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Karen Viskupic Named President of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Karen Viskupic Named President of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Karen Viskupic, an assistant research professor of geosciences at Boise State University in Idaho. She works with geoscience faculty on curriculum development and assessment, advises all undergraduate geoscience students, and works on several campus-wide initiatives to improve undergraduate and graduate STEM student success. 

Eight Women Faculty at Major Universities Who Are Taking on New Duties

Eight Women Faculty at Major Universities Who Are 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.

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.

In Memoriam: Roberta Coleman, 1938-2019

In Memoriam: Roberta Coleman, 1938-2019

Dr. Coleman joined the faculty at the University of Delaware and taught there until her retirement in 2009. In 1985, she became the first woman to receive the University’s Francis Alison Award, the University of Delaware’s highest faculty honor.

Fifteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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 Appointed to Positions as Provosts

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Provosts

Marion Crain was appointed interim provost at Washington University in St. Louis and Angela M. Salas is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.

In Memoriam: Shirley Bradley LeFlore, 1940-2019

In Memoriam: Shirley Bradley LeFlore, 1940-2019

In addition to serving as poet laureate for the city of St. Louis, LeFlore was an educator. She was the first African American assistant dean of students at what is now Webster University in Missouri.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

The women leaving their posts are Ellen Smiley at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Barbara A. Schaal at Washington University in St. Louis, Patricia Henry at Harvard University, Sharon Hunt at the University of Arkansas, and Mari Anne Phillips at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

Here is a listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles 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.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Marla F. Frederick at Emory University in Atlanta, Amy Hauft at Washington University in St. Louis, Chen-Yu Li at Indiana University, and Paula M. Vertino at the University of Rochester in New York.

Study Finds Women's Brains Appear Metabolically Three Years Younger Than Men's

Study Finds Women’s Brains Appear Metabolically Three Years Younger Than Men’s

A new study by scholars at the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis has found that women’s brains appear to be about three years younger than men’s of the same chronological age, metabolically speaking. The researchers believe these findings could be one clue to why women tend to stay mentally sharp longer than men.

In Memoriam: Irene Leota Moore Wright, 1927-2019

In Memoriam: Irene Leota Moore Wright, 1927-2019

Throughout her career, Dr. Wright held faculty positions as Atlanta University, Clark College, Spelman College, Tuskegee Institute, Albany State College, and Saint Louis University.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties 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.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Four Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Four Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Megan A. Cooper was promoted to associate professor of pediatrics and Amanda L. Lewis was promoted to associate professor of molecular microbiology. In addition, Cynthia E. Rogers was promoted to associate professor of psychiatry and Christina L. Stallings was promoted to associate professor of molecular microbiology.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

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

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Who Have Been 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.

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.

Study Finds That Women Heart Attack Victims Are More Likely to Survive If Treated by a Woman Doctor

Study Finds That Women Heart Attack Victims Are More Likely to Survive If Treated by a Woman Doctor

A new study by researchers at the business schools of the University of Minnesota, Washington University in St. Louis, and Harvard University also found that male physicians who have a large number of female colleagues or who have treated a large number of female heart attack patients have better success rates with female heart attack patients.

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty 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.

Sixteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Sixteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members 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.

Thirteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

New Administrative Appointments for 13 Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Appointments for 13 Women at Major 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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Harshita Mruthinti Kamath at Emory University, Alena Kubatova at the University of North Dakota, Heather Woofter at Washington University in St. Louis, and Melinda J. Beeuwkes Buntin at Vanderbilt University.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The women faculty members in new roles are Hui Cao at Yale University, Cynthia Feliciano at Washington University in St. Louis, Tayari Jones at Emory University in Atlanta, Jane Aiken at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and Mary Beth Kirkham at Kansas State University.

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Professor Wildermuth currently serves as associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah. Earlier, she was the university’s chief sustainability officer and a professor in the university’s College of Law. She was a clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Race Appears to Be an Important Factor in Their Employment Prospects

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Race Appears to Be an Important Factor in Their Employment Prospects

In a study of breast cancer survivors conducted at Washington University in St. Louis, the data showed that African-Americans were four times more likely to leave the workforce despite fighting a breast cancer with high survival rates than was the case for White patients of the same age.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles 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.