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AASWomen Newsletter for September 08, 2017

8 Sep 2017, 17:00 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for September 08, 2017
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of September 08, 2017eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Cristina Thomas, and Maria PattersonThis week's issues:1. TIME Celebrates Women From History Who Were 'Firsts' in Their Fields2. Science writer Nathalia Holt talks to PLOS about rocket girls, silly questions, and trading pipet for pen3. Why female students leaveSTEM4. Fall Recruitment: 2017 JAXA/ISAS International Top Young Fellow5. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter6. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter7. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter1. TIME Celebrates Women From History Who Were 'Firsts' in Their FieldsFrom: Maria Patterson [mtpatter_at_uw.edu]TIME magazine has a new multimedia project called "Firsts" celebrating groundbreaking women in history who were the first in their fields. The field of space travel's "Firsts" women include Mae Jemison, Kathryn Sullivan, and Eileen Collins. Read more at http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/space-astronomy/time-firsts-three-american-women-in-space See the multimedia project of women of "Firsts" at http://time.com/collection/firsts Back to top.2. Science writer Nathalia Holt talks to PLOS about rocket girls, silly questions, and trading pipet for penFrom: Maria Patterson [mtpatter_at_uw.edu]"Rise of the Rocket Girls is an engaging true story about unsung heroes in science, in this case the women at NASA’s ...

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