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January 2002


Page 1: Gender Inequality and Cultural Change, by Catherine Pilachowski and Anneila Seagent

Page 1: Women Physicists and Chemists are Making Slow Progress in Academe, by Valerie Kuck

Page 3: Things Your Professor Should Have Told You, by Alice Huang

Page 8: Addendum: "Yields" and "Parity Indices" for Top Astronomical Institutions, by Meg Urry and Valerie Kuck

Page 10: Women in Academe, and the Men Who Derail Them, by Wendy Williams

Page 12: Maria Mitchell: A Life in Journals and Letters, by Vera Rubin

Page 15: Rosalind Franklin and the Double Helix, by Joan Schmelz

Page 17: Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia, by Ann Wherle

Page 18: Announcing the Poetry Collection "A Responsibility to Awe", by Alison Campbell


Edited by Meg Urry (Yale University)
and Lisa Frattare (STScI)

Associate Editor Joannah Hinz (University of Arizona)

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