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Gender News Articles: Academia

photo of Attneave House exterior
Feb 27 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, History
Stanford is honoring two distinguished alumnae – Sally Ride, a physicist and the first American woman in space, and Carolyn Lewis Attneave, an internationally renowned scholar and psychologist who was instrumental in creating the field of Native American mental health – by renaming two campus...
drawing of Clayman Institute house
Jan 26 2019 | Posted In: Academia
Celebration of Eleanor Maccoby’s Life Delivered by Myra Strober Professor Emerita, Stanford Graduate School of Education and Graduate School of Business Founding Director of Center for Research on Women (now the Clayman Institute for Gender Research)
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Jan 9 2019 | Posted In: Academia
Each year, the Graduate Dissertation Fellowship is awarded to one to three outstanding Stanford doctoral students who are engaged in research on women or gender. Fellowships provide financial support for top gender scholars as they complete their dissertations, while encouraging interdisciplinary...
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Dec 14 2018 | Posted In: Academia, STEM, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
What skills or characteristics make someone an excellent scientist or engineer? For former Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Cech, answering this question is integral to understanding issues of diversity and inclusion in STEM. Cech, an assistant professor of sociology at the University...
Aug 9 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Sexual Assault
In May, the late Marjorie Morse Lozoff’s family and friends gathered to meet and celebrate PhD student Rina Friedberg, who was honored with the 2018 Marjorie Lozoff Award for Research on Women and Gender. This annual award is given to a Stanford graduate student conducting research related to...

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