Note: Thank you for your interest in ADVANCE Project TRACS, our NSF funded Institutional Transformational Grant which ended August 31, 2017. The pages that follow are historical documents for informational purposes only.

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The former ADVANCE Project TRACS Team.

This short film showcases how ADVANCE Project TRACS broadly cultivated the recruitment, retention and advancement of STEM/SBS women faculty at Montana State University.


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Invoking the metaphor of a “runner’ s track” suggests women faculty in STEM/SBS frequently find themselves on an “outside” track with hurdles to overcome and a longer distance to run than their male counterparts.

We aim to transform MSU by removing those hurdles and advancing women to an equal staring point.


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