Campaign College and the RajinCajuns 18March

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   March 18, 2009

Originally posted on the AU Woman and Politics Institute blog, this post is by Jillian Rubino, Director of Leadership Programs for the American University Women & Politics Institute. On Saturday, March […] Read more »

On Attending a Women’s College 16March

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   March 16, 2009

When I began looking at colleges in 2001, I never thought that I would choose a women’s college. The main thing that I was looking for was a place where […] Read more »

Dating Violence on “Oprah” 13March

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 13, 2009

The recent alleged domestic violence by singer Chris Brown toward his singer girlfriend, Rihanna, inspired Oprah to air an hour-long special about dating violence on her show yesterday. I appreciate […] Read more »

My Foreign Correspondent Hero: Lydia Polgreen 13March

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 13, 2009

“In a country where wheelbarrows fill in for pickup trucks, water is carried on little girls’ heads instead of in pipes and gallon-size jars replace gas pumps, it is perhaps […] Read more »

Meet Jean Elson: Sociologist, Sexual Behavior Professor, and AAUW Member 13March

Jean Elson
Blog   |   Education   |   March 13, 2009

This semester, like most semesters, Jean Elson, a 1998-99 American Fellow, has about 200 students enrolled in the two sections of her sexual behavior class at the University of New […] Read more »

Against all Obstacles: International Women and Higher Education 12March

Blog   |   Community   |   March 12, 2009

In light of International Women’s Day, on March 8, I thought I would take a moment and reflect on what I have learned and experienced as program assistant for the […] Read more »

Angela Bassett, an Artist Breaking through Barriers 11March

Blog   |   Community   |   March 11, 2009

When I volunteered to write about artists for women’s history month, I thought it would be easy. It turned out to be a huge learning experience, and it was harder […] Read more »

Pentagon Announces Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign 10March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 10, 2009

I was glad to read this morning that the U.S. Department of Defense is preparing to launch a new sexual assault prevention campaign. Last year I was horrified by the […] Read more »

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 10March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 10, 2009

Without fail, this anniversary sneaks up on me like a winter storm in March. Twenty years ago my brother died of AIDS-related cancer. He is one of more than 25 […] Read more »

A Day in the Life 09March

Through a 2008–09 AAUW Campus Action Project grant, a team of students and faculty at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, are addressing issues facing single mothers who want to attend […] Read more »