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Students at Commencement

Celebrating Winter Graduates, December 2021

Welcome to the Gender and Women’s Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies celebration of December 2021 graduates. You will find photos from graduates and brief reflections on what GWS and LGBTQ+ Studies has meant to them.

Find more celebration on the Winter Commencement 2021 page and remember to hashtag your social media with #UWGrad. Best wishes as you graduate. Stay in touch. We love to hear how you are doing and what you are doing in post-graduate life.

GWS Faculty and Lecturer Messages

Jill Casid: Let your freak flag fly. And know that you're doing it for someone.
Ruth Goldstein: GWS abd LGBTQ+ students are the pride!
Judy Houck: I am proud of your determination and passion. You commit to doing the hard thing because the alternative is intolerable.
Kate Phelps: My wishes for our graduating class are peace and joy in who they are, some energy to continue to do good, and remembering that they always have us for support! We are so very proud of you!
Kelly Ward: I have been impressed with GWS students during this first semester back in person after a very difficult year for learners and educators. They showed an incredible amount of grace to me and their peers, for which I am very grateful!

GWS Major

Chloe Day
Kendra Lofthus
Alicia Lorta
Alex Rinehart
Rachel Sina
Brooke Wilczewski
Lauren Yoder

GWS Certificate

Cait Christenson
Gwendolyn Daberkow
Delaney Drake
Rachel Dubyak
Olivia Eisenhauer
J. Gardner
Anika Gupta
Elena Haasl
Ashley Hofstetter
Camika Hurdle
Eloise Johnson
Roberta Keller
Kordan Kopp
Isabella Lisak

GWS Certificate Continued

Nicole Meerbrey
Maureen Murphy
Emily Nelsen
Abril Pereznegron
Nicole Razdolsky
Nicholas Santas
Loran Schultz
Talia Thielbar
Emilee Wescher
Nihan Zhou

LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate

Jonathan Fluger