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Alice’s ADVANCEing into the fall

While it is hard to go back to the daily slog of the semester after having a more freewheeling summer, I do like the fact that you can set all kinds of new academic patterns. Like an Academic New Year, as my friend Julie put it. One of my academic new year resolutions: get some…

On-Ramps to Academia

Are you a person in industry who is thinking about a transfer into academia? This ADVANCE-sponsored program might be something you’re interested in: Our first annual On-Ramps into Academia Workshop will take place this October 18-20th, 2009 in Seattle, Washington. The purpose of this workshop is to assist women currently working in industry to transition…

The ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change received an award from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program to hold professional development workshops for Ph.D.-level women in industry, research labs, consulting, or national labs who are interested in transitioning to academic careers in STEM. The first workshop will be held October 18-20, 2009 in Seattle. A recent…

Joint Annual Meeting, Day 1

I’m liveblogging the Joint Annual Meeting of the HRD directorate programs, and although the internez is spotty, I will update as we can. We began the morning with a keynote by Dr. Wanda Ward, Assistant Director for the Directorate for Education and Human Resources at NSF. The first half of her talk was largely about…

Another PSA from the good folks at Rice University’s ADVANCE program. Please help them out if this applies to you. Dear Colleague: I’m writing to ask you if you would be willing to participate in a study that I am conducting at Rice University. It is important research and is attempting to understand the experiences…

The email below announces this year’s “Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position” workshop run by Rice University’s ADVANCE program. I’ve heard great things about this workshop and they’ve run it for several years. In fact, I applied two years running and didn’t get in, so it must be popular for a reason. Dear Colleague: A recent…

Workshop “On-ramps to Academia”

The University of Washington’s ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change received an award this year from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program to hold professional development workshops for Ph.D.-level women in industry, research labs, consulting, or national labs who are interested in transitioning to academic careers in STEM. The first workshop will be held October 19…