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

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

Highlights of AAUW’s First Annual College/University Luncheon!

“I firmly believe that our partnerships with colleges and universities and our ties with their individual students are the key to the future of this organization and a powerful catalyst […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   November 19, 2009

Fire It Up!

President Obama shouted these words on Thursday, September 17, as he addressed the large young crowd at the University of Maryland’s Comcast Center. AAUW gave me a ticket to the event, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   September 28, 2009

House of Representatives Passes Key Student Loan Bill

It’s often said that you can’t put a price tag on a good education. Millions of current and former students, however, know quite well that a good education can costs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   September 18, 2009

Addressing Sexual Assault on College Campuses

One course I am taking as part of my master’s in international media and conflict resolution is Communication and Social Change. This hands-on course provides students practical skills through the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2009