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Welcome to the home page of the Advance Portal Website. This site aims to link the activities of NSF Advance grant recipients. You can find information by using the menus to the left of the page or the search feature on the right. If you have any questions about anything here or know of links that should be added, feel free to contact us.
ADVANCE/GSE Meeting 2015, November 13, 2014 by Peggy Layne
Leaders of both the ADVANCE and the Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE) communities will meet together at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD from May 31-June 2, 2015.
Organized by the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), the 2015 Broadening Participation through Innovations for Institutional and Educational Transformation workshop will focus on gender-based privilege and underrepresentation to address the persistent gender and racial disparities in STEM education and the STEM academic workforce.
Registration and the call for abstracts will open December 1, 2014.
Gender Transformations in the Academy, October 28, 2014 by Peggy Layne
Several ADVANCE colleagues have contributed chapters to Gender Transformations in the Academy (Advances in Gender Research, Vol 19). A summary report is available at http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/promo/pdf/gender_booklet.pdf.
Congratulations and welcome to new ADVANCE grant recipients, August 26, 2014 by Peggy Layne
Institutional Transformation grants awarded in 2014:
- University of Delaware
- Oregon State
- University of Houston
- North Carolina A&T
IT-Catalyst grants awarded in 2014:
- Middle Tennessee State University
- University of Detroit Mercy
- Bridgewater State College
- CUNY City College
- University of Texas San Antonio
ADVANCE at NSF
“The goal of the ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce.” more