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STATUS

June 2004

Contents

 

Page 1: Pliers, Pulsars, and Extreme Physics, by Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Page 1: Portrais of a Decade: Results from the 2003 CSWA Survey of Women in Astronomy, by Jennifer L. Hoffman, and Meg Urry

Page 13: The Leaky Pipeline for Women in Physics and Astronomy, by Fran Bagenal

Page 20: Voices from the Pipeline, by Sheila E. Widnall

Page 25: The Astronomical Community Loses a Rising Star, by Pat Knezek, Joannah Hinz, and Meg Urry

Page 26: Diversity Survey, by Laura Lopez

Page 26: A Prize Response, by Chris Russell

 

Editor’s Note
By Fran Bagenal

This issue of STATUS heralds a transition in the editorial team. Lisa Frattare has stepped down,
Meg Urry has stepped back and Pat Knezek is chairing the CSWA. Fran Bagenal has taken over the reins, with Joannah Hinz continuing to assist. This issue contains several articles presenting results of
surveys of demographics. We hope that future issues will emphasize what can be done
- by individuals, employers and institutions – to improve the numbers of women and work
environment in our profession of astronomy.

STATUS Editorial Team

Left to Right: Lisa Frattare, Meg Urry, Pat Knezek, Fran Bagenal, and Joannah Hinz

Photo Collage by Steve Bartlett

 

Edited by Fran Bagenal (U. of Colorado)
bagenal@colorado.edu

Associate Editors
Joannah Hinz (University of Arizona)
jhinz@as.arizona.edu
and Patricia Knezek (WIYN Observatory)
knezek@noao.edu

Contributing Editors
Meg Urry (Yale University)
meg.urry@yale.edu
and Lisa Frattare (STScI)
frattare@stsci.edu

Design by Krista Wildt (STScI)
wildt@stsci.edu

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