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Why AAUW Cares about Community Colleges — and You Should, Too

As graduates across the country receive their diplomas this May, AAUW is drawing attention to an important but often underappreciated part of our national higher education system: community colleges. On […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   May 08, 2013
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3 Reasons to Host an AAUW Research Watch Party

Last November, AAUW branches, student organizations, AAUW college/university partner members, and individuals hosted watch parties for the live panel discussion of AAUW’s research report Graduating to a Pay Gap. You’ll […] Read more »

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Can a Woman Be President? Just Ask These Ladies!

As President Barack Obama’s second term gets underway, speculation is already running rampant over who will run next. Will our next president be a woman? It’s an important question, but […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 03, 2013
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The History of AAUW’s Position on Gun Violence Prevention

As you can imagine, AAUW continues to receive inquiries from members regarding our policy position on gun control in the wake of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. We, […] Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 03, 2013
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Deborah Owens: Teaching Women Financial Literacy

With just a month until my college graduation, I have been constantly reminding myself that I will be entering into the “real world.” No longer will I live rent free […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 01, 2013

STOP Act Aims to End Sexual Assault in the Military

Last week, AAUW’s Director of Public Policy Lisa Maatz stood alongside Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), representatives from other women’s organizations, and survivors of military rape to announce the reintroduction of […] Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 24, 2013
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Fellows Shining a Light in STEM

Yale University’s motto has an extra ring to it these days as its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) administrators have gained attention for some high-level appointments. Read more »

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AAUW’s League of Extraordinary Women

Making a change to improve the lives of women may seem like hard work, but the members and advisers of our 12 AAUW student organizations make it look almost easy. […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 19, 2013

Earth Day, AAUW, and Rachel Carson: An Archives Discovery

Rachel Carson, about to receive the AAUW Achievement Award, was writing to Mary Boyette on June 12, 1956. In the four-page, handwritten letter, Carson explains what she will do with the award money, that it will “further the studies I already have underway as a basis for a new book.” The “new book” she was speaking of turned out to be 1962’s Silent Spring. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   April 19, 2013
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AAUW Launches New Online Mentoring Program

Have you been hearing all the buzz about mentorship lately? Wondering what it’s all about and if you should pay attention? Back in January, AAUW celebrated National Mentoring Month with […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 17, 2013