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  • by Erin Cech on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 11:07am
    Mathematics has a girl problem. Although girls achieve at equal levels to boys in middle and high school, many girls stop taking math as soon as they can. Girls are also much less likely than boys to...
  • by Admin on Monday, March 26, 2012 - 9:54pm
    Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, and Engineering has attracted over 12,000 visitors from 137 countries since its launch November 2011. The project, a new framework for gender-...
  • by Krystale E. Littlejohn on Friday, March 16, 2012 - 9:25am
    What are you?  For many people, this question elicits a variety of responses: student, sister, brother, dancer, mother, sports enthusiast.  For ethnically ambiguous people, however, the...
  • by Rita Martinez on Friday, March 9, 2012 - 8:10am
    The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
  • by Annelise Heinz on Monday, February 27, 2012 - 1:01pm
    Harlem in the 1920s is known for its creative outpouring of art, music, and literature.  A consciously political movement, the...
  • by Marilyn Yalom on Friday, February 3, 2012 - 5:23pm
     Shouldn’t the question be “What is a human being?” The use of “man” as a generic category for both males and females may have long precedence in English and French, but it also has...
  • by Erin Cech on Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:00am
    Glancing at the faculty nameplates on the office doors in a random selection of university departments, one will quickly notice a great deal of gender segregation across academic disciplines. ...
  • by Lauren Aguilar on Friday, January 13, 2012 - 2:41pm
    The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
  • by Miranda Mammen on Friday, January 13, 2012 - 2:09pm
    The marriage declineOver the past fifty years, marriage rates have declined throughout the United States. Adults today are more likely to be unmarried than ever before. Intrigued by this development...
  • by Lauren Aguilar on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 11:19am
    In 1971, less than six percent of professors were women and only nine women held tenure at Stanford University. Three students dared to question, “Where were the women’s voices on Stanford’s campus...

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