- The Encyclopedia of Life has a new executive director, Dr. Erick Mata. Mata is currently the Director of Biodiversity Informatics and Education at the National Biodiversity Institute of Costa Rica. The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative project that aims to gather and share knowledge about all species on the planet. AIBS serves on the Institutional Council. For more information, visit http://www.eol.org.
- Arizona State University has launched a website that offers personal resilience training for women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. CareerWISE (http://careerwise.asu.edu/), which is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), aims to stem the loss of women from science graduate programs by providing multimedia coaching and resources.
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