Grant to help OU welcome more female faculty in sciences

A $518,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will allow the Women in Science and Engineering at OU (WISE@OU) project to reform faculty recruitment processes and advance career development initiatives for second through fourth year science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) women students. The goal of WISE@OU is to increase the number of women faculty members in STEM disciplines, as presently the number of female Ph.D. graduates in these fields is much higher in comparison to the percentage of female faculty in these fields across the country, including OU.

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