Roller Coasters and Rockets after School

“I never knew how many things involved science.” —Coronado Elementary School student The AAUW New Smyrna Beach (FL) Branch is proud to have been the first branch to initiate a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 29, 2010

The Sky’s the Limit for Girls in Science

With the release this week of AAUW’s latest research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the release earlier this month of the most recent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   4 Comments   |   March 24, 2010
Why So Few: Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics research report cover (600px)

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? AAUW’s Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics report presents compelling evidence that can help to explain this puzzle.  Read more »

Research   |   Education & Training   |   March 21, 2010

Then and Now: The Progress of Our Women Veterans

In 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Act , enabling women to serve as permanent members of the U.S. armed forces. Since then, as women have been integrated […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 04, 2010

Are Women to Blame for Girls’ Math Anxiety?

Sitting next to the first lady at the State of the Union address tonight will be a model student in the sciences and engineering. Li Boynton is a semifinalist in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   3 Comments   |   January 27, 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

AAUW Awards 12 New Campus Action Project Grants

Thanks to the generous support of the Mary Ann Ahrens–Iowa Giving Circle, AAUW is funding a record 12 Campus Action Project (CAP) teams in the 2009–10 academic year. CAP grants […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   December 17, 2009

She’s Geeky, and So Am I

Last Friday, several colleagues and I participated in the She’s Geeky D.C. “unConference.” What is an unConference, you ask? It allows the attendees to determine the agenda and the presenters […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   8 Comments   |   November 17, 2009

Project Profile: Arhythmetic Jukebox

Cynthia White, a 2007–08 Community Action Grant recipient, has big ideas about math. She wants to change students’ realities about their inability to do math. “I don’t want it to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   6 Comments   |   October 23, 2009

AAUW Member Awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Sitting at my desk here at AAUW, I can see a framed photograph and handwritten thank-you note from Marie Curie, dated 1920, in which she expresses her gratitude for AAUW’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   7 Comments   |   October 12, 2009