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Year 2013

University of Michigan Biologist Given Highest Graduate Honor by Ohio Alma Mater (Ann Arbor Journal, August 25, 2013)

Upsides of Being a Woman in Science? (Tenure, She Wrote, August 15, 2013)

Women In Physics: No Hiring Bias Against Female Faculty Seen In American Institute Of Physics Study (Huffington Post, July 23, 2013)

Departments Without Women (Inside Higher Ed, July 23, 2013)

Women in science: How can we plug the leaking pipeline? (NewScientist, June 2013)

Why the Status of Women in STEM Fields Needs to Change ( blog Soapbox Science, March 6, 2013)

Advancing Women in Science and Technology (Forbes promotion, January 2013)


Year 2012

Gender bias affects female scientists (The Columbia Chronicle, October 1, 2012)

Female Science Gurus Become Mentors For Undergrad Girls (Huffington Post, September 19, 2012)

Still Waiting For Liftoff (The Atlantic, July 30, 2012)

Measuring women's progress in science since Sally Ride's flight (American Public Media Marketplace, July 24, 2012)

Scientista: Because Science is the Future & Women Shouldn't be Missing Out (BostInno, May 10, 2012)

Why has the UK got so few women scientists? (The Guardian, May 9, 2012)

Britain half a century behind the United States when it comes to women in science, says RSC President-Elect  (Royal Society of Chemistry, May 8, 2012)

Women's scientific achievements often overlooked and undervalued (EurekAlert, May 8, 2012)

STEM Fields: Something's Gotta Give (The Glass Hammer, April 19, 2012)

Researching Motivation (Fort Worth Weekly, April 18, 2012)

Tech Graduate Fair Provides Undergraduates with Future Opportunities (Daily Toreador, April 18, 2012)

Pregnancy and Science Careers (Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2012)

AAAS S&T Policy Fellows Inspire Future Scientists at Young Women’s Conference on Non-Traditional Careers (AAAS, March 21, 2012)

Statistics: Men Almost as Unsatisfied with a Science Career's Effect on their Parental Duties as Women (The Mary Sue, March 21, 2012)

Survey Says: Science Careers are 'Family Unfriendly' (The Finch and Pea, March 20, 2012)

Men Increasingly Unsatisfied with Science Careers that Don't Allow Time for Family Life (io9, March 20, 2012)

Santore Discusses STEM Family Travel Initiative at AWIS Meeting (In the Loop, March 19, 2012)

The Global Work-Life Juggle (Science, March 16, 2012)

Work-Life Balance Is Difficult For Women And Men In STEM Fields (CityTownInfo, March 15, 2012)

Lavoro e famiglia: difficile conciliarli per chi fa ricerca (Galileo, March 15, 2012)

Director of Portia Shares Tools for Success for Female Scientists at AWIS Convening (Portia News, March 14, 2012)

Vice Provost Addresses Global Experts on Work-life Family Issues (UCLA Today, March 14, 2012)

Outdated Science and Technology Workplace Hinders Workforce (PsychCentral, March 12, 2012)

Research is Tough for Dads Too (The Scientist, March 12, 2012)

Men, Women Unhappy with Work/Life Balance (UPI, March 11, 2012)

Why Being A Scientist Isn’t Fun Anymore (Toronto Standard, March 10, 2012)

The Work-Life Integration Overload: Thousands of Researchers Weigh in on Outmoded Work Environments, Unfriendly Family Policies (PR Newswire, March 9, 2012)

Best of the Web Today (Wall Street Journal, March 9, 2012)

Atmosphere-Related (Genome Web, March 9, 2012)

Elusive Balance (Inside Higher Ed, March 9, 2012)

Work-Life Balance Is Out of Reach for Many Male and Female Scientists (The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 8, 2012)

New Study Reveals Distressing Trends in Work-Life Balance for Women and Men in STEM Fields (Science Progress, March 8, 2012)

Women in Science Advocate Popejoy Brings Capitol Hill Perspective to MTSU Wednesday (The Daily News Journal, February 27, 2012)

The Matilda Effect in science: Awards and prizes in the US, 1990s and 2000s (Social Studies of Science Journal, February 20, 2012)

Women’s Group to Hold Event on Healing (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, February 17, 2012)


Year 2011

STEM Education (USA Today, December 2011)

Balancing Work and Family Responsibilities (The POSTDOCket pg. 5 , November 22, 2011)

President Obama Honors the Country's Top Innovators and Scientists (The White House, October 21, 2011)

Balancing Work and Family Responsibilities (The POSTDOCket pg. 5 , November 22, 2011)

President Obama Honors the Country's Top Innovators and Scientists (The White House, October 21, 2011)

AWIS Spotlights Susan Forsburg (Scitable, October 5, 2011)

NSF Supports Women in Science (The Scientist, September 27, 2011)

Michelle Obama Pushes STEM Education for Girls (Chicago Sun-Times, September 27, 2011)

Family Friendly Science (Inside Higher Ed, September 27, 2011)

Michelle Obama Stresses Importance of Girls Pursuing Science (Chicago Tribune, September 26, 2011)

NSF Career-Life Balance Initiative (The White House, September 26, 2011)

The White House and NSF Announce New Workplace Flexibility Policies to Support America's Scientists and Their Families (Office of the Press Secretary, September 26, 2011)

Supporting Scientists at the Lab Bench...and at Bedtime (Office of Science and Technology Policy, September 26, 2011)

National Science Foundation Changes Workplace to Boost Women (Reuters, September 26, 2011)

White House Touts NSF's New Family-Friendly Policies (Science Insider, September 26, 2011)

Helping Women Reach Their Economic Potential (Washington Post, September 25, 2011)

Women Make Strides in Science, Still A Long Way to Go (South Source from South University, September 2011)

Women Who Want Kids And A Career In Science Are Leaving Academia (The Grindstone, August 18, 2011)

Girls Sweep the Google Science Fair (Hear & Now NPR - Boston, August 5, 2011)

Gender Wage Gap Smaller in Science and Technology (, August 4, 2011)

Women In Science: The (Low) Numbers Don't Lie (Huffington Post, June 31, 2011)

Mentoring: On the Right Path (, June 29, 2011)

Cancer Researcher Wins Gender Discrimination Suit (, June 22, 2011)

A Major Step Foward, With Many More Ahead (ASBMB, June 2011)

Women In Science: The (Low) Numbers Don't Lie (Turnstyle News, June 1, 2011)

Maybe Women Just Aren't Very Good at Science and Engineering? (Wired, May 31, 2011)

National Academy of Sciences Picks Few Women (Scitable, May 21, 2011)

Nature of the Beast? (GenomeWeb, May 17, 2011)

Flashmob Works Hard for the Money (NBC News, April 14, 2011)

Who's Who In the Science of Aging (American Federation for Aging Research, April 14, 2011)

'An Unwanted Consequence' (Inside Higher Ed, March 25, 2011)

Report: MIT Makes Strides With Women Scientists (ABC News, March 21, 2011)

State Department Panel Session (U.S. State Department, March 10, 2011)

American Women in Science (New Voices for Research, March 9, 2011)

Joan Herbers Unfolds AWIS for the Forum Participants (Scitable, March 4, 2011)

Example of Local AWIS Chapter Activity (Scitable, March 2011)

New Analysis: Female Scientists Win Fewer Awards for Research (News Medical, February 23, 2011)

Gender Gap: Selection bias snubs scholarly achievements of female scientists (PhysOrg, February 18, 2011)

Scholarly Awards Go Mainly to Men (Nature, January 27, 2011)

Phoebe Leboy: Why Are Women in Science Less Productive Than Their Male Colleagues? (Scitable, January 21, 2011)


Year 2010

Speakers Enlighten Students at Twain Middle School about Possible Careers (Rose Hill Patch, November 24, 2010)

From the Sister Scientists Club Ladies Who Lunch: Sister Scientists at Work ( The NIH Catalyst pg. 4, September 9, 2010)

Canadian Universities Pick 19 Good Men (ScienceInsider, May 20, 2010)

Science Needs a Woman's Touch (Inventors, May 4, 2010)


Year 2009

Rekindling the Gender-Bias Debate (Nature, December 17, 2009)

Attracting Women (Nature Cell Biology, August 2009)

Mixed Progress Reported for Women in University Science Careers (VOANews, June 2009)

Biochemistry Department Diversity:  A Lack of Sex Appeal (ASBMBtoday, March 2009)

Science Women Honor ASU Discoverer of ‘Skinny’ Gene (ASUNews, March 12, 2009)


Year 2008

Title IX Helps Scientists, Not Just Student Athletes (Coastal Courier, August 1, 2008)

Title IX Compliance Should Play Larger Role in Academia (Athens Banner Herald, July 31, 2008)

Equality in Education (San Marcos Daily Record, July 30, 2008)

Women Dropping Out of Science Careers (ABC News, June 24, 2008)

Fixing the Leaky Pipeline  (The Scientist, January 1, 2008)


Year 2007

Beyond the Glass Ceiling    (Nature, July 4, 2007)

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