Women - Higher Education

Yale University Organizations Create Grant and Program Opportunities to Support Women Health Research

by | July 29, 2021 To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Researc [...] Read more

‘Influential Yet Unsung’ Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson Has Died at 99

by | July 19, 2021
Gloria Richardson, “an influential yet largely unsung civil rights pioneer,” has di [...] Read more
Roueche Center Forum: Toward Gender Equality in Technology Careers

Roueche Center Forum: Toward Gender Equality in Technology Careers

by Dr. Monica D. Wiggins and Dr. George R. Boggs | July 9, 2021
COVID-19 has demonstrated that technology is a bridge to sustaining a degree of normalcy in our [...] Read more

‘I’ve Never Told Anyone’: Study Examines Why Sexual Assault Victims Remain Silent

by | July 8, 2021
Throughout the years, Dr. Sandra Caron and Deborah Mitchell began to notice a certain trend eac [...] Read more

This Professor Introduces Women to STEM By Bridging Engineering and Health Care

by | July 7, 2021
Currently, women represent 15–18% of the STEM workforce but 85% of the health care field. As [...] Read more

Students, Nonprofits Work to End Period Poverty on Campuses Nationwide

by | July 2, 2021
In March, a group gathered in the middle of Lincoln University’s student union area for a cel [...] Read more

Report: Massachusetts Shows Significant Increase In Number Of Women Of Color Leading Colleges And Universities

by | June 24, 2021
The state of Massachusetts is touting some positive news: the increasing number of female colle [...] Read more

Dr. Susan West Engelkemeyer Wraps Up a Storied Career as President of Nichols College

by Autumn A. Arnett | June 22, 2021
When Dr. Susan West Engelkemeyer, president of Nichols College, took the reins of that small Ne [...] Read more

Undergraduate Enrollment is Down, But Trends are Encouraging for Women in STEM

by | June 21, 2021
Last week, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released a study of Spring 2021 e [...] Read more

Virginia Middle School Renamed After NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

by | June 7, 2021
Sidney Lanier Middle School – a Fairfax, Virginia middle school named after a Confederate sol [...] Read more

Frontier Nursing University Endows New Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Healthcare

by | May 18, 2021
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has endowed a new scholarship to support African American, Bl [...] Read more

Why College-Educated Black Women Are Threats in 2021

by Asha Alston | April 27, 2021
College-educated Black women are a threat ─ to the white American supremacy and higher educat [...] Read more

Reflections of a Woman in STEM

by | March 11, 2021
It is no secret that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields. Based on data from the Natio [...] Read more

Biden Orders Review of Trump-Era Title IX Regulations

by | March 8, 2021
President Joe R. Biden will sign an executive order directing the U.S. Department of Education [...] Read more

Dr. Marjorie Hass Appointed First Female President of the Council of Independent Colleges

by | March 4, 2021
Dr. Marjorie Hass, president of Rhodes College, will be the first female president of the Counc [...] Read more

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