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Sunshine State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

In this blog, we'll learn about women who have been inducted into both the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame -- whose accomplishments have benefited women and life in the Sunshine State.

Move-in Day at Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.08.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

I hope you enjoyed the collection of Move-In Day visuals I've shared with you today. Here's to all students (new and returning), and wishing each of them a 2014‒2015 academic year filled with joy, inspiration, fun, discovery, and learning!

Recapping the Women's College Advantage

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

As a women's college alumna, my contention is that women's colleges are today's best kept secret in higher education. It's the main reason I started blogging and with so many advantages, it would be remiss of me not to continue to do so.

As a Scholarship Student, This Is How I See Barnard's Campus

Koko Jaeger | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Koko Jaeger

The reason we have the luxury of barfing in the elevator at midnight, but finding it pristine in the morning is because someone mops that floor with bleach in the wee hours until all that's left is the hilarious memory of debauchery.

Brave New Girl: Sarah Dooley Debuts With Stupid Things

Jaime Lubin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

For Sarah Dooley, doing stupid things has been a genius move. The winsome young artist became a YouTube sensation in 2008 when she created And Sarah, ...

Women as Music Producers: The Movement

Diane Propsner | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Diane Propsner

Meet Ebonie Smith, a gifted music producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur who is committed to encouraging women to join her in her craft. This is her amazing story.

Unconscious Lessons Call for Mindful Education

Suna Senman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

We need to evoke mindfulness in what we think, see and do; or else pass the craziness of our current world onto our children.

WATCH: Sex At College Has A Lot More Rules

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Should colleges have a say in students' sexual activity? Policies at some of our nation's top universities say yes. The student government at Bayl...

Shelley Gazes: Simply Put: How Releasing Perfection Brought Me Closer to Success

Shelley Gazes | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Shelley Gazes

When I was younger, I assumed being tough on myself was the only way to remain on a steady path to "success." But I hadn't paused to define what success really meant to me.

WATCH: Debora Spar And Anne-Marie Slaughter Discuss Why Women Can't Have It All

Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact

In an age when the options for college-educated women seem boundless, a new debate about what women want — and whether or not they can expect to hav...

Fear, Failure and Being a Real Man

Gerit Quealy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Gerit Quealy

Jimmie Briggs stepped forward into the light yesterday, and brought all the souls in that room with him. We learned what is it to be a real man. What it is to be women. What it is to lead, to collaborate, to support.

Forget About Controlling Your Thighs, and Other Wisdom from Debora Spar's Wonder Women

Linda Flanagan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Linda Flanagan

For any woman who has grappled with competing identities over the years, Spar's book is a refreshing acknowledgement of the impossible expectations women carry around with them, starting in adolescence and extending into old age.

WATCH: AMAZING Slam Poet Declares 'God Is Gay'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

"What if I told you God is gay?" In this incredible spoken word performance at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational at Barnard College ...

Why She Thinks Marissa Mayer Has Been 'Attacked Unfairly'

Posted 09.23.2013 | Women

Debora Spar has some wise words for all working women who are trying to "have it all": Don’t try. The Barnard College president appeared on HuffP...

A Welcome to College Parents

Debora Spar | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Debora Spar

Over the next few weeks, parents across the U.S. will be taking their sons and daughters to college, a momentous event and a turning point that, once ventured upon, can never be reversed.

'Would You Rather Give Up Oral Sex Or Cheese?'

BroBible.com | Posted 04.29.2013 | Weird News

Bwog's "Senior Wisdom" survey asks outgoing Columbia University seniors "to share the knowledge and advice they’ve culled... over the past four year...

A Fighting Chance

Emma Goss | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Emma Goss

At 5-foot-1, and only 19-years-old, Claire Bouchard is the youngest member of the United States National Karate team, and with the help of her famous reverse-round-kick, she's on her way to the Eurocup to shatter gender stereotypes and break records.

A Room Of My Own: Tour College Student Augusta Dayton's Dorm Room

Posted 01.02.2013 | College

by Sierra Tishgart Photographed by Mark Iantosca Though this rising sophomore now resides in New York, her space has a California beach aesth...

Reimagining Leadership

Jane Shure | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Jane Shure

The time is now for women's natural collaborative leadership style to be valued. As the 21st Century unfolds, the challenge is on for women to value our differences, raise our voices, be our authentic selves and dare to lead.

Top 10 Colleges with Unique Traditions

Unigo | Posted 11.04.2012 | College
Unigo

One of the best parts of college are those crazy nights where everyone participates in a tradition, from naked bike rides to midnight chants. Today's...

Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Unigo

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

How Obama Won Me Over With a Single Speech

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Holly Robinson

I don't know how to explain this bizarre transformation. The closest I can come is to say that the president emanated an energy that was so generous and good in spirit that I swear I could almost see the halo.

Shift On Marriage Energizes Immigration Activists

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 07.15.2012 | Latino Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Barack Obama's shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-sid...

Obama On Gay Marriage: It 'Doesn't Weaken Families;' It 'Strengthens Families'

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama on Monday defended his view that gay couples should have the right to marry, saying that the country has never gone...

Joy Resmovits

Obama's Barnard Remarks Fall Flat With Some Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.14.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama's commencement address Monday at Barnard College was filled with moments reminiscent of the 2008 presidential camp...