(Dis)Order in the Court

Although the country has been occupied with the midterm elections and their effects on President Barack Obama’s administration, we have to remember that there’s another branch of government. We tend […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 16, 2010

Growing Up AAUW

Growing up in West Virginia, I remember watching my mother as she got involved with AAUW. She was a branch president and an active member of AAUW of West Virginia […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 12, 2010

Bullying: Stop It, Fix It, Prevent It

On October 26, the Department of Education sent a letter to the nation’s schools offering guidance on bullying and harassment. In the letter, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 27, 2010

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 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

Are You Ready for the Summer?

Are you ready for the sunshine? Are you ready for the birds and bees, the apple trees, and a whole lot of fooling around. Can you recall the tune yet? […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   30 Comments   |   July 02, 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

Elena Kagan Hearings: Day 1

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began the confirmation hearings for Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. While seriousness of purpose often marks such proceedings, the hearing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2010

Previewing the Elena Kagan Hearings

The buildup to Supreme Court confirmation hearings normally leaves Washington, D.C., in a frenzied state. Robert Bork was the conservatives’ dream and the liberals’ nightmare. Clarence Thomas was replacing Thurgood […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 24, 2010

Happy Birthday, Women’s Bureau!

When it comes to the history of American women, 1920 was a seminal year. That August, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — the granting of women’s suffrage — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 04, 2010