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Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

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.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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.

University of Nevada, Reno Debuts New Website Documenting the History of Women on Campus

University of Nevada, Reno Debuts New Website Documenting the History of Women on Campus

The online exhibit includes the history of the suffrage movement on campus, women in science, women bridging cultural divides, the rise of feminism, women in medicine, women’s sororities, and women’s clubs and secret societies.

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Nevada and Berkeley College

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Nevada and Berkeley College

Patsy L. Ruchala is the new dean of the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Eva Skuka was appointed dean of the School of Health Studies at Berkeley College, which operates eight campuses in the New York City metropolitan area.

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.

A New Program to Promote Entrepreneurship Among Woman at the University of Nevada

A New Program to Promote Entrepreneurship Among Woman at the University of Nevada

The Women’s Initiative at the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada at Reno aims to facilitate connections between women involved with entrepreneurial activities on campus with women involved in entrepreneurial activities in the community.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Taking on new roles are Tameka E. Lester at Georgia State, Paula Grammas at the University of Rhode Island, Althema Etzioni at Tuskegee University, Karrie Shogren at the University of Kansas, Amber McLendon at Campbell University, Leslie Greenberg at the University of Nevada, and Alicia Kae Koger at the University of Oklahoma.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Rebecca Campbell of Michigan State University, Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar of the University of Nevada, Gretchen Campbell of the University of Maryland, Karrie Shogren of the University of Kansas, and Gretchen K. Garofoli of West Virginia University.

University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

The four women faculty members at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno who received promotions are Tami Brancamp, Jennifer Hagen, Barbara Kohlenberg, and Sujatha Pitani.

Five Women Scholars Honored With National Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With National Awards

The honorees are YaeBin Kim of the University of Nevada, Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University, Phyllis Miller of Mississippi State University, Jane E. Schulman of LaGuardia Community College, and Bernardine Lacey, formerly of Delaware State University.

Emma Sepulveda of the University of Nevada Wins International Latino Book Award

Emma Sepulveda of the University of Nevada Wins International Latino Book Award

Born in Argentina and raised in Chile, Dr. Sepulveda came to the United States in 1974. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Nevada and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis.

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michele T. Villinski, Karen Ely Sanders, Valerie Taylor, Deborah M. McCreery, Monica Terrell Leach, Kimberly Andrews Espy, Patricia H. Cronin, Yvonne Harris, Huapei Chen, Deborah L. Sheely, Bethany Pace, Mollie Marcoux, and Susan J. Wilson.

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women taking on new roles are Karen Levitov, Rachel Fester, Rebecca L. Kohler, Maureen McCarthy, Kelley Hartley Hutton, Deanna McCormick, and Lee Benton.

Awards for Five University Women

Awards for Five University Women

The honorees are Stacia Gordon of the University of Nevada, Jo Young Switzer of Manchester University, Augusta Vono at Florida International University, Tisa Mason of Fort Hays State, and Susan McLean at Southwest Minnesota State.

University of Nevada Scholar Lands Presidential Appointment

University of Nevada Scholar Lands Presidential Appointment

Jacquelyn Sundstrand, an associate professor and the manuscript and archives librarian of the Special Collections Unit of the University of Nevada Library, has been appointed by President Obama to a five-year term on the Institute of Museum and Library Services Board.

University of Nevada to Hold Its First Engineering Camp for Girls

University of Nevada to Hold Its First Engineering Camp for Girls

In the past the University of Nevada has held engineering camps. But this is the first year that the university will hold a camp that is exclusively for girls ages 13 to 15.

Five Women Professors Selected for Prestigious Honors

Five Women Professors Selected for Prestigious Honors

The honorees are Heather Erwin of the University of Kentucky, Sarah Cowie of the University of Nevada, Sheila Crane of the University of Virginia, Alberta Sbragia of the University of Pittsburgh, and Valerie Wayda of West Virginia University.

Four Women Scholars Earn Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Earn Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Myra Blanco at Virginia Tech, Deborah Boehm at the University of Nevada, Susan Solomon at MIT, and Darby Dickerson at Texas Tech.

University of Nevada Scholars Win Award for Book on Women Casino Workers

University of Nevada Scholars Win Award for Book on Women Casino Workers

Susan Chandler, a professor of social work at the University of Nevada at Reno and Jill B. Jones, an associate professor emerita at the university, received the 2012 National Book Award from the Oral History Association.

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women assuming new administrative posts are Jacqueline DiStefano, Lisa Dorin, Laura Rugless, Ellen Houston, Jalah Goette, and Terri Ventress.

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Here is this week’s news of women at colleges and universities across the United States who have been appointed to new administrative roles.

University of Nevada Scholar Conducting an Archaeological Dig at an Old Hospital in Virginia City

University of Nevada Scholar Conducting an Archaeological Dig at an Old Hospital in Virginia City

Sarah Cowie hopes she will find artifacts to help answer questions on women’s role in the old West.

University of Nevada Professor Wins International Latino Book Award

University of Nevada Professor Wins International Latino Book Award

Emma Sepulveda, director of the Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, was honored for her book on the 2010 mining disaster in Chile.

Three Women Faculty at the University of Nevada Honored for Their "All 4 Kids" Educational Program

Three Women Faculty at the University of Nevada Honored for Their “All 4 Kids” Educational Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture honors a program that seeks to encourage preschool students to adapt healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle.

Only One Woman Among the Six Finalists for President of the University of Nevada

Only One Woman Among the Six Finalists for President of the University of Nevada

Rachel Toni Algaze Croson, a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, is currently on leave serving as a division director at the National Science Foundation.

University of Nevada Offers Free Therapy Sessions for Victims of Domestic Violence

University of Nevada Offers Free Therapy Sessions for Victims of Domestic Violence

The therapy groups, which will meet for seven hours on two separate days, will include between five and eight women and will be led by two professionals.

Five Women Awarded Academic Honors

Five Women Awarded Academic Honors

Rebecca Solnit, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Marisel Moreno, Mimi Chakarov, and Loise O’Neal win awards.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is news of women who have been hired or promoted to new positions in college and university administrations.

Program for Women Scientists at the University of Nevada Enrolls Its Largest Class to Date

Program for Women Scientists at the University of Nevada Enrolls Its Largest Class to Date

WISE program celebrates its fifth anniversary with its largest incoming class.

Three Notable Faculty Appointments

Three Notable Faculty Appointments

Jayathi Murthy, Michelle Le Beau, and Trudy Larson climb the academic ladder.

Three State Universities Name Women Provosts

Three State Universities Name Women Provosts

Women will now hold the provost position at Florida State, Idaho State, and the University of Nevada.

Two Education Professors Honored at National Education Finance Conference

Two Education Professors Honored at National Education Finance Conference

Two women education professors were among the 10 recipients of 2011 Distinguished Research & Practice Fellow Awards given out recently at the National Education Finance Conference in Tampa, Florida.