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Prairie State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.16.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

I often travel through the Chicago O'Hare airport which triggered thoughts about women from Illinois and their contributions through history.

Writing She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.28.2016 | Books
Jill S. Tietjen

To celebrate the success of Harper Lee's previous and anticipated novels, let's discover other women authors through history. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

South Carolina Belles

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

In this blog, we'll learn about the contributions to our culture and economy from women with ties to South Carolina. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Jill S. Tietjen

I recently attended meetings and award events at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Virginia. As always happens when I am on a college campus, I was struck by the importance and value of education.