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6 random things about Alice

I’ve been tagged twice to tell you 6 random things about me. Here are the rules: The Rules Link to the person who tagged you. Post the rules on your blog. Write 6 random things about yourself. Tag 6 people at the end of your post and link to them. Let each person you have…

My colleague Donna Riley just sent me a way-cool call for papers: inclusive science, for a special issue of the National Women’s Studies Association Journal. Get your writing hats on — papers are due January 15! The rest of the call is after the fold.

Scientiae delayed

I’m hoping it’s not the effect of the Halloweeny season, but Jane’s edition of the November Scientiae will be delayed. Because she has pneumonia. Please don’t take this as indicative of a curse on Scientiae hosts. But do take it as a chance to send in a last-minute post to Jane through the usual way…

DonorsChoose 2008: Last Day

It’s the very last day of our DonorsChoose Reader Challenge for 2008. I just want to say how amazed I am by the generosity of our readers. I’m particularly proud that we have far more donors than many of our more widely read competitors er, Sciblings. By the time we add in the contribution from…

Good news/Bad news

It’s one of those days where it is now almost 4 pm and I have yet to get working on tomorrow morning’s lecture. I’m also going to miss a self-imposed deadline to get a draft out to a collaborator. Instead, I spent the morning getting flu shots for Minnow and I and working with a…

AWIS workshop on “what works”

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to come to a day-long workshop hosted by the Association of Women in Science at Eli Lilly in Indianapolis. Below are some snippets on things I learned, for better or worse.

Picking up on a meme for which I’ve been tagged by ScientistMother, I’m going to add my own little twist, and do six random facts along a common theme.

New site for young women who love science

I sporadically get press releases from organizations trying to promote themselves to our readers. This time, I’m actually going to manage to post it in a timely fashion. The Feminist Press with IBM have just launched UnderTheMicroscope.com, a new site to involve young women in science and to encourage them to pursue careers in science,…

Migraine Monday

I’m very very behind on blogging. I have two conferences to write up for you, 3 blogs to share with you, and 3 update posts. But I have another migraine. So they will have to wait. But feel free to donate money to DonorsChoose in the meantime. And I am indeed sad for the little…

This is it, folks – we’re coming round into the home stretch of DonorsChoose, with one week left in October. And there is some great news – ScienceBlogs has decided to donate FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS to Donors Choose, distributed among the bloggers who are participating! I’m still checking about whether this is participating *blogs* or…