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AASWOMEN Newsletter for July 31, 2015

31 Jul 2015, 17:30 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for July 31, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of July 31, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. Career Panel Discussion2. Online Harassment: The Dangers and Damages 3. Men Totally Overestimate Their Math Skills And It May Explain The STEM Gender Gap 4. LEGO Adds More Women in Science to Its Lineup  5. There is crying in science. That’s okay.6. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter7. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter8. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Career Panel DiscussionFrom: Laura Trouille via womeninastronomy.blogspot.com[Please note that this post will be updated when the video archive is available. -Eds.]Astronomers develop an incredibly useful (and employable!) set of skills while pursuing their degree and research interests. The latest stats indicate that while ~75% of recent astronomy Ph.D.s accepted a postdoc position, over 80% eventually pursue careers outside the tenure track faculty route. To provide insight into the range of careers astronomers pursue and share advice and lessons learned along the way, we provided a series of Career Profiles. Our next experiment is to host a live, online Career Panel discussion.Read more athttp://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2015/07/join-us-live-career-panel-discussion.html-------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. Online Harassment: The Dangers and Damages  From: Faïza Harbi via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comImagine a ...

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