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How to Build a Concentration | Magazine

When Ruth Colker ’78 walked into Harvard’s second-year calculus class in the fall of 1974, she was the only woman in the room. A freshman at the time, she was proud of herself for testing out of a year of calculus. She was also excited to take an upper-level course …

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To Name A Betrayal

Marisa Peryer Two years ago, Andre Faria ’21 arrived on campus from the small town of Paintsville, Kentucky. Beginning a new chapter at Yale, far away from his conservative hometown, Faria — after many nights of questioning his sexuality and its validity — came out as gay..  Two weeks later, …

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A perfect fit: inside a course on lingerie making

After years of loving lingerie, working in a high-end lingerie boutique and even basing my university thesis on it, it seemed only fitting to finally learn how to sew it. My at-home experiments had been unsuccessful, so I decided to get an expert to teach me. Here is what you …

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Student exhibit explores femininity, sexual assault

In celebration of the 50th year of women at Union, the Wikoff Student Gallery is producing exhibitions this year that focus on female-empowering themes. The Weight of This, on view through Feb. 7, explores perceptions of femininity and sexual assault through works by visual arts students Lilith Haig ’21 and …

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WGSS program to debut speaker series next month

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program officials are launching a new speaker series next month. Program leaders created the brown bag speaker series to give faculty members and students from departments and schools across GW a platform to share their research on issues like women and incarceration and the intersection …

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Women in medicine are trailblazers, advocates and leaders

Each September, the AMA is proud to recognize and honor the immense contributions women make to the House of Medicine. Such recognition is particularly appropriate this year. I count myself lucky to be joined by two exceptional women physicians in holding the offices of president, president-elect, and immediate past president, …

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Here’s one simple way to get more women into higher-paying STEM jobs

One way to bring more women to the STEM table: Have fewer students in a classroom. Expanding class size in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) classrooms has the greatest negative effect on female class participation, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal BioScience. Large classes start …

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Here’s one simple way to get more women into STEM jobs

One way to bring more women to the STEM table: Have fewer students in a classroom. Expanding class size in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) classrooms has the greatest negative effect on female class participation, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal BioScience. Large classes start …

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