women

New book brings Nellie McKay out of the shadows

The late UW–Madison professor’s groundbreaking work illuminated literature by Black women, but her own life was largely private.

Author Shanna Greene Benjamin describes how the late UW–Madison professor’s work illuminated literature by Black women while she kept her own life private.

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir successfully complete first all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conducted the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. The spacewalk officially began at 7:38 a.m. ET and lasted for seven hours and 17 minutes, ending at 2:55 p.m. ET. The spacewalk went well, according to both astronauts, and they were even able to accomplish some get-ahead tasks on the station.

Club empowers women for C-suite jobs

Life is easier when you have someone in your corner who understands what you're going through, especially if you're a woman in the C-suite or want to be.

UNC women's basketball coaching staff put on leave

The University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave due to "issues raised by student-athletes and others," according to the school's athletics department.