Equity in the News 3-31-08

Record levels in pregnancy-discrimination complaints to regulators suggests more women are speaking up about suspected workplace bias. A federal judge has ruled that leaders of a prominent Southern Baptist seminary who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2008

Equity in the News 3-25-08

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 »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 25, 2008

Girls and STEM Education

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 »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   March 21, 2008

Catch the Fever

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 »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 20, 2008

I never knew … I didn’t inhale …

“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 »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2008

List of States Rejecting Abstinence-Only Funding Grows

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 »

Blog   |   Campus   |   5 Comments   |   March 12, 2008

“Women Share Blame for Cheating Men”

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 »

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

Too Dumb for Words

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 »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 09, 2008

Re: What Campus Rape Crisis?

As a college student, I engaged in various forms of campus activism on the issue of sexual assault. Thus I was greatly dismayed to read a recent Los Angeles Times […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 03, 2008

Equity in the News 2-29-08

AAUW in the News Read about the ten best and worst states for pay equity. AAUW members learn tips for living a more environmentally-friendly life. Over four hundred middle school […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2008