Meeting Notes Progress for Women in Academic Science, but More Work to Do

At an annual meeting of professors and others who have received grants through the National Science Foundation's Advance program, which seeks to help increase the number of female scientists and engineers in academe, there was talk of how far gender equity in those disciplines has come, particularly on individual campuses.

Programs supported by more than $130-million in Advance grants have helped bring about new family-friendly university policies, networking groups, and mentor