Found 221 articles

  • The Power of One

    • Aug 1, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Okorafor: “We had tremendous potential to change the narrative as African women.”
  • How to Take (and Enjoy) a Vacation: Relaxation for Type A People

    • Jul 27, 2017
    • Karen Costa
    For some people, taking a relaxing vacation is a no-brainer. Others of us have to, ironically, work a bit for our vacations.
  • Indiana University Bans Players for Sexual and Domestic Violence: Is That Enough?

    • Jul 5, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    The Indiana rule doesn't go far enough to protect vulnerable students on campus.
  • Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General Named President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    • Jul 5, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    Mason: “We’re educating the next generation of leaders—not just criminal justice leaders, but leaders in all of our communities.”
  • No Man's Land

    • Jul 5, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Watching Wonder Woman become Wonder Woman made me catch my breath. She made me want to be brave and compassionate.
  • Building Resilience: Lessons from Trans* in College

    • Jun 5, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    Nicolazzo: "The […] thing is not to frame trans* people as facing massive deficits or always needing to catch up to their cisgender peers."
  • The Necessity of Digital Feminism

    • Jun 5, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    A substantial amount of feminist activism exists in the digital space—online and in social media. Doctoral student Briana Barner thinks it is essen...
  • Surviving Sexist Workplaces Is Not Enough

    • Jun 5, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Feminist Fight Club never quite gets to the root of the problem: the workplace is still structured for men's success, not women's.
  • The Work of Activism

    • May 1, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    When I was in graduate school, I was a part of the Tallahassee Equality Action Ministry (TEAM), an interfaith direct action movement that brought t...
  • Using Pop Culture to Teach Critical Thinking

    • May 1, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Scholars traditionally have had trouble translating their high-level, nuanced thinking to a broader audience, said Dr. Megan Goodwin . Pop culture'...
  • Five Ways to Respond to Student Shaming

    • May 1, 2017
    • Karen Costa
    In a recent essay , “Can't or Won't: The Culture of Helplessness,” published on Inside Higher Ed , professor Lori Isbell expressed frustration with...
  • Don't Accommodate Me

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    When I was teaching at a university—which I did for 12 years—I never considered seeking disability accommodations. (My disability is invisible, by ...
  • Breaking Silence, Standing Firm

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I started Rebecca Solnit's The Mother of All Questions (Haymarket Books, 2017) on International Women's Day, March 8, which was also the Day Withou...
  • Robertson Curates Educational History

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    As the curator/director of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation-National Historic Landmark, Dr. Ashley N. Robertson uses public history to inform the...
  • Choose Hope

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Hope gives us a kick in the pants and makes us act; fear overwhelms and keeps us stationary. We still need hope.
  • Making Hidden Figures Visible

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    If you are in the position to empower students or other young women and gender-nonconforming people in your life, know that it will make a difference.
  • The Necessity of Intersectionality: A Profile of Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    The movie Hidden Figures tells the story of four black women who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the manned spac...
  • Becoming a Killjoy

    • Feb 1, 2017
    I find that I want to join her, to become ugly and unlikeable to remind everyone of the “ugliness” women face day in and out.
  • The Unethical FERPA Roadblock

    • Feb 1, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    Protecting universities was never FERPA's intended purpose, and it is time to stop putting a school's reputation before student safety.
  • Learning How to Negotiate Salary: An Interview With Stephanie Tomlinson

    • Feb 1, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    As job-search season approaches, the topic of salary can often be a touchy one. Stephanie Tomlinson , executive assistant to the Board of Superviso...