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Last fall, Advance at UNM partnered with collaborators from Dartmouth College to look at differences in attitudes toward faculty diversity among faculty and students.The preliminary results confirm that respondents place high priority on candidates with excellent records on research, teaching, and community engagement. Holding other characteristics equal, respondents also show a marked preference for candidates […] Read More
We’ve had a lot of interest so far in the 2018 Women in STEM awards. See the call here and read the FAQ here.
Hard to believe that spring break is right around the corner! For UNM, spring break is the week of March 12. But for APS, the break is the week of March 26.We have been working on the issue of non-aligned breaks and the problems it can cause for UNM employees with children. The good news […] Read More
A new study finds women professors are asked for favors more often than male professors.According to research at Eastern Washington University, female professors deal with more requests from students asking for special favors like grade increases and the opportunity to re-do assignments. Read more here.
Rebecca Gill, a professor of political science at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, is sharing her experience of sexual harassment. She’s gotten support as well as backlash.Advance at UNM Deputy Director Mala Htun was quoted in the article about Gill and the larger #metoo and #metooPhd.Read more here.
Using data about the lack of women in the profession, women in economics are forcing a reckoning over bias. This movement was on display at one recent gathering of the American Economic Association. Read more in the New York Times.