One Month In and One Month Away

Hello bloggers, I’m back! This summer and the first month of school have been extremely busy for me, but now that I’m getting into the swing of things I can finally set aside time to blog. First, though, I think I should reintroduce myself. It’s already been over a year and a half since I…

Women in STEM Fields – Part III: Why we need women in STEM and what we can do

By Guest Contributor Aparna Ramen Why Do We Need Women in STEM Fields? Attracting and retaining more women in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce will maximize innovation, creativity, and competitiveness. Many STEM fields are high-growth fields. o      Many science and engineering occupations are predicted to grow faster than the average rate for…

Right Now: Five Things On Our Radar

So far, it’s a quiet summer in the Women’s Center, with our regular bloggers on hiatus. We are still wanting to have some content at least once a week here at the blog. If you are interested in guest posting, give us a holler. In the meantime, here are a couple of things that have…

The War on Women

2000 years after Brutus killed Caesar, we spend our Ides of March contemplating betrayal. Many Republicans believe that this betrayal is about religion. A simple Google search will show the multitude of quotes by Conservatives–especially Fox News anchors–concerning the “War on Religion.” According to them, Christians are being punished for their beliefs because of the…

Hello world!

Well hello there. Please check out the links at the top! You’ll notice that we have a couple options under each tab (e.g. About>>Disclaimer). Look at our list of 2011-2012 authors with links to their previous posts on our old blog URL. Enjoy!

Reachin' for the Stars

For those of you who don’t know, which I’m sure are many, I am spending the summer in Portland, Oregon. I arrived about two and a half weeks ago for an internship and I absolutely love it. Every day I bike to work, it’s a good 8 miles each way. There’s a cemetery that I…

Chivalry in a Time of Feminism

It seems the more I tell people that I am a blogger for the Women’s Center, the more discussions I have about feminism. I know this seems like a somewhat obvious result, but I have noticed that this really only happens, or becomes a major discussion when I am conversing with guys. About a month…