Meet Mariya Lazebnik: Senior Scientist and Cancer Researcher

Mariya Lazebnik, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow, first became interested in biomedical problems after studying cancer biology in high school. She decided to study electrical and biomedical engineering in college […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 31, 2008

Project Profile: 2002–03 Girl Scout Summer Day Camp

In a recent interview, 2002–03 Community Action Grantee Marianne North talked about her work with the Girl Scout/Tech Trek Summer Day Camp in Wyoming. An active AAUW member, having served […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 24, 2008

Now Announcing…

AAUW has selected the new Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2008–09 year! We received a large number of applications this year, and we are heartened by how many wonderful […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 20, 2008

The Power of a Nomination

We hear a great deal about nominations these days as we are assaulted via the airwaves and in print media with half-truths and outright lies about each party’s “nominee.” One […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 06, 2008

Are You Ready to Serve?

By Chandra Palmer, AAUW Fellow National service has been a buzz issue in the upcoming election. Both Barack Obama and John McCain are calling on all Americans to serve their communities. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 29, 2008

Project Profiles: Latina Fashionista

The first grant Roseanna Garcia, 2007–08 Community Action Grantee, ever wrote was to AAUW for her project Latina Fashionista, aimed at helping Latina youth understand college and career opportunities for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 26, 2008

Title IX and Cookies

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A … Rogers and Hammerstein may still be responsible for us bursting out in song about this state, but my visit to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the annual Career and Technical […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 18, 2008

Project Profiles: Let’s Read Math

One of the all-time favorite books of the Let’s Read Math program is The Greedy Triangle, in which a triangle decides he is bored with life as a triangle and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   September 12, 2008

Let’s Ban Books?

Last week, being a busy multitasking working parent of three, we missed out on going to the library, which, for my teenage daughter is akin to missing a meal or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   6 Comments   |   September 09, 2008

Staying Safe at School

Various statistics show that college-aged women are at a higher risk of being sexually assaulted than any other group of women. For the new school year, RAINN, the rape, abuse, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   September 04, 2008