UMaine’s Rising Tide effort focuses on increasing the percentage of women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Social and Behavioral Science (SBS) fields to develop a more diverse workforce.
"This work is funded by National Science Foundation Grant No. 1008498. Recommendations, findings and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF."
While the ADVANCE grant is directed at retaining and advancing women faculty in STEM and Social and Behavioral Sciences, working toward this goal benefits all UM faculty.
Read more from Dr. Hecker, ADVANCE Principal Investigator.
“A rising tide lifts all boats.”
This is the concept guiding the work of the Rising Tide Center.
Read a message from Dr. Susan Gardner-Dunlea, Director of the ADVANCE Rising Tide Center.
Meet the ADVANCE co-investigators here.
What are the secrets of successful negotiators? Join us at a Negotiation Skills workshop on March 26 to find out!. There will be two sessions, but space is limited so call the Rising Tide Center to register today.
ADVANCE your event with a co-sponsor! If your campus event supports women faculty in STEM and Social-Behavioral Science, you might be eligible for partial funding from the Rising Tide Center. Let's partner to improve the campus climate and enhance faculty retention across disciplines. Visit our Professional Development page for more information.
SAVE THE DATE: May 20, 2014: Third Annual Networking Conference. Plan to join us at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor for this popular, day-long event that features a poster session, networking opportunities and workshops that cover a variety of relevant topics!
Visit our New Faculty page to access a variety of resources that will help you identify campus contacts, plan for achieving tenure, find a mentor, and even connect with social groups in the Bangor area.
Not sure how to resolve an uncomfortable workplace situation? Our FACULTY LIAISON, Devon DeMarco, might be able to help.