Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. In honor of Women’s History Month 2022, we’re celebrating women in sustainability, both internationally ... READ MORE
Today is International Women's Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. And it is also a call to attain gender equality—also known as gender parity—around the globe.
One way to measure gender ... READ MORE
Gabby Salazar is a social scientist, photographer and fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences. Her new book published by National Geographic is titled “No Boundaries: 25 Women Explorers ... READ MORE
Maria Goeppert Mayer (B. 1906 – D. 1972) was the second women in history to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Physics. Marie Curie was the first women to win this award. Maria won in collaboration with Hans D. Jensen in 1963 for their research ... READ MORE
Many people have heard of Dr. Marie Curie, likely in a science class in school. The French physicist and chemist earned two Nobel Prize honors for her work, becoming the first person ever to do so. And she remains the only person awarded Nobels ... READ MORE
Throughout history, women have been instrumental in advancing science, in key discoveries and insightful developments. Some of my favorite contemporary scientists are women, including Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Jane Goodall, and Dr. Eugenie “Genie” ... READ MORE
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, July 9, 2019 — Women play an increasingly vital role in Haiti’s economy and are engaged in all aspects of the all-important agricultural sector, which employs the majority of women and accounts for one-quarter of country’s ... READ MORE
In honor of Mother’s Day being this past Sunday, the FDA has made the week of May 13 through 19 National Women’s Health Week to promote health for all women of every age. Use this week to serve as a reminder to schedule a doctor’s appointment ... READ MORE
Dr. Liz Felter began her journey in horticulture at a time when university professors didn’t know if it was appropriate for women to learn how to use a chainsaw or front-end loader tractor.
Needless to say, a lot has changed since the 1970s.
Felter ... READ MORE
Heart disease continues as the leading cause of death for both men and women. CDC reports, however, that over half of these deaths are caused by preventable factors.
The heart of women
As heart disease remains the number one chronic disease ... READ MORE