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Scholar Illustrates How to Include Women of Color in Teaching the History of the Suffrage Movement

by Lois Elfman | March 5, 2020 As we approach the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, African American studies specialist Read more

Study: Gender Inequality Persists in Science Careers and Publishing

by Lois Elfman | February 24, 2020
In any given year, the amount of published scientific research from women and men is about the [...] Read more

University of Arizona Professor Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

by | December 19, 2019
A University of Arizona (UA) professor settled a $20 million gender discrimination lawsuit agai [...] Read more

Report: Higher Education Employees Older Compared to Other Workforces

by | September 4, 2019
Compared to other workforce fields in the United States, higher education holds the highest num [...] Read more

What Beyoncé Can Teach Us About Race, Identity and Social Justice

by Lynn Hampton | July 11, 2019
In higher education, we talk a lot about diversity, but all too often students, faculty and sta [...] Read more

Study Reveals Bias against Female Basketball Players at HBCUs

by | October 2, 2018
A new study by a Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) professor indicates that women’s ba [...] Read more

Gender Pay Gap Wide Among Graduates of Elite Schools

| August 16, 2018
The gender wage gap is real – even when looking at pay differences between men and women who [...] Read more

Duke Among Universities Increasing Number of Women Deans

by | August 10, 2018
The number of women in leadership positions at Duke University will increase this fall after it [...] Read more

Nevertheless, She Persisted

by Angela P. Dodson | March 7, 2018
This year, the National Women’s History Project has chosen the theme of “Nevertheless, She [...] Read more

Report: Stark Gender, Racial Gaps Persist in Engineering, Computer Science

by | January 17, 2018
Very few female and minority students pursue engineering and computer science degrees at Texas [...] Read more

More Women’s Colleges Admitting Transgender Students

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | September 5, 2017
A wave of women’s colleges have begun admitting transgender women. But even as many schools e [...] Read more

Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

by | August 27, 2017
Despite 97 years of progress fighting for gender equality in political offices, in the workplac [...] Read more

New Lawsuit Alleges Baylor Failures Under New Rape Policies

by Associated Press | August 22, 2017
WACO, Texas — A woman who reported that she’d been sexually assaulted filed a lawsuit Monda [...] Read more

Northwestern Opens Gender-neutral, Multi-stall Bathroom

by Associated Press | July 3, 2017
CHICAGO — Northwestern University officials say one of its institutes has become among the fi [...] Read more

Yale Sues Connecticut Over Gender-neutral Restrooms

by Associated Press | June 27, 2017
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user res [...] Read more
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