Court Rules Campus Group Cannot Discriminate

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in CLS v. Martinez that public colleges and universities may require campus-based religious organizations that want university recognition or funds to comply with that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 29, 2010

Marie Tillman and Memorial Day

Later this week, nearly 500 college women student leaders will descend on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, to attend the 25th annual National Conference for College […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   May 31, 2010

Student Loan Crisis: An American Reality

The desire for a college education has become a dream rather than a realistic goal for many American students. As parents and students realize that an affordable college education may […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   9 Comments   |   March 12, 2010

New Research Shows Long-Term Benefits of Sports for Girls

Many studies suggest that participating in physical activity, particularly sports, has numerous benefits for girls, including a reduced risk of developing cancer, better grades, and high self-esteem. Some people wonder, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2010

Community and the Academy

With classes, work, extracurricular activities, and attempts at having a “normal” social life, many students experience the university as a world of its own. They forget that their universities are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 20, 2010

Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Community College

Many people underestimate the role that community colleges play in higher education. According to the American Association of Community Colleges, these institutions provide “access to education for many nontraditional students […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   December 28, 2009

Highlights of AAUW’s First Annual College/University Luncheon!

“I firmly believe that our partnerships with colleges and universities and our ties with their individual students are the key to the future of this organization and a powerful catalyst […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   November 19, 2009

Fire It Up!

President Obama shouted these words on Thursday, September 17, as he addressed the large young crowd at the University of Maryland’s Comcast Center. AAUW gave me a ticket to the event, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   September 28, 2009

House of Representatives Passes Key Student Loan Bill

It’s often said that you can’t put a price tag on a good education. Millions of current and former students, however, know quite well that a good education can costs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   September 18, 2009

Addressing Sexual Assault on College Campuses

One course I am taking as part of my master’s in international media and conflict resolution is Communication and Social Change. This hands-on course provides students practical skills through the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2009