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Pittcon Program Committee Announces Naomi J. Halas as the 2015 Wallace H. Coulter Lecturer

by Pittcon

Pittsburgh, PA. June 27, 2014. The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce its 2015 Wallace H. Coulter Lecture, Plasmonics: Shedding Light on Cross-cutting Science and Technologies,which will be presented by Naomi J. Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The lecture will take place during the Pittcon Opening Session on Sunday, March 8, 2015, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Academic Workplace Bias Against Parents Hurts Nonparents Too

by Rice University

The study, “Consequences of Flexibility Stigma Among Academic Scientists and Engineers,” examined “flexibility stigma” — employers’ and co-workers’ negative attitudes toward employees who seek or are presumed to need flexible work arrangements to deal with child care responsibilities

Predicting Long-Term Success in College

by Rice University

Long-term success in college may be better predicted with Advanced Placement (AP) exams and personality traits in combination with standard admission practices, according to new research from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Rice University.