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Choose Your Own Adventure: Apply for Campus Leadership Programs!

Each year, AAUW’s campus programs are part of the journey for thousands of college women on their way to being the next generation of leaders. Today, the adventure begins as applications open for three of these programs. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   August 21, 2013
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Graduating to a Pay Gap? Not on Their Watch

Teams of professors and students at Ithaca College, Towson University, and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts have put their 2012–13 AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to good use. Inspired by AAUW’s Graduating to a Pay Gap research report, each team created a campus-wide campaign to educate their community about the gender wage gap. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   August 09, 2013
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3 Tips for Involving Your Local College in Your Branch

July is an exciting time of year for someone like me. As a university administrator, I waste no time scheduling meetings with program collaborators and booking rooms for events that will take place in March or April. Now is a good time to think about how your branch or state will work with local colleges and universities. Here are three important things to keep in mind when planning for the 2013–14 school year. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   August 01, 2013
AAUW Fellow Alumna Joy Lapseritis

AAUW Celebrates 125 Years of Funding Fellowships for Women

AAUW today formally announced our 125th class of fellows and grantees, who will receive funding for graduate work and educational projects thanks to an extraordinary program that started when women were discouraged from pursuing higher education. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   August 01, 2013
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Attacks on Women’s Health: AAUW Members Fight Back

Since 2011, Congress and state legislatures have boomed with bills to limit women’s reproductive rights. AAUW members have stood with women in North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas to fight against these restrictive and unjust bills — and members are geared up for the ongoing battles. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2013
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Using AAUW Online Resources in the Classroom

While you think about applying for educational funding and campus leadership programs in the fall, we hope that you’ll also consider other ways that AAUW can support your campus. Our research and other resources may be the perfect addition to syllabi, class discussions, or student projects. I had a chance to catch up with a college student and an instructor about how AAUW resources can play a role in the classroom. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   July 26, 2013
Liz Brown AAUW Woman of Distinction Patti Solis Doyle at the University of Maryland.

Putting Big Words into Big Actions: An SAC Member’s Reflection

Recently, we caught up with former Student Advisory Council (SAC) member Liz Brown. Liz served on the SAC from 2010–11 while studying political science at the University of Wyoming. She is now completing a double master’s degree at Penn State with hopes of continuing her advocacy work. Read more »

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AAUW Takes STEM Work to the Hill

If you’re familiar with our research, educational funding, or programs like Tech Trek and Tech Savvy, you have probably noticed that we are continually finding new avenues to educate girls and encourage them to get involved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   July 19, 2013
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AAUW Camps Help Girls Excel in Science and Math

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will offer four Tech Trek camps across the country this month to encourage girls to explore their interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The camps will engage approximately 160 girls from Ohio, Oklahoma, Florida, and Washington state. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   July 10, 2013

Patricia Fae Ho Elected President of AAUW

Patricia Fae Ho of Beverly, Massachusetts, and Honolulu, Hawaii, was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). In her role leading the national AAUW Board of Directors, Ho will provide direction and oversight in promoting AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   July 10, 2013