Author Archives: Alice

Alice to receive PECASE award from White House

I am just thrilled to share I have been selected to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in Washington DC next week.  I feel so honoured, and humbled. See additional stories here: White House Press … Continue reading

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Alice at NSBE conference in Pittsburgh for CAREER project

I am in Pittsburgh at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention to collect interesting stories from undergrad engineering students (or recent grads). Interested in participating? Visit this page. Interested in learning more? More information at this link. Can’t … Continue reading

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At SWE #WE11 to collect your stories!

Alice is at the SWE National Conference to collect interviews for her CAREER project, Learning from Small Numbers. We are looking for interesting stories! If you’re interested in possibly sharing your story with us, learn more about the study and … Continue reading

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Welcome visitors!

I just checked Analytics for the first time (like, ever) for this blog, and we have apparently had over 1000 people visit this website. AWESOME! Welcome, folks, and we hope you find what you’re looking for. Let any of us … Continue reading

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How to get things done – a semestrial recommitment

I feel like I am always in a battle to focus on things that matter. A battle with myself, usually – with email, my long to-do list, and my too-large list of projects – but also sometimes with people I … Continue reading

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RIFE paper in Reflective Practice, August issue

Dina and Alice have a paper coming out in Reflective Practice in August 2011! Abstract: This paper argues that interviewing is a process in which interviewees can reflect on critical decisions about their academic careers. Reflective practice is a course … Continue reading

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CAREER project in the news

Alice’s CAREER research project has been written up on the School of Engineering Education website, the College of Engineering website, and the Purdue University news website.  Check it out!

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Congratulations to Dina for her new tenure-track faculty job!

RIFE member and ADVANCE postdoc Dina Banerjee will be starting at Shippensburg University in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology this fall. We have learned so much from her, and wish her all the best in her new position! We … Continue reading

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Defining “sustainable engineering”: a comparative analysis of published sustainability principles and existing courses

Defining "sustainable engineering": a comparative analysis of published sustainability principles and existing courses View more presentations from Research in Feminist Engineering Group. 2011. Hoffmann, Stephen R., Pawley, A. L., Rao, R., Cardella, M. E., Ohland, M.W. “Defining “Sustainable Engineering”: A … Continue reading

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Institutional ethnography as a method to understand the career and parental leave experiences of STEM faculty members

Institutional Ethnography as a Method to Understand the Career and Parental Leave Experiences of STEM Faculty Members View more presentations from Research in Feminist Engineering Group. 2011. Mercado Santiago, M., Pawley, A. L., Hoegh, J., & Banerjee, D. “Institutional Ethnography … Continue reading

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