Visitors from Iraq 26March

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 26, 2008

As part of a weeklong tour to learn about American higher education programs, nine Iraqi university administrators and deans visited AAUW this week. At a meeting led by Gloria Blackwell, […] Read more »

Equity in the News 3-25-08 25March

Blog   |   Community   |   March 25, 2008

Women in Virginia earn 67 cents for every $1 men earn, about a dime less than the national average. Professionals in Maryville (MO) were converged upon by 54 eighth-grade girls during […] Read more »

Girls and STEM Education 21March

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   March 21, 2008

Do you ever wonder what types of events other AAUW branches put on? This weekend I visited the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch for their third-annual Tech Savvy event. The day […] Read more »

Catch the Fever 20March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 20, 2008

No, not the flu or spring fever. I’m talking about March Madness! For those who don’t know or care about college sports, March Madness is the popular term for the […] Read more »

I Hadn’t Thought About It 19March

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 19, 2008

A typical response, if you’ve tried to recruit a male as an AAUW member. For most men, thoughts of joining a women’s organization are quickly dismissed. After all, how can […] Read more »

I never knew … I didn’t inhale … 18March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2008

“Skeletons in the closet” have the capacity to affect how people view an individual. The label “skeleton” usually implies a negative connotation and often does not depend upon whether or […] Read more »

List of States Rejecting Abstinence-Only Funding Grows 12March

Blog   |   Campus   |   5 Comments   |   March 12, 2008

Iowa recently became the 17th state to opt out of federal funding for abstinence-only education. In making this decision, Iowa joins a host of other states — including Arizona, California, […] Read more »

“Women Share Blame for Cheating Men” 11March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   March 11, 2008

Caught your attention? It sure did mine as I was reading MSNBC headlines at lunch today. Dr. Laura Schlessinger (“Dr. Laura” in TV land) apparently made such a comment when […] Read more »

Too Dumb for Words 09March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 09, 2008

So, by now, I’m sure you’ve all seen “We Scream, We Swoon. How Dumb Can We Get?” by Charlotte Allen, which appeared in last Sunday’s Washington Post. The blogosphere has […] Read more »

International Women’s Day 07March

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 07, 2008

The event we now call International Women’s Day began 95 years ago, a day promoting women’s rights and peace on a global level. Some great websites detail the turbulent times […] Read more »