Court Rules the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not Retroactive

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a disappointing ruling in the pregnancy discrimination case AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, overturning the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   May 18, 2009

Open Thread: Nominating a Supreme Court Justice

In light of Justice Souter’s recent announcement that he is stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court in June, my colleagues and I were joining with the pundits in pondering […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   May 06, 2009

Crusader for Women Worldwide

Ritu Sharma has led a life that would appeal to anyone interested in social change. Sharma will be one of our keynote speakers at the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2009

A Day in the Life

Through a 2008–09 AAUW Campus Action Project grant, a team of students and faculty at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, are addressing issues facing single mothers who want to attend […] Read more »

Patricia M. Lowrie

When deciding which woman in academia to highlight in this blog, I decided not to focus on a well-known woman academic leader, such as a woman university president or a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 04, 2009

Two Good Rulings from the Court

In October we reported on the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court for a significant sexual harassment case, Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. To recap […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 02, 2009

What a Difference a Tattoo Makes

Tattoos seem to be in favor again as a decoration of choice among young women. Lower back, neck, or arm tattoos have become very evident during the summer months in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 02, 2008

Meet Rhonda Williams: Historian, Author, and Mentor

Rhonda Williams, a 2002–03 fellow, understands the importance of women’s voices: those who are underrepresented in society due to race and class, those who are seeking support as they pursue […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   December 01, 2008

Supreme Court Hears Harassment Case

Monday marked the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term. During this term, the court will hear cases covering a number of important issues, including employment discrimination, free […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 09, 2008

Bloggers and Protests and Delegates, Oh My!

Yesterday afternoon I had a chance to check out the Big Tent — a net-roots Disneyland. The venue, sponsored by Digg, Google, DailyKos, and others, is a blogger’s oasis in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 28, 2008