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Archives for March, 2007

Life as a Leak, Part 2

X-Gal Meg Murray hasn’t completely leaked out of the pipeline yet. She’s taken a lectureship instead of a tenure-track position, and she writes this in a column titled Too Few Choices: Defining success is a tricky thing. Would I consider myself successful if I had moved my family across the country for my career, making…

Life as a Leak, Part 1

This post has gotten so long I’m going to have to break it into pieces. Here’s the first installment. You’ve read a million stories about the leaky pipeline. They all start out more or less like this: It is no secret that women are under-represented at every level of the science and technology (S&T) system.…

Blogjam

I’ve been planning to write a post about leaks in the pipeline – specifically, what it’s like to be a leak in the pipeline. I’ve been thinking about this post in my head for a long time, and have even talked about it with a few people via email and face-to-face, but I’m finding it…

So, a million years ago, before my blogging break, I had begun the Joy of Science class. I never did post my third discussion entry for the second week of class…I think it is a lost cause at this point. We’ll just skip over that and move on to the third week of class. Why…

Jane Curry was at the Penn State – Abington campus today to perform her one-woman play, “Just Say Know” as one of the Women’s History Month events on the campus. A word about Jane: her website describes her as “an author, storyteller, performer, and recovering academic”. She is indeed all of those, and more. She’s…

Easing Into The Blogging Stream Again

It’s been so long since I blogged, I almost forgot how to log in. I am going to ease myself back into some sort of blogging routine this week and hope that the computer time does not bring on the migraines again. So much has happened while I’ve been gone. Have any of you been…

I’ll Be Back Soon…

I don’t know if you’ve missed me, but I’ve missed blogging these last two weeks. However, my body has demanded a period of healing and I have acquiesced. The neck and shoulder are screaming less these days, and tomorrow I get my next botox treatment for the migraines, so I’m thinking by next week I…

First Scientiae Carnival Is Up

I missed posting on this the day it went up because of my stupid health issues, but the first Scientiae carnival is up thanks to Skookumchick over at Rants of a Feminist Engineer! Go forth and read! Also note that calls for the second carnival are already posted. Propter Doc of Post Doc Ergo Propter…

This is the second of three discussion posts for Week 2 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the archives and clicking on Joy of Science under in the Category section. This post deals with the reading by Fox.

This is the first of three discussion posts for Week 2 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the archives and clicking on Joy of Science under in the Category section. This post deals with the readings by Rayman & Stewart, Bix, and…