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Diane Halpern: Gender Differences in Cognition and Their Implications for Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Education

April 3, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 PM
TUC 100

Diane F. Halpern is an American psychologist and past-president of the American Psychological Association (APA). She is the McElwee Family Professor of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Halpern’s work is considered groundbreaking and pivotal, especially with respect to critical thinking, gender differences in cognition, and balancing work and family. She is a prolific author and editor with over 20 books and hundreds of book chapters and other scholarly publications.

Sponsored by UC LEAF and The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Career Success Workshop

October 22, 2013 Strategies for Career Success workshop slides are available here. 

Diversity Breakfast

Celebrating Women & Diversity in STEM Series Networking Breakfast & Discussion

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Kingsgate Marriott – 151 Goodman Drive 45219
Caminetto Private Dining Room
 (inside Kingsgate Restaurant, see signs)

This event is open to all faculty, trainees, and students and will provide valuable opportunities for interactive dialogue and meeting new people.

Dr. Kathy Burlew, Ph.D will discuss her successes and lessons learned in academia, tips for promotion and career advancement, and the value of collaboration and mentorship. In addition, Dr. Burlew will discuss her unique experiences and perspectives as an African American woman in academia.

To learn more about this event, please visit our Celebrating Women & Diversity in STEM website.


UC LEAF Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar

Catherine Morrison, J.D., a negotiation and conflict management expert from Johns Hopkins University presented workshops for UC LEAF faculty October 22, 2013. Slides from the workshops are avaliable here.

Sloan Foundation Research Fellows Program - Free Informational Workshop

Thursday, August 29, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
University Hall 450

The Sloan Foundation awards prestigious $50,000 fellowships to candidates holding a Ph.D. in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, neuroscience, mathematics, ocean sciences (including marine biology), physics or a related field.

Please click here for more details on the Worshop and Sloan Foundation Fellowship.