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In a single year, enrollment of first-year women in Perdue University's College of Engineering reportedly increased 31 percent. To what does the school attribute such a dramatic gain? Although it's difficult to pinpoint with complete accuracy, Beth Holloway, director of the College's Women in Engineering Program, points to a likely factor: The college's use of the 2008 report, "Changing the Conversation: Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering."