Women

A Different Kind of Pregnant Student

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New effort focuses on preventing unwanted pregnancies at community colleges.

Gender Matters

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Colleges with women as presidents and provosts and a critical mass as trustees have been speedier than other institutions in increasing share of faculty that is female, study finds.

A Bathroom of Her Own

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A student's suit over lack of single-sex facilities raises the question: Do college women deserve some spaces where men won't be disrobing?

Proof That Mentoring Matters

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Study of economists -- complete with control group -- shows impact of coaching women on the process or getting published and winning grants.

Role Models and Stereotypes

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Study both backs up and challenges conventional wisdom about whether presence of female faculty members influences female students' choice of major.

Housework Help as a New Benefit

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Scholars document the gender gap in cooking, cleaning and laundry among scientists -- and suggest a new employee benefit may be key to the advancement of women.

Gender Gap Stops Growing

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New analysis suggests that -- except for Latinos -- the decline in male enrollment rates has leveled off.

Responsibilities: A College and Triplets

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Carmen Twillie Ambar is president of a small college in Pennsylvania -- and the mother of three toddlers.

An Intimate Exam

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Upsetting some students, U. of Minnesota Medical School stops using live patients to teach pelvic exams.

Standing Up for Explicit Exhibit

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A year after one university insisted on removing part of photography show, U. of Louisville defends the project, which includes images of naked girls and women.

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