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Just a short note to let you all know I’ve added a few blogs to the blogroll. I thank Dr. Free-Ride for introducing me to A Natural Scientist. Do read this post of hers. I had such a great time at the 2007 North Carolina Science Blogging Conference talking with Lab Cat , who has…

Global Warming In The Right World

Today marks the debut of guest-blogger Cynthia Burack at TSZ. A professor at the Ohio State University, Cynthia is a political scientist who tools are feminist political theory and political psychology. We have worked together in the past on several projects, including work on group dynamics and resistance to diversity (see sidebar, NWSA Journal article)…

WEPAN 2006 Conference Papers

White papers from the WEPAN 2006 National Conference are now available on the web here. Papers available are: But, Engineering IS Cool – Effective Messaging for Pre-college Students Dump the Slump: Retaining Engineering Women into the 3rd Year Facilitating Success for Women in STEM through Living-Learning Programs: Results from the National Study of Living-Learning Programs…

This entry should have been posted yesterday but I wasn’t able to finish it in time because of migraine. I should have left the other easier stuff alone and concentrated on this earlier in the day when I was feeling somewhat better. In the spirit of better a day late than not at all, here…

The Play’s The Thing

The second line of that quote, you know is “Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King”. At the Frontiers in Education conference held in San Diego at the end of October, there was an interesting work-in-progress titled “Evaluation of Canadian High School Girls’ Perception of CSET Using A Play” by Anne-Marie Laroche and Jeanne…

Because We Don’t Have To

I started this as a reply to a comment by Chris on my post Why Are All The White Men Sitting Together In The Other Conference Rooms? but it became a post of its own. Chris wrote:

So I’m at a conference where the majority of attendees are white males. Well, after all, it is an engineering conference. Anyway, given the demographics, do you expect to walk into any particular parallel session and find that there are only two, three, maybe five white males, and the remaining 25 to 30 session attendees…

Sunday at the FIE

So I’m at the Frontiers in Education conference, and there’s so much good stuff going on my brain is on overload. Plus, there are other people here who call themselves feminist engineers! It was worth the price of admission just to be in their company. And there are men who are giving papers talking about…