AAUW Applauds Victory for Women’s Health

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) issued the following statement regarding new guidelines announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 01, 2011

AAUW Awards $3.7 Million in Fellowships and Grants for 2011–12 Academic Year

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will award $3.7 million in school year 2011–12 in support of 239 scholars, research projects, and programs promoting education and equity for women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   July 28, 2011

AAUW Celebrates Decision in University of Massachusetts Discrimination Case

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) applauds the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination for its decision in favor of Lulu Sun, an English professor at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, who claimed the university discriminated against her on the basis of gender, race, and national origin and retaliated against her for complaining. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 28, 2011

AAUW’s Statement on IOM’s Recommendation on Birth Control

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control. Read more »

AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Issues Statement on Possible Social Security Cuts

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement about media reports that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits today. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 07, 2011

AAUW Profoundly Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Wal-Mart v. Dukes

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is deeply critical of today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s sharply divided decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

University of Michigan Professor to Accept Prestigious AAUW Award in Washington

PRESS RELEASE: Abigail J. Stewart, a leading researcher and distinguished professor of psychology and women’s studies at the University of Michigan, will accept the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award Saturday, June 18, during the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW’s) 2011 National Convention. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 10, 2011

Women Leaders to Meet in Washington, D.C., for AAUW Convention

PRESS RELEASE: Close to 1,000 women leaders from every state in the country will be in Washington, D.C., June 16–19 for the 2011 AAUW National Convention at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 07, 2011

AAUW Supports New Gainful Employment Rule for Career-Education Programs

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is glad to see the U.S. Department of Education exercise its authority to issue regulations defining gainful employment. Read more »

Title IX Case Goes to Court Tuesday with AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Support

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding monetary support for the plaintiffs in Parker v. Franklin County Community School Corporation, a high school athletics case. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 31, 2011