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News Archive - Fall 2007

MU-ADVANCE, MURC, and the Cell Differentiation and Development Center present the kick-off event to establish a monthly Grant Chat coffee break to discuss upcoming grant opportunities and share grant preparation resources. The first event is scheduled for Dec. 12, 2-3:00 PM in BBSC 102 and will focus on research in undergraduate institution (RUI) impact statements. Summaries and resources available to faculty will be posted at www.marshall.edu/mu-advance/GrantChat.asp. (12/7/2007)

 


In the climate survey administered by MU-ADVANCE in April 2007, participants were asked to report on mentors. Results from this survey revealed that 43% of female and 31% of male respondents did have some form of mentor. Women ranked their mentors higher than men as advocates and role models, but lower in terms of advice on balancing work/life. (11/30/2007) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE recruitment evaluation shows that for the 2006/2007 academic year half the offers were to female applicants, but fewer than half of those chose to come to Marshall (for tenure-track positions in the STEM disciplines. (11/16/2007) More information...

 


University Data Reveals a Need for Additional Resources to Support Preparation Toward Tenure and Promotion. A major expectation of NSF-ADVANCE institutions is an extensive self-study that includes the collection and analysis of university data. With that in mind, MU-ADVANCE reviewed promotion and tenure outcomes for STEM departments in CITE, COLA, COS, and the SOM. Marshall university data revealed that in these departments 74% of women and 99% of men were successful in obtaining tenure and/or promotion for academic years 2003/04 through 2006/07. (11/9/2007) More information...

 


Marshall bids farewell to Dr. Karen Li Simpkins, who retired from Marshall at the end of the Spring 2007 semester, having taught in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for 31 years. (11/2/2007) More information...

 


Six members of the MU-ADVANCE team traveled to Washington, DC for the NSF-ADVANCE Principal Investigators’ meeting. Marcia Harrison, Tina Cartwright, Elaine Baker, Elizabeth Murray, Kathleen Miezio and Heidi Williams attended the event, held in Washington DC from June 18-20, 2007. More information....

 


MU Biology Student wins Best Undergraduate Research Award. Ms. Megan Neal won the Best Undergraduate Researcher Award at the STAR (Science, Technology and Research) Symposium held in Morgantown, WV on Sept. 17-18. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE welcomes new female STEM faculty MU-ADVANCE is pleased to welcome 5 new female tenure-track faculty in the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Pharmacology, and Physics. More information...

 


National news. The House Science and Technology Committee held a hearing on "Women in Academic Science and Engineering" on Oct. 17 from 2-4 PM. Witnesses include Donna Shalala, the chair from that NAS panel, Kathie Olsen (NSF), Freeman Hrabowski (President, UMBC), Myron Campbell (Chair of Physics, U. Mich) and Gretchen Ritter (co-chair of the task force on gender equity, UT Austin). Links to the Press Release and Hearing Archives are currently unavailable.

 

 

News Archive - Spring 2007

Farewell to Dr. Norah Esty. MU-ADVANCE bids farewell to our successful mathematics colleague who will join her fiancé in Boston, Massachusetts, where she will be an an Assistant Professor in Mathematics at Stonehill College. More information...

 


Welcome from the Director. Dr. Cartwright outlines a compelling new National Academy of Sciences report in her welcome from the Spring 2007 newsletter. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE visits VT-ADVANCE in Blacksburg, VA. MU-ADVANCE visited VT-ADVANCE who has had an ADVANCE program for 3 years to obtain helpful advice. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE workshop events. MU-ADVANCE coordinated a variety of workshop events in the Spring 2007. More information...

 


MU Faculty Climate Survey. The climate survey results will guide our recruitment, retention, and policy efforts, which will impact all faculty members More information...

 


MU STEM Recruitment Overview. MU-ADVANCE has been working with several departments to recruit well-qualified candidates to open positions. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Mini Grants Support Travel and Research Development for Seven STEM Faculty. MU-ADVANCE Faculty Development Committee funded seven $1000 mini-grants. More information...

 


Meet the MU-ADVANCE Student Assistants. Four student assistants join the MU-ADVANCE team. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE hires Dr. Tina Cartwright as MU-ADVANCE Program Director. A director has been chosen to lead the NSF-funded ADVANCE program at Marshall University. Dr. Tina Cartwright joined the ADVANCE team in January to develop new strategies to increase the participation of women in the sciences and engineering fields. More information...

 


Small Grant Workshop: Grant Writing Capability Enhancement. A workshop on small grant opportunities was held on January 5, 2007, in the Memorial Student Center at Marshall University. This event was sponsored by the Marshall ADVANCE Program, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Marshall University Research Corporation. More information...

 

 

News Archive - Fall 2006

Marshall University receives $1.2 million federal grantto promote women faculty in science, technology, engineering and math. Marshall University has received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) ADVANCE Program, thus joining a prestigious community of NSF-ADVANCE-institutions dedicated to supporting women scientists and engineers in the United States. More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Newsletters: Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Summer 2009, Winter 2010

 


MU-ADVANCE: News Archives - 2008, News Archives - 2009, News Archive - 2010, News Archives - 2011

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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