Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 12:08:31 -0500 (EST)
To: aaswliststsci.edu
Subject: AASWOMEN for March 14, 2003

AAS Committee on the Status of Women
Weekly issue of Mar. 14, 2003, eds. Meg Urry, Patricia Knezek, & Michael
Rupen

This week's issues:

1. Two books about Caroline Herschel about to be published
2. Workshop on Gender Issues in the Sciences, Colby College
3. CSWP-Sponsored events at APS meeting
4. Summer Internship in APS Washington Office
5. How to submit, subscribe, or unsubscribe to AASWOMEN

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1. Two books about Caroline Herschel about to be published
From: Michael Hoskin michael.hoskinntlworld.com

[Eds. note:  If someone is interested in writing a review for one or both
of these books for an issue of the CSWA's bi-annual issue of "STATUS", please
contact Meg Urry at meg.urryyale.edu.  Deadline for submissions to the June 
issue of STATUS is May 25.  Otherwise, the review could appear in the
January 2004 issue.]

In the next month two books by me will be published, both concerning Caroline 
Herschel. One is THE HERSCHEL PARTNERSHIP: AS VIEWED BY CAROLINE, and the 
other is a critical edition of her two autobiographies.

Michael Hoskin
Editor, Journal for the History of Astronomy

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2. Workshop on Gender Issues in the Sciences, Colby College

>From WIPHYS Mar. 10, 2003

Colby College, Waterville, ME, is hosting the 2003 Workshop on
Gender Issues in the Sciences, including a stellar roster of speakers,
nationally recognized for their work in the field. The workshop is
designed for men as well as women. It will address specific issues
facing female science faculty in science education including gender
issues in teaching science, gender bias in teaching evaluations,
successful strategies for advancement, recruitment and mentoring
of women scientists, and balancing a career and personal life. The
workshop begins Wednesday evening June 11 and ends after lunch
on June 13. Further information about the event and speakers can
be found at http://www.colby.edu/hhmi/workshop.html 
Deadline for registration is April 21, 2003. Contact: Bets Brown,
Dept. Of Biology, Colby College, bbrowncolby.edu 

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3. CSWP-Sponsored events at APS meeting

>From WIPHYS Mar. 13, 2003

Mark your calendars for these events at the APS Meeting in Philadelphia! 
  
1) Saturday, April 5 - DPP/CSWP Invited Session, High Energy Density
   10:45 am, Session B4, Loews Hotel, Commonwealth B 
  
2) Sunday, April 6 - FIP/CSWP/COM Reception
   7:00-9:00 pm, Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Salon II (just a block from Loews 
   Hotel)
   A reception with the Committee on Minorities in Physics (COM) and the Forum 
   on International Physics (FIP). A wonderful chance to learn about the work 
   of the Committees and Forum, to network with colleagues, and to unwind 
   after a long day of sessions. All with an interest in the activities of
   these groups are most welcome to join us! 
  
3) Tuesday, April 8 - CSWP Networking Breakfast for Women in Physics
   7:00-9:00 am, Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Lescaze Room (33rd flr)
   Sherry Yennello of Texas A&M University will talk on the subject, "We CAN 
    Encourage Women to Thrive in Physics".  Cost, including full breakfast, is 
   $20 ($10 for students). You need not be registered for the APS meeting to 
   attend, however pre-registration for the breakfast is strongly encouraged. 
   Further information at http://www.aps.org/educ/cswp/apr-breakreg.html This 
   is always a great chance for discussion and networking and a great way to 
   start your day! All with an interest in women in physics are welcome! 
  
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4. Summer Internship in APS Washington Office
  
>From WIPHYS Mar. 10, 2003

The American Physical Society's Office of Public Affairs/Public
Information, Washington DC, has an opening for its ten-week
summer internship during the period of June 2 to August 29, 2003
(specific dates negotiable). Stipend: $500 per week plus up to
$1,000 in relocation expenses Skills: The position requires
excellent communication skills, verbal and written; broad
knowledge of science, commensurate with advanced undergraduate
studies. See http://www.aps.org/public_affairs/intern-summer.html for
complete information on duties and how to apply. Deadline to
apply is April 18, 2003. 

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