University of Arizona Makes History

“In Tucson, we like our glass ceilings broken.” — Tucson, Arizona, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, as quoted in the Daily Wildcat The University of Arizona made history last Friday. For the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 07, 2012

Elect Her at Louisville, Louisiana State, and Howard

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for student government. Follow the links below to read highlights from this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 06, 2012

Meet Dahlia Eissa: Bridging Feminism and Islam

For as long as Dahlia Eissa can remember, she has been a feminist. Growing up in Australia with Egyptian immigrant parents, she was never afraid to ruffle feathers. She began […] Read more »

An Opportunity to Lead Community Colleges

In July 2009, President Obama announced the American Graduation Initiative, a higher education plan that focuses on community colleges. With an increase in federal support, including a recent $500 million […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 30, 2012

The Other F-Word

My friends and I have a lot in common, but there is one word that often leads to abrupt disagreements: the f-word. No matter when I say it or to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   November 29, 2012

Gap and Gown: The Reality for College Graduates

I grew up in the Washington, D.C., area. Several of our school systems notoriously underperform amid poverty and socio-economic disparities. But I didn’t want to become another statistic in a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 21, 2012
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Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Download the Graduating to a Pay Gap research report. Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

  |     |   October 24, 2012
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Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012

AAUW-Supported Case Goes before Supreme Court

In August, AAUW signed on to an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to uphold affirmative action in college admissions. The case, Fisher v. University of Texas, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 09, 2012
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Four Ways to Celebrate Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

Sunday, September 16, marked the start of National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. The celebration, which extends through Saturday, September 22, coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the impact that Hispanic-serving […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   September 17, 2012