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Reports and Publications

Source / Author Publication Title
Academe Variety of Diversity Articles and Research
Barbara Wolcott Filling The Void
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead The Boy Problem: Fathers of the World Unite
Christine Hult, Ronda Callister, and Kim Sullivan Is there a global warming toward women in academia?


Frehill, L. M., Benton-Speyer, J., & Jeser-Cannavale, C. Women in Engineering: A Review of the 2003 Literature (2004)
Helen Mederer, Barbara Silver, Laura Beauvais Work-Life Balance at URI (2007), URI AAUP News, vol32 (2), p.4-5
Hewitt, N. & Seymour, E. University of Colorado The Problems of Women in Science, Math & Engineering: Factors contributing to high attrition rates among Science and Engineering Undergraduate Majors
Institute of Physics and The Daphne Jackson Trust The 3Rs: Recruitment, Retention, Returning
Kivel, P. The culture of powerIn Hale, F. W. (Ed.), Stylus Publishing. What Makes Racial Diversity Work in Higher Education Academic Leaders Present Successful Policies and Strategies
Mary Ann Mason and Marc Goulden, Academe, November-December 2004 Do Babies Matter (Part II)? Closing the Baby Gap.
Marcella Bombardieri, Boston Globe In computer science, a growing gender gap: Women shunning a field once seen as welcoming
Merton, R. K. The Matthew Effect in Science, II:Cumulative Advantage and the Symbolism of Intellectual Property
Michael Peña-appeared in the January 27, 2006 issue of the Stanford Report University aims to support all female graduate students with new childbirth policy
National Center for Education Statistics 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04) Report on Faculty and Instructional Staff (Fall 2003)
  Gender Differences in Participation and Completion of Undergraduate Education and How They Have Changed Over Time
  Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-time Instructional Faculty on 9- and 10-month and 11- and 12-month contracts, Academic year 1996-97
  Trends in Educational Equity for Girls & Women (2004)


Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (December 2004)
National Science Foundation Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering
  NSF’s Guide to Proposal Writing
Robin Wilson. The Chronicle, November 11, 2005 The Laws of Physics:A postdoc’s pregnancy derails her career
Rose, V. University of Rhode Island Encouraging Students into Engineering
Scott Jashik, Inside Higher Ed News, September 15, 2005 Faux Family Friendly?
Urry, M.,Journal of American Physical Society, May 2005. Diminished By Discrimination We Scarcely See
Dr. Virginia Valian Why so Slow? The Advancement of Women Senatorial Peer Review





Source / Author Site / Publication Title
BBC News (09/08/05) Women Are ‘Put Off’ Hi-Tech Jobs
Broad, William J

New York Times (10/13/05)

Top Advisory Panel Warns of an Erosion of the U.S. Competitive Edge in Science
Campbell, Kate
Diamondback (07/14/05)
Computer Science Enrollment Lulls After End of Tech Boom
Commission on Professionals in Science & Technology STEM Workforce Data Project Reports and White Papers
Flynn, Ken
El Paso Times (09/16/05)
Computer Science Majors Find Jobs Easily


Fost, Dan
San Francisco Chronicle (07/18/05)
Getting More Girls to Study Math, Tech
Gedda, Rodney
Computerworld Australia (09/21/05)
What Makes a Great IT Pro
Gross, Grant
DG News Service (10/21/05)
Legislation Would Nearly Double H-1B Visa Limit
Senate Panel Votes to Boost H-1B Visa Limit by 30,000
Horowitz, Alan S.
Computerworld (09/12/05)
IT Workers: You Can’t Always Guess What They Want
Koprowski, Gene J.
NewsWeek (09/05/05)
Unions Step Up Organizing of IT Workers, Outsourcing Fight
Keefe, Patricia
InformationWeek (10/17/05)
Why We Need IT
Lilley, Sandra
NBC News (07/19/05)
Who Are the New Computer Whizzes?
Maclay, Kathleen
UC Berkeley News (07/14/05)
Study Shows Promise of Entry-Level IT Jobs for Low-Wage Workers
Malone, Zhanda
Edwardsville Intelligencer (09/05/05);
Pushing Girls Toward Science
Mook, Bob
Denver Business Journal (08/14/05);
Fewer Women Find Their Way Into Tech
Montalbano, Elizabeth
DG News Service (07/18/05)
Gates Worried Over Decline in U.S. Computer Scientists
Murphy, Chris
InformationWeek (10/03/05)
Speak Up for the IT Career
Nester, Janet
Kansas City InfoZone
Female Interest in Technology Fields Crucial, Say Universities and Corporations
NewsFactor Network
I.T. Staff Shortage Looming
Reuters (07/08/05) U.S. Losing Lead in Science and Engineering–Study
Riley, Sheila
EE Times (09/26/05)
EE Schools: Where Are the Girls?
Scott-Dixon, Krista (09/02/05)
Women in IT: How Are We Doing
Sutker, Colin
Triangle Business Journal (07/01/05)
Schools Looking for Ways to Lure More Minorities
Thibodeau, Patrick
Computerworld (10/03/05)
IT Groups Push Congress to Raise H-1B Visa Limits
Weiss, Todd R.
Computerworld (10/18/05)
Tech Sector Job Cuts Up 18.8 Percent So Far in ’05



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