The webpage is a list of links to issues related to work and life. It is a very general category of links.
The university has adopted a childbirth policy for female graduate students to accommodate the demands of late stage new policy will allow the new mother to maintain full-time, registered student status, as well as facilitate her return to full participation in class work and, where applicable, research, teaching and clinical training in a seamless manner.
The latest figures on the college gender gap have triggered a flurry of media stories about the “boy problem”, ...
Women in engineering actually made national news this past year. First, there was publicity on the congressional hearings surrounding Title IX and H.R. 4664, which was signed into law by President Bush in December, 2003...
This is a table of activities at different institutions and what has been tried.
This document is an executive summary of the family friendly practices instituted or continued by the Virginia Tech ADVANCE program. Some of these initiatives are child care, a work-life grant for graduate students, dual career guidelines and support, lactation areas, and more. This document was written for the PI2005.
Cumulative Advantage and the Symbolism of Intellectual Property
As a young high school teacher in 1982, Diane Souvaine leapt into graduate school for computer science having taken only one class in the subject.
This document is an annotated bibliography organized into the groups: 1. What is the nature of the problem?:General analysis; 2. How does evaluation bias actually operate? 3. Strategies for reducing the impact of bias on judgments; 4. Dual career and work-family issues; and 5. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.
This presentation gives an overview of family friend practices at Georgia Tech such as childbearing leave and daycare facilities.
The ADVANCE program supports the creation and active implementation of policies and procedures at URI that support a balance between work, life, and family for its workers. What does this mean?
This document outlines the effects and needs to work flexibility. A list of recommendations is provided.
Senators don't think the National Science Foundation should fund research they think is a) covered somewhere else in the government, or b) stupid?
This brochure is a list of work-life policies such as dual career couples, family medical leave, or tenure and promotion.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a number of policies and resources that promote work-life balance. The University wishes to be supportive of faculty who need time off for personal reasons, approved professional development, or academic reasons.
The following offers a careful look at the culture of power that exists in various settings and the impact it has on those in excluded or marginalized groups.
I came of age when discrimination was a thing of the past, or so I thought. True, there were not many women in my college physics classes, but I figured that was just a matter of time. None of my peers or professors in the early ‘80s would ever have said out loud, "Women can’t do physics as well as men," even though some think it and Harvard University President Larry Summers suggested as much earlier this year.
This presentation covers some practices from industry that could be ported over to academia to help change the climate. Examples include increasing flexibility, actions a chair can do, and on ramps. It was presented in 2008 in the second panel on the Boardroom to the Academy: How Promising Corporate Workplace Practices Can Transform the Academic Culture.
There are many ways to encourage high school students to enroll in engineering...
To attact women to engineering in greater number some suggest...