Women - Higher Education

Judge Dismisses Discrimination Suit Against Kent State

by Eric Freedman | August 24, 2015
A judge in Ohio has dismissed all federal claims against Kent State University in a suit allegi [...] Read more

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Highlights Complex Role of Black Women in Society

by Autumn A. Arnett | August 19, 2015
Scholars contemplate the broader relationship between hip hop and women. [...] Read more

Leadership Institutes Building Pipelines of Women, Minorities

by Catherine Morris | August 3, 2015
Efforts to result in more women and minorities on track to become university or college preside [...] Read more

‘Miss Ann’ Problems: Battling Depression While Black

by Nick Charles | July 30, 2015
From the outside looking in, the Howard University alumna was living a near-perfect life with t [...] Read more
Women Studies, Gender Studies Facing Roadblocks at HBCUs

Women Studies, Gender Studies Facing Roadblocks at HBCUs

by Lois Elfman | July 28, 2015
Prominent scholars in women’s and gender studies face challenges in increasing its presence o [...] Read more

Professor Rides ‘Word Clouds’ to Poetic Prominence

by Christina Sturdivant | July 21, 2015
Elizabeth Alexander has blossomed into an essayist, poet and playwright whose prose has taken h [...] Read more

AASCU Taps Sias as Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative

by Catherine Morris | May 18, 2015
Dr. Mary Evans Sias will take on a new role at the American Association of States Colleges and [...] Read more

Educator Introduces Online Program to Report Sexual Assault

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 26, 2015
In the wake of heightened sexual assaults on college campuses across the United States, a seaso [...] Read more

Staley Seeks to Make Impact on Court and Off

by Lois Elfman | April 8, 2015
One of the most acclaimed point guards in women’s basketball, Dawn Staley, is also making his [...] Read more
Michigan State, Rwanda Collaborate on Women in Agribusiness

Michigan State, Rwanda Collaborate on Women in Agribusiness

by Associated Press | January 25, 2015
Michigan State University and the University of Rwanda are teaming up to start a degree program [...] Read more

Million Women Mentors Movement Guiding Females to STEM Careers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 22, 2015
The nationwide movement that is designed to mobilize a million STEM mentors to encourage and gu [...] Read more

NCAA to Honor Former Paralympic Winner With Inspiration Award

by Catherine Morris | January 15, 2015
Former Norfolk State University track star and Paralympic winner, April Holmes, overcomes adver [...] Read more
More Women, Minorities in New Congress

More Women, Minorities in New Congress

by Associated Press | January 5, 2015
WASHINGTON — The 114th Congress that convenes today will count more minorities and women than [...] Read more
Syracuse University Suspends Women’s Soccer Player for Slur

Syracuse University Suspends Women’s Soccer Player for Slur

by Associated Press | September 8, 2014
Syracuse University has suspended a women’s soccer player for using a homophobic and racial s [...] Read more

Lead Exposure Study to Focus on Black Women in Cincinnati

by Ronald Roach | July 31, 2014
University of Cincinnati researchers are launching a study of African-American women to determi [...] Read more