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Six Women Faculty Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

The six women scholars in new roles are Ana María Martínez at Rice University in Houston, Gail Wilson at Oklahoma State University, Malika Jeffries-EL at Boston University, Shoshana Schechter at Yeshiva University in New York, Anne-Marie Schultz at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and J. Camille Hall at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

New Administrative Appointments for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Six Women 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles and Responsibilities

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles and Responsibilities

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.

The First Woman President of SUNY's Upstate Medical University

The First Woman President of SUNY’s Upstate Medical University

Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena has been serving as chair of the department of pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and as a professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Yeshiva University Will Merge the Faculties of Yeshiva College and the Stern College for Women

Yeshiva University Will Merge the Faculties of Yeshiva College and the Stern College for Women

The two undergraduate campuses of Yeshiva, in different neighborhoods of Manhattan, will remain separate. But the faculties of the two campuses will merge into unified departments. Karen Bacon will be the inaugural dean of the combined undergraduate faculty.

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

The four women with new teaching roles are Sharmila Makhija at Yeshiva University, Kathryn Birkeland at the University of South Daktoa, Ewelina Bolcun-Filas at the Jackson Laboratory, and Jacqueline Goldsby at Yale University.

 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.

The First Woman President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

The First Woman President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Jo A. Hannafin is director of orthopedic research at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. She also serves as the head team physician for the New York Liberty of the WNBA.

Study Finds That Men Are More Likely Than Women to Commit Fraud in Scientific Research

Study Finds That Men Are More Likely Than Women to Commit Fraud in Scientific Research

Overall, the researchers from Yeshiva University, Rutgers University, and the University of Washington found that 65 percent of the fraud cases in academic science publishing were perpetrated by men. But among faculty members who committed fraud, 88 percent of the perpetrators were men.

Four Women Academics Win Awards

Four Women Academics Win Awards

Edith Mitchell of Thomas Jefferson University, Meredith Hawkins of Yeshiva University, Cynthia Feliciano of UCal Irvine, and Kim Obbink of Montana State are the honorees.

Notable Awards to Women in Higher Education

Notable Awards to Women in Higher Education

• Sherry J. Yennello, Regents Professor of Chemistry and associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Science at Texas A&M University, has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal from the American Chemical Society. Dr. Yennello has taught at Texas A&M since 1993. She holds a […]