Empowerment

[PAST] HU ADVANCE-IT Announces 2nd Round of MiniGrants: Call for Proposals

What are Mini-Grants? HU ADVANCE-IT mini-grants are awarded to qualified individuals and/or teams of researchers in the Natural Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science and the Basic Sciences in the College of Medicine. More specifically, these grants are designed for faculty advancement and development to further the professional advancement and collaboration potential of STEM women, especially women of color. Of particular interest, for example, is [...]

2014 Writing Retreat = Huge Success!

  Nineteen (19) women participated in this year’s writing retreat, with the goal of submitting their manuscripts for publication within 30 business days. Participants spent the weekend in continuous writing blocks, conferring with partners, and helping one another flesh out ideas, troubleshoot issues, and simply getting to know one another. The Writing Retreat was held at Osprey Point, Eastern Shore, which proved to be a perfect location for writing and reflection. We look forward to returning next year!

[PAST] 2014 Writing Retreat – Call for Applications

  We invite you to submit an application to attend the first HU ADVANCE-IT Writing Retreat. Open to HU Women in the STEM disciplines, the HU ADVANCE-IT Writing Retreat will allow you the opportunity to get away from interruptions and devote two days to writing and/or finalizing your papers and articles. At Osprey Point Inn, Restaurant and Marina, you’ll experience wonderful accommodations, great dining, and will be away from the burdens and distractions of everyday living. Located on the shores of [...]

[PAST] Women Faculty in STEM Research Symposium 2013

HU ADVANCE-IT, in partnership with Women as Chang Agents (WACA) held a Women Faculty in STEM Research Symposium on March 26, 2013 celebrating Women’s History Month. The symposium opened with welcoming remarks by Dr. Paula Whetsel-Ribeau, WACA founder and HU ADVANCE-IT Co-PI. Nine (9) female faculty members presented their research and results to date from STEM disciplines ranging from Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Biology, Nanotechnology and Biochemistry. Dr. Sonya Smith served as the moderator. Review a copy of the symposium [...]