Winter Break + Computer = Policy Reform

College students, do you want to make a difference on your campus over winter break without even leaving your computer? Participate in SAFER’s (Students Active for Ending Rape) Winter Break […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 09, 2010

Who Was Rosalind Franklin?

If you don’t think of Rosalind Franklin when you’re thinking of great scientists, you’re not the only one. This accomplished but seldom-credited woman was a biophysicist who made many contributions to the field of science but is best known today for her critical role in understanding DNA. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 10, 2010

AAUW Heads Back to School

It’s September! That means scores of students are boarding busses and getting back to school. No matter your student status, check out the long list of opportunities and programs available […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   September 08, 2010

Amazing College Leadership Opportunities

Program funding and national leadership opportunities can be hard to come by for college students and campus staff, so I am pleased to announce that applications are now available for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   September 03, 2010

Court Rules Campus Group Cannot Discriminate

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in CLS v. Martinez that public colleges and universities may require campus-based religious organizations that want university recognition or funds to comply with that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 29, 2010

Marie Tillman and Memorial Day

Later this week, nearly 500 college women student leaders will descend on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, to attend the 25th annual National Conference for College […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   May 31, 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

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