NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant



NSF ADVANCE Program Workshop

March 2-4, 2014

Alexandria, VA

Attending the ADVANCE Program Workshop on behalf of ADVANCE at WSU are:

  • Dr. Amy Wharton, Director of the College of Arts and Sciences at WSU Vancouver and ADVANCE Research Coordinator
  • Dr. Jill McCluskey, Professor, School of Economic Sciences, recipient of ADVANCE Social Science Research funds and awarded a PAID grant through NSF

Jill and Amy are presenting at the workshop. Jill is speaking on "Solving the Two Body Problem: An Evaluation of University Partner Accommodation Policies" and Amy is speaking on the question “Are Chair-Focused and Department-Level Projects Achieving ADVANCE IT Goals?”

This workshop brings together nearly 300 participants from 128 colleges, universities and other STEM-heavy organizations for three days of seminars on a variety of topics relating to women in STEM and institutional diversity.

'They can save a career:' Policies help faculty succeed at WSUDrs. Nancy Magnuson and Fran McSweeney
The vice provost for faculty affairs, Fran McSweeney, and the director of ADVANCE at WSU, Nancy Magnuson, share how faculty friendly policies are helping faculty members stay on track and accomplish their goals. Published in WSU News. Click here to read the article. Click here to read the brochure.

Eliminating Barriers
Candis ClaibornNancy MagnusonDrs. Nancy Magnuson and Candis Claiborn discuss the goals and challenges of their National Science Foundation-funded project which aims to increase the representation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines in the US. Published in International Innovation. Click here to read the article.

International Innovation is the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities, dedicated to disseminating the latest science, research and technological innovations on a global level. More information and a complimentary subscription offer to the publication can be found at: www.researchmedia.eu

ADVANCE's Sittercity pilot program helps bring SelectPlus to all WSU employee
SelectPlus, a self-service solution which grants faculty and staff access to local caregivers, is now available to all faculty and staff. The program includes Sittercity, designed to address all dependent-care needs, and Years Ahead, a resource for eldercare.

Professor of molecular biosciences and director of ADVANCE at WSU, Nancy Magnuson has been named a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Grants help faculty, departmentPlant Pathologists with Gretal Leibnitzs move ahead
Department Development Grants boost professional development.

Faculty find emergency backup in NSF program Nairanjana Dasgupta
WSU faculty who need a little extra support during unanticipated personal and family emergencies have an invaluable ally in the provost's office.

Grant helps WSU invest in faculty growth, success
This success translates to improved teaching and increased productivity, such as paper publications and grant funding.



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