Why So Few Women in Science?

PRESS RELEASE: Nobel Laureate Carol Greider Speaking at Capitol Hill Briefing on May 4 with Co-Author of New AAUW Report. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 30, 2010

AAUW Launches New “Elect Her” Initiative to Change Status Quo in U.S. Politics

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW is launching Elect Her — a new initiative — to expand the pipeline of women running for elective office, an effort that could change the face of politics in America. Read more »

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

PRESS RELEASE: In an era in which women are increasingly represented in medicine, law, and business, why do they continue to lag behind men in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a comprehensive report on the controversial issue of the continued underrepresentation of women in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 22, 2010
Why So Few?

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Advisory

PRESS RELEASE: New NSF-Funded Study Points to Barriers Facing Girls and Women. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 18, 2010

Student Loan Crisis: An American Reality

The desire for a college education has become a dream rather than a realistic goal for many American students. As parents and students realize that an affordable college education may […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   9 Comments   |   March 12, 2010

New Research Shows Long-Term Benefits of Sports for Girls

Many studies suggest that participating in physical activity, particularly sports, has numerous benefits for girls, including a reduced risk of developing cancer, better grades, and high self-esteem. Some people wonder, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2010

Community and the Academy

With classes, work, extracurricular activities, and attempts at having a “normal” social life, many students experience the university as a world of its own. They forget that their universities are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 20, 2010

Upcoming College/University Partnership Webinars

Interested in an Opportunity for FREE AAUW Membership for Undergraduate Students? AAUW is hosting two College/University Partnership Webinars on January 25, 2010: one at 1 p.m. EST for college/university representatives […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   January 15, 2010

Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Community College

Many people underestimate the role that community colleges play in higher education. According to the American Association of Community Colleges, these institutions provide “access to education for many nontraditional students […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   December 28, 2009