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Two female Nobel Prize laureates: CRISPR-Cas9’s revolutionary biotechnological breakthrough

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna
October 22, 2020

For the first time in history, the Nobel Committee selected two female scientists as the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Oct. 7, 2020. Recognized by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences...

Tale of young female wrestler illustrates gender bias

December 20, 2019

In the realm of contemporary sports, wrestling sets itself apart because of its history. Wrestling has existed for 15,000 years and was one of the events at the first Olympic games held in 776 B.C. Although...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

An image of David Hansson, a programmer, speaking at a tech conference in California.
December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software...

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes
March 27, 2015

Feminism deserves a place in all professions. Some jobs have made more strides in the way of equality than others, however. But in the film industry, women continue to be treated as lesser by reporters...

Emma Watson’s UN speech effective, if problematic

October 24, 2014

Emma Watson, though armed with high aspirations and good intentions, fell short in her speech on gender equality for the United Nations. “She missed some marks,” said Zana Hicks, junior and president...

Title IX self-study examines gender equality in sports

November 16, 2012

Is gender equality as prominent at Guilford as it seems? A study is looking further into the issue to see if change is necessary. In 1972, Title IX of the Educational Amendments called for complete...

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