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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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RIFE meets Virginia Valian!

We’re helping ADVANCE Purdue host the 2nd Annual Gender and STEM Research Symposium today and tomorrow.  Things kicked off this evening with a keynote speaker Virginia Valian (author of Why So Slow? and director of the Gender Equity Project at … Continue reading

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Alice presents at the Women’s Studies Noon Lecture

I had fun presenting at the Women’s Studies Program Noon Lecture today. I’ve posted the slides here, although there is a lot of backstory that Slideshare can’t reproduce. Hope they’re helpful anyway. Thanks to everyone who came out, especially my … Continue reading

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Alice presenting at NWSA on ADVANCE

I’m heading to the National Women’s Studies Association National Conference later this week to present as part of a panel some of our research from our ADVANCE project. Here’s more information: Crossing Borders: Strengthening connections between NSF’s ADVANCE Program and … Continue reading

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Robots and Representations symposium

I attended the first half of a symposium on Robots and Representations: Emerging Issues in Gender, Technology, Design and Culture today. Their website is here, and the keynote was by Brenda Laurel, professor at California College of the Arts. It … Continue reading

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Feminist research in engineering education: practice as an academic

The Research in Feminist Engineering research group is a group of diverse researchers who use feminist theory and methods to study engineering education. Our collective job is to think creatively about gender and engineering education, and to think about, write, … Continue reading

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Alice to present work-in-progress on IEECI-ASK at FIE

Alice will be heading to the 40th annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education conference being held in Washington DC October 27-30th.  She’ll be presenting on behalf of the IEECI-ASK team some preliminary findings on the existing literature on sustainability in engineering. … Continue reading

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RIFE team hosts ADVANCE research open house

We had a great time at today’s open house, where people’s questions and concerns about our ADVANCE research are invited and answered. Thanks, team, for doing such a great job with the planning and organization!

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ADVANCE-Purdue Research Team to host fall open house

Local Purdue colleagues are invited to attend our fall

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Group member Srinivasan graduates to being first RIFE alumnae

We are so sad that group postdoc Saranya Srinivasan will be moving on to other things back home in India in August. Members in town toasted to new things for her with gelato earlier this week. We’ll miss you, Saranya! … Continue reading

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