Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
The ISU ADVANCE Program is supported by the National Science Foundation through an ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award. The ISU ADVANCE Program is funded for 5 years (2006-2011).
The goal of the ISU ADVANCE Program is to investigate the effectiveness of a multilevel collaborative effort to produce institutional transformation that results in the full participation of women faculty in science, technology, engineering and math fields in the university.
Events & Lectures of Interest
- Friday, March 8, 2013
Coming into Your Own
Dr. Nancy Irlbeck
Location: 1204 Kildee Hall, the Ensminger Room
Dr. Irbeck is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University. In that position, Dr. Irlbeck is responsible for “anything” academic involving students, curriculum, and teaching! Her greatest passion is the student, who she says are the most powerful people on campus! She works to recruit future students, support current students, and maintain a relationship with our graduates. Nancy fervently believes in the future of agriculture! Originally from Iowa, she is an animal nutritionist by training – a comparative animal nutritionist – working with food animals, companion animals, and exotic animal species. She received a B.S. in animal sciences and an M.S. in animal nutrition from Iowa State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni of Excellence Series.
Time: 9:00 AM
- February 2013
WOMEN AND DIVERSITY GRANT PROPOSALS DUE MARCH 1
Proposals are due March 1 for the Women’s and Diversity Grants Program, which is designed to support initiatives that will enrich the experiences of women and diverse faculty, staff and students at ISU. Up to $50,000 in funding is available in support of women’s and diversity initiatives. ISU faculty or staff, as individuals or as teams, may submit proposals. For more information: http://www.provost.iastate.edu/what-we-do/diversity/pfo/grants
- September 4, 2012
- Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan, professor of animal science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been appointed as Iowa State University’s ADVANCE Faculty Fellow for 2012-2014. Dr. Lonergan will lead the ADVANCE Program's initiatives in the Provost's office. Read the Article
- August 24, 2012
- Judy Vance, Joseph C. And Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professor of Engineering, has received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, U.K. Read the Article
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- February 2013: Final Report
(PDF, 1.5 MB, 82 pages )
- September 27, 2012: Slides from two workshops presented by Association for Women in Science are now available:
Importance of Mentoring Relationships Improving Work-Life Satisfaction
- September 2011: Year 5 Annual Report
(PDF, 3.23 MB, 157 pages)
- July 2011: "A Tale of Ten Departments: A Readers’ Theatre Script”
(PDF,34.5 KB, 4 pages) from April 29, 2011 ADVANCE Workshop: On the Path to Transformation: Looking Back and Looking Forward with ISU.
- April 2011: Final Focal Department Synthesis Report
- April 14, 2011: ADVANCE e-Updates
- April 2011: Managing Your Time
Dr. Susan R. Johnson, University of Iowa.
PowerPoint (PDF), 8 pages
- Spring 2011: Pathways to Promotion:Resources for Associate Professors, Mentors, Deans, and Chairs
- Scholarship Resources for Chairs, Deans, Mentors; (PDF, 103 KB, 2 pages)
- Service Resources for Chairs, Deans, Mentors (PDF, 113KB, 2 pages)
- Scholarship Resources for Faculty (PDF, 103KB, 2 pages)
- Service Resources for Faculty (PDF,113 KB, 2 pages)
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. SBE-0600399. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.