Thursday, January 28, 2010

You're invited to two events Sun. Jan. 31

Come to Cafe 116 on Sunday, January 31st. From 1-3pm, the MN C.A.F.E. Coalition will present on passing a constitutional amendment for equality in Minnesota. This will be immediately followed by a 30th birthday celebration for the Fergus Falls Area Chapter of the National Organization for Women, a strong supporter of equal rights. AAUW members are expressly invited, but the public is welcome, so bring a friend! Come learn more about the necessity of securing the basic principle of gender equality into Minnesota's governing document, and stay for cake and coffee and a celebration of the important work our local NOW chapter is doing!

AAUW responds to State of Union address

Monday, January 25, 2010

Book Study is Thursday, Jan. 28

The AAUW Book Study is this Thursday, Jan. 28 at noon at the Mill Street Residence. The book is Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, by Barbara Kingsolver.

Minnesota AAUW Convention April 16-18

There's a blizzard outside so it's the perfect time to turn our thoughts to spring and the Minnesota AAUW Convention! The convention will be held at the St. Cloud Convention Center, April 16-18.
Contact Kristi Hastings if you are interested in attending,

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Help Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Are you a math, science, or engineering teacher? Are you a professional scientist, engineer, college student, or professor? If so, National Lab Day is for you. Visit the National Lab Day website at to join in this exciting new initiative.

While National Lab Day is tentatively scheduled for early May 2010, it is more than just a day. It's a nationwide movement to bring together science, technology, engineering, and math professionals and teachers to provide high-quality, hands-on, lab experiences for students. It's about all of us working together to give children access to well-equipped labs and to the professionals who can inspire them.

Take Action!

To participate, simply visit and click on "teachers" or "scientists and engineers." Then fill out the form. Please select American Association of University Women (AAUW) as the professional organization. You can also see what projects have already been entered at If you are a volunteer, this is a great way to sign up for already existing projects. If you are a teacher, click on projects to get ideas about the types of projects teachers are doing.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Submit your entries to the AAUW art contest!

Showcase your art to your fellow AAUW members! AAUW invites all its members to enter our 2010-11 AAUW Art Contest.

January 8 – February 10, 2010: Submit your art design online. Original art can be any medium but must be submitted electronically.

February 12 – March 11, 2010: Members vote for their favorite designs on the AAUW website.

Look at last year's contest winners and this year's entries.