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AASWomen Newsletter for August 21, 2015

21 Aug 2015, 17:30 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for August 21, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of August 21, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. The SEP in Astronomy2. My Impressions: The IAU XXIX General Assembly3. Status magazine for June 2015 is published4. Practical policies can combat gender inequality     5. Astronomer Celebrates Female Scientists’ “Special Natural Gift for Caring and Educating” 6. Job Opportunities7. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter8. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter9. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. The SEP in AstronomyFrom: David Charbonneau  via womeninastronomy.blogspot.com“I think,” said the First Astronomer, “that there’s an SEP at work in our field.”He pointed. Curiously enough, the direction he pointed in was not the one in which he was looking.“A what?” said the Second Astronomer.“An SEP.”…“And what’s that?”“Somebody Else’s Problem.”Read more athttp://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2015/08/the-sep-in-astronomy.html-------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. My Impressions: The IAU XXIX General Assembly   From:   Christina Richey via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comThe International Astronomical Union (IAU) XXIX General Assembly (GA) took place from August 3-14 in Honolulu, Hi.  In addition to a high-level scientific program, the GA included 4 Women’s Lunches and several Mentoring Events organized by the IAU Women’s Working Group (through Chair Francesca Primas) and the Committee on the Status of ...

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