In April 1933, an anxious nation watched Ruby Bates walk through the door of an Alabama courtroom. Two years earlier, near the town of Scottsboro, Bates and another white woman had charged nine...
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by Alexis Charles
on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 9:36am
When Cherene Sherrard-Johnson was in college she knew she wanted to go on to pursue either an MFA in Creative Writing or a PhD in English. “While I did want to write creatively, I wanted to learn...
by Christin L. Munsch
on Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:30am
By 2030, the number of people age 65 years or older is expected to double, placing a strain on government-sponsored programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Many researchers see the...
by Kathryn Dickason
on Friday, November 23, 2012 - 9:30am
Feminine faiths: Women’s spirituality and the shaping of tradition. Scholars, artists, and religious practitioners led discussions at Stanford to highlight the ways in which women’s spiritual labor...
on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 3:07pm
The Clayman Institute invites applications for its 2013-14 Faculty Research Fellows program....
by Alison Wynn
on Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:54pm
From Marissa Mayer’s rise to top dog at Yahoo! to Sheryl Sandberg’s closely-watched leadership at Facebook, women tech executives create quite a stir in Silicon Valley. For some, the rise of a female...