Category Archives: WISEblog

The WISEblog category is for communications relating to general topics of interest or concern to WISE members. Campus and community issues of concern can also be posted here, like work-life balance, childcare, and career-path discussion.

Chris Anderson Recognized by WEPAN

Some exciting news to share … Chris S. Anderson will be awarded the WEPAN University Change Agent Award at the upcoming national WEPAN conference in Bellevue, Washington on June 22, 2011.
This award honors an individual who has had positive impact within their academic institution with regard to the climate for women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields, with an emphasis on engineering.

Please join us in congratulating Chris on being selected for this very prestigious award!


Welcome to the WISE Web Site and Blog.

Welcome to the WISE Web Site and Blog. If you are a member of the Michigan Tech WISE group, feel free to post blogs and comment on other postings. If you are not a member, we welcome you to post comments on the blog.

This spring several of our members have received awards or tenure. We offer our congratulations to them:

Sheryl Sorby, Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics – ASEE 2011 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education. The national award recognizes and honors outstanding women engineering educators.

Pushpalatha Murthy, Chemistry – 2011 Michigan Tech Distinguished Service Award. “In recognition of her exceptional service to the campus community in helping to create a supportive climate for all faculty and staff, especially her leadership in improving the climate for women.”

Gerry Tian, Electrical and Computer Engineering,  promoted to Professor.

Please post on the blog if you know of any other WISE member accomplishments. We’d like to hear about them.