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Women & STEM fields in the News

Providence Journal:

Source / Author Article Title
Providence Journal:  
Andy Smith (10/12/2008) No kidding … it’s tougher for moms
Natalie Myers (5/07/2007) A boost for women in academia
Richard C. Dujardin


The Female Equation
Gina Macris (3/24/2005) Adding girls to the equation


NY Times:  
Dennis Overbye (11/01/2005) On Gravity, Oreos and a Theory of Everything
Sara Rimer (4/15/2005) For Women in Sciences, Slow Progress in Academia
Laura Novak (3/30/2005)


This Is the Mission: Fill Gap for Schools, Lift Students to Skies,
Boston Globe:  
  A bumper crop of top women scientists
Marcella Bombardieri,


A woman’s place in the lab: Harvard studies efforts to boost female faculty at U-Wisconsin
Times Magazine:  
Amanda Ripley; Research by Coco Masters Who says a woman can’t be Einstein?
Pat Galloway (2/27/2005) Bad Idea. You’ll Flunk Out
Julie Rawe (2/27/2005) Steering Girls into Science
Vivienne Walt (2/27/2005) A Land Where Girls Rule in Math
Time Magazine looks at the data Science, Is it a man’s world?
Additional Resources:  
Keiko Morris and Olivia Winslow,, October 2, 2007 Academia still tackling gender pay disparity
Olivia Winslow,, September 26, 2007 Adelphi sued over professors’ pay disparity
Chemical & Engineering News, September 17, 2007 A Chemist in charge
Steven Geringer, The Association for Computing Machinery/Press Release February 21, 2007 First Woman to Receive ACM Turing Award
MSNBC (9/29/2005) Civil rights champion Constance Baker Motley dies at 84
Iinside Higher Ed (5/24/2005) Helping Female Scientists Thrive
BBC News (2/18/2005) Female Scientists Undervalued
Washington Post (1/30/2005) Raise your hand if you’re a Woman in Science
Houston Chronicle


Academia has difficult time hiring women with Ph.D.s; Female faculty numbers remain low despite the rise in earned doctoral degrees (6/14/2005) IWhy it Pays to be a Math Geek
USA Today (3/28/2005) Census: College-educated white women earn less than blacks, Asians


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