The Impact of a Goat

Recently I read an uplifting article about Beatrice Biira, the real-life subject of the best-selling book Beatrice’s Goat. After a donated goat from Heifer International allowed her family to raise […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2008

Economic Creativity or Desperation?

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

Fueling the Sex Ed Controversy

With the huge increase in gas prices these days, I’ve been wondering about the impact on dating. Wait, I digress — “fueling” in this case refers to the news from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 11, 2008

Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008

Honoring Phyllis Schlafly?

As an AAUW member and alumna of Washington University in St. Louis, I was outraged to learn that the university is awarding Phyllis Schlafly an honorary degree at graduation. Schlafly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   10 Comments   |   May 09, 2008

Sexist Slurs Permissible?

AAUW is concerned about sexual harassment issues on campus, and in February we posted a blog entry about an incident at Yale University where pledge members of the Zeta Psi […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   9 Comments   |   May 06, 2008

Hey, Mom and Dad, Look at Me!

Many parents remember hearing these words and being delighted to see what their child had done. Many of us have been captured on film as toddlers covered in food or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 30, 2008

Knowledge Is Power

I was intrigued by an e-mail to attend the first annual Negotiations Challenge at Clarkson, sponsored by the AAUW. The training session was very informative but comfortably informal. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 21, 2008

Dreams to Reality

Note: The author of this post, Laura, is currently serving as an AAUW Campus Action Project student team member at Alfred University in New York. One of seven 2007–2008 Campus […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 19, 2008

Negotiations U

The AAUW Leadership and Training Institute program “Negotiations U,” held at Clarkson University this spring, was a great opportunity for me as a participant and as a student leader. When […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008