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AASWomen Newsletter for October 6, 2017

6 Oct 2017, 19:00 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for October 6, 2017
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of August 25, 2017eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Cristina Thomas, and Maria PattersonThis week's issues: 1. New study highlights ‘hidden figure’ of sun-watchers2. Women of Color in STEM Workshop3. January 2018 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) in New York City4. The Diversity Bonus5. The Absurdity of the Nobel Prizes in Science6. 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. New study highlights ‘hidden figure’ of sun-watchersFrom: Patricia Knezek via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comThe American Geophysical Union (AGU) has issued a press release about a study of the life of Hisako Koyama. Although few have heard of her, she was a dedicated female solar observer. She was born in Tokyo in 1916, and created one of the most important sunspot records of the past 400 years, according to new research. For the complete press release and a link to the study itself, go to:http://news.agu.org/press-release/new-study-highlights-hidden-figure-of-sun-watchers/-------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. Women of Color in STEM WorkshopFrom: Nancy Morrison [nancy.morrison_at_utoledo.edu]Workshop sponsored by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine:Women of Color in STEMNovember 10, 20177:30 am – 3:00 pmThe Keck Center500 Fifth St ...

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