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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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Alice profiled for Women’s History Month

Alice was honoured by being recognized by Purdue as part of their Women’s History Month celebration. Check out her profile here!

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Alice in the news

Alice has had the good fortune to be mentioned in two recent posts online – this Inside Science article about the new more family-friendly NSF policies, and this post by new colleague and SciAm blogger Kate Clancy, whom Alice met … 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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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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New group members Corey Schimpf and Canek Phillips

We are so pleased to welcome two new researchers to RIFE. Corey Schimpf is a second-year engineering education graduate student with a background in sociology who joined the group in May. Corey has been working on the Gender and JEE … Continue reading

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Call for papers for 2nd Annual Gender and STEM Symposium!

I am pleased to share with you that ADVANCE Purdue and the Center for Faculty Success will be hosting the 2nd Annual Gender and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Research Symposium February 17-18, 2011 at Purdue University. We are … Continue reading

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CAREER proposal funded on “learning from small numbers”

I’m thrilled and honored to share with you that the National Science Foundation has funded my CAREER proposal, titled “Learning from Small Numbers: Using the personal narratives of underrepresented students to promote institutional change in engineering education.” Over the last … Continue reading

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