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The Graduate School and the recently formed campus organization UND Women in Science (UND WIS) will host a panel later this month about what it’s like to be a graduate student. The event starts with a social at 3:45 p.m.; the panel takes place 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Red River Valley [...]
The National Science Foundation has new family-friendly policies designed to reduce the number of women who abandon science careers. Check it out here.
Fall semester is just around the corner and The Graduate School will be launching a new thread on our blog (http://mygradspace.wordpress.com/) looking at issues, challenges and opportunities for Women In Science. Faculty and students are encouraged to submit. If you would like to contribute, please email your blog post to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stories of women working in “Green Science” who are blending a unique combination of enthusiasm for science and concern for others to make the world a better place can be downloaded at www.ScienceCareers.org/LOrealWIS. Phyllis E. Johnson, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Elena Aprile, Joy Hirsch, Mary-Claire King and Tal Rabin are members of a rare breed — women scientists at the top of their fields. Click http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/07/science/07women.html?src=dayp to read the article from the New York Times.