Meet Cynthia Moss: Neuroscientist and Professor

Bat Facts There are more than 1,000 species of bats. Bats use their wings and tails to grab food and put it in their mouths. Using echolocation, bats can tell […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   March 05, 2010

Project Profile: Oasis for Girls

As a young Indian immigrant, Sadaf was part of the first Oasis girls’ group held at Columbia Park housing in San Francisco’s  South of Market neighborhood. She offered to teach […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   February 22, 2010

Meet Diane Favro: Professor of Architecture

Looking through a set of old black-and-white AAUW photos, I came across one of Diane Favro, a 1981–82 American fellow, when she was a teaching assistant at the University of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   January 29, 2010

Meet Linda Neuhauser: Health Researcher

Linda Neuhauser, a 1986–87 AAUW American fellow, is currently serving as clinical professor in the Division of Community Health and Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley. She is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   January 22, 2010

Meet Abbie Griffin: Marketing Professor

Three words that students might use to describe the award-winning marketing professor Abbie Griffin are demanding, professional, and fun. Although this 1988–89 American Fellow has high expectations for her students, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 15, 2010

Meet Carol Pletcher: President of Pletcher Inc.

Carol Pletcher, a former vice president at Cargill and the current president of Pletcher Incorporated, was awarded an AAUW American Fellowship in 1977. The fellowship came in the middle of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   January 08, 2010

Meet Chrystal Bell: Crime Scene Forensic Scientist

The episode starts with a man in a restaurant who inadvertently flashes the gun at his waist as he grabs his wallet. The camera zooms in for a close-up of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   December 11, 2009

Meet Marcia Grant: University Founder

Although the permanent home of Marcia Grant, a 1963–64 fellow, is a beautiful old stone farmhouse in a small village in France, when I called her for an interview she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   November 13, 2009

Meet Kamala Visweswaran: Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies at the University of Texas

In March 2009 nine scholars conducting research on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan spent a day trying to envision a way to demilitarize South Asia and help the region move forward […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 06, 2009

Meet Margaret Jackson: Opera Singer and Ethnomusicologist

Margaret Jackson, a 2006–07 American Fellow, joined AAUW in March 2008. “I wanted very much to support the organization that has been a strong support to me.” The AAUW fellowship […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 30, 2009