the UC Riverside community since 2005. Dr. Larive will begin her tenure as chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz on July 1.

Six Women Named to the Engineering Faculty at the  University of California, Riverside

Six Women Named to the Engineering Faculty at the University of California, Riverside

Thew six women who have joined the faculty in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside are Giulia Palermo in bioengineering, Cesunica Ivey and Kandis Leslie Gilliard-AbdulAziz in chemical and environmental engineering, Mariam Salloum in computer science, and Mona Eskandari and Luat Vuong in mechanical engineering.

Rachelle Cruz Wins a 2018 American Book Award for Her Debut Poetry Collection

Rachelle Cruz Wins a 2018 American Book Award for Her Debut Poetry Collection

Rachelle Cruz, a lecturer in the department of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, has won a 2018 American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for her debut poetry collection, God’s Will for Monsters.

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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions 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.

Two Women Scholars Changing Universities to Take Dean Positions

Two Women Scholars Changing Universities to Take Dean Positions

Sharon L. Walker was appointed dean of the College of Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia and Beth Angell will be the next dean of the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Both women will begin their new jobs this summer.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members 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.

Two Young Scholars Aiming to Boost Gender Diversity in the Soil Sciences

Two Young Scholars Aiming to Boost Gender Diversity in the Soil Sciences

Angelia Seyfferth, an assistant professor in the department of plant and soil sciences at the University of Delaware, and Samantha Ying, an assistant professor of soil biogeochemistry at the University of California, Riverside, thought 21 women were going to attend a networking event at a recent convention. Nearly 100 showed up.

The New Provost at the University of California, Riverside

The New Provost at the University of California, Riverside

A scholar of bioanalytical chemistry, Dr. Cynthia K. Larive joined the faculty at the University of California, Riverside in 2005. Since coming to the university, she has served as vice provost for undergraduate education, interim dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, and chair of the department of chemistry.

Careers of Women Faculty Members Are Burdened by "Academic Housekeeping" Chores

Careers of Women Faculty Members Are Burdened by “Academic Housekeeping” Chores

Research by Cassandra Guarino, professor of education and public policy at the University of California, Riverside, finds that women faculty members continue to disproportionately serve on committees and handle departmental administrative duties.

University of California, Davis Scholar to be Honored by the Geological Society of America

University of California, Davis Scholar to be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isabel Montanez, the Chancellor’s Leadership Professor at the University of California, Davis, is being honored for her scientific contributions to geology, her service to the society, and for mentoring young women geoscientists. She will be honored at the society’s annual meeting in October.

Three Women Scholars at Major Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Women Scholars at Major Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Davene M. White, a clinical assistant professor at the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C., Julia Bailey-Serress, a professor of genetics at the University of California, Riverside, and Kathleen M. Rasmussen , a professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Susan Wessler Chosen as a Member of Britain's Royal Society

Susan Wessler Chosen as a Member of Britain’s Royal Society

Dr. Susan Wessler holds the Neil A. and Rochelle A. Campbell Presidential Chair for Innovation in Science Education in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Anna Barone at Pennsylvania State University, Michele Harper at Alcorn State University, Samantha K. Huge at the College of William and Mary, Alice A. Ruth at Dartmouth College, Tamala Tamu Sukari Choma at the University of California, Riverside, and Robin Dozier Otten at the University of New Mexico.

University of California, Riverside Scholar Honored With a Book Award

University of California, Riverside Scholar Honored With a Book Award

Anthea Kraut, professor of dance at the University of California Riverside, will receive the 2015-16 Emory Elliott Book Award that honors a book published by a faculty member in the College of Humanities at the university.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Seven 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.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

Newly appointed to endowed chairs are Norma Hafenstein at the University of Denver, Jennifer Richeson at Yale University, and Melissa M. WIlcox at the University of California, Riverside.

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

Nine 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming 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.

Glena Temple Will Be the Next President of Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Glena Temple Will Be the Next President of Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Dr. Glena Temple joined the faculty at Viterbo University in 2001 and served as dean of the School of Letters and Sciences from 2008 to 2013. She was appointed vice president for academic affairs in 2015.

New Deans Are Named at Eight Colleges and Universities

New Deans Are Named at Eight Colleges and Universities

The women who have been appointed to dean posts are Jane E. Carreiro, Sara Rosen, Laura Bertonazzi, Patricia A. Okker, Sharon Walker, Paula O’Loughlin, Gloria Jones-Johnson, and Ingrid C. Burke.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Deborah Deas at the University of California, Riverside, Montserrat Fuentes at Virginia Commonwealth University, Kate Howard at the University of Southern Mississippi, Onye Ozuzu at Columbia College in Chicago, and Nancy Bauer at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 11 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.

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Carolyn N. Dean at Yale University, Tracy Kahn at the University of California, Riverside, Karen J. Castle at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Mari Tietze at Texas Woman’s University.

In Memoriam: Jennifer Fish Kashay, 1966-2016

In Memoriam: Jennifer Fish Kashay, 1966-2016

Jennifer Fish Kashay, an associate professor of history at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, died on January 3 after suffering a heart attack. She was 49 years old.

Laila Lalami Wins Another Honor for Her Novel <em>The Moor's Account</em>

Laila Lalami Wins Another Honor for Her Novel The Moor’s Account

Laila Lalami, a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, has won the 2015 Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award for Fiction presented by the Hurston/Wright Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Two Women Named to Positions as Dean

Two Women Named to Positions as Dean

Milagros Pena is the new dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, and on July 1, 2016, Deborah Berke will become the first woman dean of the Yale School of Architecture.

Laila Lalami of the University of California, Riverside Wins an American Book Award

Laila Lalami of the University of California, Riverside Wins an American Book Award

Laila Lalami, a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, won an American Book Award from The Before Columbus Foundation for her latest novel The Moor’s Account.

<em>Business Insider</em> Honors the "Groundbreaking Women Scientists" at U.S. Universities

Business Insider Honors the “Groundbreaking Women Scientists” at U.S. Universities

Business Insider recently published its list of “50 Groundbreaking Scientists Who are Changing the Way We See the World.” Of these 50 groundbreaking scientists, 15 are women and 11 of these women have current ties to academic institutions in the United States.

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

The honorees are Elizabeth Belding of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Yolanda T. Moses of the University of California, Riverside, Isis Carbajal de Garcia of Florida International University, Elena T. Carbone of the University of Massachusetts, and Lynda Bonewald from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Seven Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

Seven Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

The appointees to endowed chairs are Andrea Louise Campbell at MIT, Alison P. Galvani at Yale University, Fiona Harrison at CalTech, Seung-kyung Kim at Indiana University, Susan R. Wessler at the University of California, Riverside, Vicki Sealey at West Virginia University, and Lisa Cohen at Wesleyan University.

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women 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.

Jennifer Chen to Be the Youngest Graduate of the Florida International University College of Medicine

Jennifer Chen to Be the Youngest Graduate of the Florida International University College of Medicine

Jennifer Chen never graduated from high school. After finishing ninth grade, she enrolled at California State University, Los Angeles at the age of 14. This spring, Chen will be youngest person to graduate from the medical school at Florida International University.