Women are gaining ground in STEM fields at UW-Madison, and pulling up those behind them.
Retirements lead to changes in research leadership posts. Prof. Amy Wendt will be interim associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences, replacing Steve Ackerman, professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences.
Fine, Eve; Jennifer Sheridan; Molly Carnes; Jo Handelsman; Christine Pribbenow; Julia Savoy; and Amy Wendt. 2014. “Minimizing the Influence of Gender Bias on the Faculty Search Process.” In Advances in Gender Research: Gender Transformations in the Academy (Vasilikie Demos, Catherine White Berheide, and Marcia Texler Segal, Eds.) Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing.
Fine, Eve; Amy Wendt; Molly Carnes. 2014. “Gendered Expectations: Are We Unintentionally Undermining Our Efforts to Diversity STEM fields.” XRDS: Crossroads The ACM Magazine for Students. 20(4): 46-51.
(Interview with Professor Amy Wendt.) April 14, 2018. Yomiuri Newspaper.
“S.T.E.M., Girl Scouts Introduce More Girls to Science Career Fields.” WISC-TV. Aired December 6, 2015.
“Women Play Larger Role in Science at UW.” Jane Milne. The Badger Herald. September 26, 2012.
“Studies Point to Rising Role for Women Scientists at UW–Madison.” David Tenenbaum, Inside UW–Madison. September 25, 2012.
“Teaching the Societal Side of Engineering.” Perspective for Alumni and Friends of the UW–Madison College of Engineering. September 29, 2011.
“Expanding Your Horizons to Influence Youths.” Anna Asendorf. The Badger Herald. November 6, 2009.