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Lindsey’s new enterprise: Opportunity Unlocked

Lindsey Nelson has taken the awesome step of starting a new business called Opportunity Unlocked, which is an online resource that provides a weekly magazine (Everyday Curiosity), and short courses for kids (2-7 and 8-14) to explore inventing, engineering, and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Canek!

I am so pleased to share that Canek Phillips has successfully defended and deposited his dissertation!  His work is titled, “Race, class and gender in engineering education: A quantitative investigation of First Year enrollment.”  Thank you to his committee, Drs. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Michele and Corey!

I am so pleased to share that both Corey and Michele have successfully defended their dissertations this summer. Dr. Corey Schimpf’s dissertation is titled, “Exploring the Scaffolding Early Engineers’ Design Learning with a Videogame: Influence of Minecraft as a Platform … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Marisol!

Marisol has successfully defended her dissertation, titled “Culturally Responsive Engineering Education: A Case Study of a Pre-College Introductory Engineering Course at Tibetan Children’s Village School of Selakui.”  Congratulations Dr. Santiago!  We are so proud of you!

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Kacey has a new article in Studies in Higher Education

Our post-doc Kacey has a new publication in Studies in Higher Education called: ‘Different people have different priorities’: work-family balance, gender and the discourse of choice.  You can check it out here!  Congrats, Kacey!

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Marisol publishes book chapter in Engineering Education for Social Justice

RIFE member Marisol recently had her book chapter titled What Can Buddhism Offer to a Socially Just Engineering Education? in Engineering Education for Social Justice: Critical Explorations and Opportunities. You can view Marisol’s chapter here:  http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-94-007-6350-0/page/1  Awesome, Marisol!

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Alice Pawley promoted to Associate Professor!

The news about this years round of tenure applications has arrived and Alice Pawley, the founder of Research in Feminist Engineering was promoted to Associate Professor! Additionally, two other Assistant Professors were promoted to Associate Professors in Engineering Education at … Continue reading

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Introducing Engineering to Tibetan Children

RIFE member Marisol Mercado Santiago recently returned from her trip to India where she taught an engineering course to Tibetan children, ranging from 6th to 12th grade.  Marisol designed the course based on the children’s culture and circumstances living as exiles … Continue reading

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New Publication from Kacey in SWE Magazine

Keeping things active Kacey also has a new publication in Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Magazine titled Negotiating an Offer: What Graduate Students and Mentors Can Learn from Others’ Experience.  You can check it out online here!

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Kacey co-developed the new Diversity in Engineering (DinE) Bibliography

DinE is an online, searchable bibliography of articles and conference papers related to diversity in engineering published between 2005 and 2010. It is hosted by the International Network for Engineering Studies (INES). A research brief about the bibliography, written by … Continue reading

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