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Wilderness and Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Recognizing the Ties of Race and Place

Lauret Savoy | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
Lauret Savoy

We'd all do well to consider the Civil Rights and the Wilderness Act together if we are to understand this society -- for preserving wild lands and putting an end to Jim Crow segregation have more to do with each other than meets the eye.

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.

College Women Gain Valuable Career Experience This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

The summer months are the perfect time for college students to add relevant experience to their resume. This experience, whether you're going on to graduate school or launching your career after graduation, gives you a chance to stand out.

What These STEM College Women Are Doing This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having graduated from a women's college with a degree in biology, I thought it would be fun to see what my fellow STEM sisters are doing this summer.

The 12 Most Unique College Courses In America

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.23.2014 | College

Every college in America boasts that one life-changing class with that one legendary professor. If you’re lucky enough to be in such a class, you su...

Memorable 2014 Graduation Images From Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.12.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having viewed numerous commencement photographs from women's colleges across the country, in this blog post, I'll share with you several of the images I found memorable.

Her Solution for Getting More Girls Interested in STEM

Diane Propsner | Posted 06.28.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Only after recently learning that her childhood experience is more atypical than typical, Flynn decided to do something to share her STEM passion with young girls.

Tyler Kingkade

How 1 Sexual Assault Victim Helped 400 Others Find A Voice

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.07.2014 | College

Ali Safran wanted to turn the anniversary of the date she was sexually assaulted into something positive. The Mount Holyoke College senior didn't expe...

Expert Advice From a Women's College Alumna About Seeking a Career In Marine Biology

Diane Propsner | Posted 05.19.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

If you are looking for a truly empowering college environment (in addition to strong academics), you'll find it at a women's college.

First Semester College Reflections

Diane Propsner | Posted 03.27.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Last fall I asked several high school girls why they decided to attend a women's college and shared their reasons in a blog post. For this blog post, I thought it would be fun to re-visit with those students to see how their first semester at college went.

From Their Hearts to Your Home: Videos of Women's Colleges Holiday Wishes

Diane Propsner | Posted 02.20.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Today, I'm sharing holiday videos from women's colleges as they celebrate the holidays, offering season's greetings, holiday wishes, and Christmas cheer!

How to Afford a Quality College Education for Your Daughter

Diane Propsner | Posted 12.10.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

If you're a parent with a college-bound daughter, I know you're thinking about the cost of her education. On one hand, you're so proud of her; on the ...

Why I Chose a Women's College

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

Although a women's college is not for everyone, I simply can't accept the myth that women's colleges are no longer relevant or that young girls are not interested in attending one.

Tyler Kingkade

LOOK: 'Surviving In Numbers' Tells The Aftermath Of Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.03.2013 | College

In October, three years after she was sexually assaulted, Ali Safran returned to the spot near a lake in Newton, Mass., where she said she was attacke...

Sandy on Hurricane Sandy

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Fifty-five percent of our nation's population lives in counties protected by levees. It seems that our nations' leaders may be realizing this.

The 10 Most Beautiful Campuses

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

College campuses can have some of the most poetic scenery around. The tall old buildings. The tree-laden quads. The modern short buildings. The concre...

The Women's Deliberation Movement

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

In this era, we can no longer afford for deliberation, defined as "leisureliness of movement or action; slowness" to define us as women.