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Released: 6-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Argonne hosts 2024 Science Careers in Search of Women event
Argonne National Laboratory

The annual Science Careers in Search of Women event is dedicated to increasing diversity in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM).

Released: 20-Mar-2024 5:00 AM EDT
New on the Job? Study Finds Men, Not Women, Are Rewarded for Getting to Know Their Co-Workers
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Building relationships with colleagues is critical when starting a new job, but a Rutgers-led study in the Journal of Management Scientific Reports suggests that only men are rewarded for their efforts.

Newswise: Why women are no further ahead in the workforce than 30 years ago
Released: 20-Mar-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Why women are no further ahead in the workforce than 30 years ago
University of South Australia

A report exploring the working conditions of pregnant employees and parents has been released today, calling for major changes in Australian workplaces to counter the “vast discrimination and disadvantage” experienced by these groups.

Newswise: What does your success look like? Argonne women leaders share how they chose that fork in the road
Released: 15-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
What does your success look like? Argonne women leaders share how they chose that fork in the road
Argonne National Laboratory

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month during March, some women leaders at Argonne share their passions and pitfalls as well as mentors and advice that changed their career trajectories.

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Released: 14-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
The need for women in STEM is greater than ever, says expert
Virginia Tech

Women make up only 35% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) - the greatest disparities occurring in engineering and computer sciences. Christina DiMarino, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, said now is the time to flip the script and explained why it is so important that education for women and underrepresented groups about STEM fields starts early in life.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 11:45 AM EDT
SLU Professor Recognized By AUPHA for Excellence in Health Education
Saint Louis University

Kimberly R. Enard, PhD, MSHA, MBA, FACHE, associate professor in the College for Public Health and Social Justice (CPHSJ) at Saint Louis University, made history when she was named the 2024 John D. Thompson Prize Recipient by the Association of University Programs for Health Administration for her excellence in health education and administration, becoming the first African-American and the first SLU faculty member to receive this award.

Released: 8-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST
Women Eggplant Entrepreneurs Target Food Insecurity in Bangladesh
Cornell University

An initiative by the Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership (IREP) is pioneering plant nurseries as a catalytic resource for food and economic security in Bangladesh, which is in turn supporting women entrepreneurs.

Released: 7-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EST
Ochsner Health cardiologist receives “Women in STEM” award
Ochsner Health

As an honoree, Dr. Salima Qamruddin was formally recognized at the 2024 “Go Red for Women” luncheon on Friday, March 1. The event, held at the Hilton Riverside, celebrated the accomplishments of all six “Women in STEM” honorees and encouraged continued advancements in the field.

Released: 6-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EST
Newsweek Names Ochsner Health One of “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2024”
Ochsner Health

In a survey conducted by Newsweek that included more than 142,000 women across more than 848,000 American companies, Ochsner Health, classified as a large company on the list, earned 5 out of 5 stars.

Newswise: UK HealthCare Women's History Month Q&A: Asha Shenoi
Released: 6-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST
UK HealthCare Women's History Month Q&A: Asha Shenoi
University of Kentucky

Women’s History Month is a nationally recognized observance that commemorates the role of women throughout American History. Though its roots as a national celebration trace back to 1981, the presidential proclamation of every March as Women’s History Month officially began in 1995.

Released: 4-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EST
The power of persistence: Bridging the gender gap in patent applications
Washington University in St. Louis

New research from Washington University in St. Louis finds women are less likely than men to continue pursuing a patent after an initial rejection. The finding highlights potential interventions that could help close the gender gap in patent applications.

Newswise: Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Released: 16-Feb-2024 8:55 AM EST
Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Chulalongkorn University

Dive into the realm of inspiration with Sasin Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Center as we proudly present "Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day (WIED) 2024"!

Released: 15-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Studies with more diverse teams of authors get more citations
University of Surrey

Diverse research is more impactful in the business management field, with female influence growing stronger in the past decade, finds a new study from the University of Surrey.

Newswise: More Women Rise to Leadership in Science and are Tackling Greatest Global Threats such as Climate Change and Future Pandemics
Released: 9-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
More Women Rise to Leadership in Science and are Tackling Greatest Global Threats such as Climate Change and Future Pandemics
George Washington University

As women have steadily risen to positions of leadership in scientific fields including public health, they are taking on some of the greatest challenges facing the world today including climate change and the pandemic.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
Released: 8-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In collaboration with Catherine Shea, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, the research provides commentary on why women's representation in influential roles remains low.

Newswise: Hilaria Supa Huamán to Receive 2024 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health
Released: 30-Jan-2024 4:05 PM EST
Hilaria Supa Huamán to Receive 2024 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Hilaria Supa Huamán, Director of Mosoq Pakari Sumaq Kawsay (New Dawn for Good Living) Healing Center, is a Peruvian politician and human rights activist.

Released: 25-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Women helping women: Female mentors guide businesswomen to greater success
University of Notre Dame

A new study from the University of Notre Dame recommends a simple adjustment to current training systems to give women entrepreneurs in developing countries a better shot at success.

Released: 24-Jan-2024 9:30 AM EST
Women farm owners more apt to binge drink
University of Georgia

A study from the University of Georgia reveals a concerning pattern of binge drinking among women who own or manage farms. The study, which was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, surveyed 987 farmers across the U.S. about their perceived levels of stress and coping behaviors, including alcohol use.

Released: 3-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST
Women from low socio-economic backgrounds see themselves as less talented
University of Vienna

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds consider themselves to be less talented than all other groups – even if they show the same performance levels. This is shown by a new study led by Christina Bauer at the University of Vienna.

Newswise: Amy Luckenbaugh elected inaugural chair for Society of Women in Urologic Oncology
Released: 21-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Amy Luckenbaugh elected inaugural chair for Society of Women in Urologic Oncology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Society of Women in Urologic Oncology (WUO) has named Amy Luckenbaugh, MD, assistant professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, to chair its Executive Board until Nov. 2025.

Newswise: Society of Women Engineers celebrates Sandia Labs employees
Released: 21-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Society of Women Engineers celebrates Sandia Labs employees
Sandia National Laboratories

Women engineers at Sandia National Laboratories achieved significant recognition in 2023 from the Society of Women Engineers. These accolades included Advocating Women in Engineering, Distinguished New Engineer and 10 patent recognition awards.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Women may pay a "MOM PENALTY" when AI is used in hiring, new research from NYU Tandon School of Engineering suggests
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Maternity-related employment gaps may cause job candidates to be unfairly screened out of positions for which they are otherwise qualified, according to new research from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. A research team led by Siddharth Garg, Institute Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, examined bias in Large Language Models (LLMs) – advanced AI systems trained to understand and generate human language –  when used in hiring processes. 

Newswise: Music expert expounds on Taylor Swift’s unmatched cultural impact
Released: 11-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Music expert expounds on Taylor Swift’s unmatched cultural impact
Virginia Tech

Following a recording-breaking concert tour so huge that she brought mini economic booms wherever she went, pop star Taylor Swift’s cultural ascendancy reached another peak as Time Magazine pronounced her Person of the Year. Virginia Tech voice expert Ariana Wyatt discusses Swift’s legacy and cultural impact.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel
Newswise

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

       
Released: 29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Workplace culture is very different these days. Find out how different by exploring the "In the Workplace" channel
Newswise

The latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market are in the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Does patient-surgeon gender concordance lead to lower patient mortality? Mostly no, UCLA-led research suggests
20-Nov-2023 6:00 AM EST
Does patient-surgeon gender concordance lead to lower patient mortality? Mostly no, UCLA-led research suggests
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

New research finds female surgeons had slightly lower patient mortality than males for elective surgeries, but no gender difference for non-elective procedures.

Released: 15-Nov-2023 11:20 AM EST
From Farm to Newsroom: The Latest Research and Features on Agriculture
Newswise

The world’s total population is expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050. This rapid increase in population is boosting the demand for agriculture to cater for the increased demand. Below are some of the latest research and features on agriculture and farming in the Agriculture channel on Newswise.

Released: 26-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT
New guide details menopause’s effects on the workplace, other surprising impacts
University of Virginia Health System

A sweeping new guide to menopause by a UVA Health expert and collaborators highlights the profound and sometimes surprising effects the “change of life” can have on women’s lives, health, workplaces and even finances

Newswise: October Celebrates the Lasting Impact of Women-Owned Businesses on the Economy
Released: 24-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
October Celebrates the Lasting Impact of Women-Owned Businesses on the Economy
Canisius University

The Women's Business Center at Canisius has been a beacon for women entrepreneurs for two decades. It's strategic partnership with the university's School of Business enables it to offer unparalleled resources which have catapulted the success of thousands of women-owned businesses throughout Western New York.

Released: 23-Oct-2023 6:05 AM EDT
Female board members help improve firms’ corporate sustainability reporting
University of Portsmouth

New research has revealed that firms with female directors on the board, regardless of how many, improves the quality of corporate sustainability disclosures than those with no board representation.

Released: 20-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Harsh workplace climate is pushing women out of academia
University of Colorado Boulder

Women faculty are more likely to leave academia than men faculty throughout all career stages in U.S. universities, University of Colorado Boulder researchers revealed in the most comprehensive analysis of retention in academia to date.

Newswise: UT Southwestern women’s groups earn national leadership award
Released: 4-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT
UT Southwestern women’s groups earn national leadership award
UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical Center has been recognized for its decades of commitment to developing female leaders in medicine and science and its far-reaching impact in supporting and advancing women’s careers.

Released: 27-Sep-2023 12:50 PM EDT
Stay informed on women's health issues in the Women's Health channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest headlines in the Women's Health channel on Newswise.

Newswise: Women (and girls) who code
Released: 27-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Women (and girls) who code
Argonne National Laboratory

The CodeGirls@Argonne summer camp program helps middle school girls discover the rich possibilities of coding and provides the first steps into their own computer science pathways.

Released: 26-Sep-2023 7:05 AM EDT
Uniformed Services University Recognizes Renown DoD Nutritionist by Renaming Human Performance Lab in her Honor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Dr. Patricia Deuster dedicated her 40-year career to the military and optimizing performance for the warfighter. Now, the Human Performance Lab (HPL) at the Uniformed Services University (USU) is dedicated to her. USU renamed the lab in her honor, and commemorated her service and the lab’s renaming with a ceremony Sept. 25.

Released: 25-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
"Barbie" is strong on entertainment value, soft on social change, says Virginia Tech expert
Virginia Tech

The “Barbie” buzz continues, even months after the blockbuster movie’s release. The box office record-breaking film now is available to rent or buy through various video on demand platforms, including Prime Video and Apple TV.

Released: 13-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT
Study Outlines the 7 Life Pathways Women Can Take in the U.S.
North Carolina State University

A new study offers insights into the ways that education, work and motherhood shape the lives of women in the United States. In a longitudinal study of more than 8,100 women, the researchers found seven “pathways” that illustrate the way major life events can have long-term ripple effects.

8-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
FASEB Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Science Awards
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

FASEB’s Excellence in Science Awards highlight outstanding achievements by women in the biological and biomedical sciences. The awards are bestowed to female scientists demonstrating not only excellence and innovation in their research fields, but exemplary leadership and mentorship as well.

Newswise: A Conversation with Caroline Genco, Tufts’ New Provost and Senior Vice President
Released: 31-Jul-2023 10:10 AM EDT
A Conversation with Caroline Genco, Tufts’ New Provost and Senior Vice President
Tufts University

Caroline Genco, an established academic leader and a highly regarded immunologist with an active biomedical research program, has been named provost and senior vice president at Tufts University. As provost, she is the university’s chief academic officer.

Newswise: Experts available to comment on trending news topics for the week of July 25
Released: 25-Jul-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Experts available to comment on trending news topics for the week of July 25
Indiana University

Experts on women in cinema, social media advertising, and the Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict are available to comment on trending news topics for the week of July 24, 2023.

   
Released: 23-May-2023 2:45 PM EDT
Privacy protection and other corporate accountability matters in the Business Ethics channel
Newswise

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. Find the latest research and expert commentary on privacy issues and controversial business practices in the Business Ethics channel.

Released: 8-May-2023 12:40 PM EDT
Study reveals how blame is attributed to male and female leaders
University of East Anglia

New research finds that female leaders are given the benefit of the doubt when they do not achieve positive results.

   
Newswise: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in East Africa With Energy Efficiency
Released: 26-Apr-2023 4:05 PM EDT
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in East Africa With Energy Efficiency
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers are helping women entrepreneurs in Uganda grow small businesses by investing in energy-efficient technology. Helping the women invest in energy-efficient equipment and appliances could benefit them and their communities as well as reduce their business’s carbon footprint.

Newswise:Video Embedded live-event-for-april-21-sleeping-pill-reduces-levels-of-alzheimer-s-proteins
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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins
Newswise

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

       
Released: 3-Apr-2023 12:45 PM EDT
UVA Darden Partners with Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative on New Case Series
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society has partnered with the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative to produce a series of case studies on topics including women in leadership, inclusion, access and opportunity.

   
Newswise: Pioneering female politicians’ papers available for review in UIC Library special collections
Released: 15-Mar-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Pioneering female politicians’ papers available for review in UIC Library special collections
University of Illinois Chicago

Cardiss Collins served 1973 to 1997 and Esther Saperstein served from 1957 to 1979 in elected office

Released: 9-Mar-2023 1:30 PM EST
You can't put a price tag on knowledge. Read the latest news on finance and the world economy in the Economics channel
Newswise

The U.S. economy is on people's minds as the government prepares for a showdown on the deficit and government spending. Find the latest research and expert commentary on money issues here. Below are some of the latest headlines in the Economics channel on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Gender targets miss the mark for women in leadership
Released: 7-Mar-2023 8:05 PM EST
Gender targets miss the mark for women in leadership
University of South Australia

Gender diversity experts at the University of South Australia are urging governments to rethink their approach to gender targets as new research shows that they do not lead to expected improvements in gender equity for women in leadership.

Newswise: Women & Innovation: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023
Released: 3-Mar-2023 8:55 AM EST
Women & Innovation: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023
Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovations (ScII), in collaboration with the Embassy of Israel in Thailand, invites all to join the special event “Women & Innovation: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023” on March 8, 2023, from 9:00 – 11:40 am at Toemsakdi Krishnamra Hall, Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University.


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