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Grants expanding opportunities for women in science

This Fall, Fairfield University announces, the school will welcome a promising new faculty member, thanks to a $404,439 grant from the CBL program. According to the press office at Fairfield, Dr. Shanon Reckinger, who receives her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder this August, will be named the Clare Boothe Luce Professor of Mechanical Engineering. … According to Fairfield’s president, Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., “Fairfield is poised to provide a supportive environment where the talents of the new scholar will be nurtured. We envision the Clare Boothe Luce Professor excelling in her professional development here, inspiring students along the way.”

Published in Forbes on 7/21/11

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