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Testosterone Makes Investing Easier

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Regina Martel // 04-02-2014

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Important Events

April 17, 2014

Take Back the Night- Hosted by the Campus Feminist Alliance

This internationally recognized rally and protest creates an atmosphere of empowerment,... learn more

April 24, 2014

Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is a visual display of shirts with messages and illustrations that... learn more

April 28, 2014

Rape: The Reality of Blurred Lines- Workshop by Cori Wong, PhD

Unfortunately, our cultural assumptions surrounding rape often don't align with actual... learn more

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New Equal Pay App Free for Download

Aequitas - Career Management App assists individuals at all stages of the job search and career management process - whether they are starting research or ready to negotiate pay. This creates a powerful opportunity for individuals to get the right information at the right time.


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Are You an Expecting Parent?

We know that being a new parent can be stressful enough, so we have asked two current CSU moms to create a tip sheet that will make your life-changing transition much easier!

Expecting Parent Tip Sheet

Tips for Supervisors to Support Working Parents

Knowing how to accomodate a new parent returning to work can be difficult. We are here to help. We have provided you with a tip sheet that gives ways to be a supportive supervisor.

Supervisor Tip Sheet