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    Professor Kate Walsh Has Been Awarded a $500,000 U.S. Department of Justice Grant

    Kate Walsh, Professor of GWS and Psychology, and head of the of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crimes, to …

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    Shaunna Newton – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2017

    Shaunna Newton graduated from UW-Madison with majors in Gender and Women’s Studies and Spanish and a certificate in Global Health in 2017. Shaunna completed a MPH at the University of Maryland in 2019. How does …

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    CORE is Hiring

    CORE (Collaborative for Reproductive Equity) is hiring for two positions who will help build CORE and share their expertise in support of its mission. In keeping with CORE’s values, CORE is especially excited about candidates …

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    Open House LC + Wheelhouse

    Open House LC and Wheelhouse Studios came together last week for a LGBTQ+ pride themed watercolor night and had a blast! It was a great time to (virtually) gather and paint the progress pride flag …

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    Florence Howe, “Mother of Women’s Studies,” Has Passed Away

    Florence Howe, outstanding graduate student in the Department of English at UW-Madison from 1951-1954, has passed away. Howe was a prominent leader in the world-wide feminist transformation of education, and is widely accepted as the …

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    Professor Pernille Ipsen Published a Danish-language Collective Biography of her Seven Mothers

    Professor Pernille Ipsen published An Open Moment, a Danish-language collective biography of her seven mothers. Published in August 2020, An Open Moment recounts the history of the modern Danish women’s movement through the lives of …

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    GWS Chair Janet Hyde Receives Distinguished Publication Award

    GWS Chair, Director of the Center for Research on Gender and Women, and Professor of GWS and Psychology Janet Hyde’s 2019 American Psychologist article on “The future of sex and gender in psychology: Five challenges …

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    GWS Welcomes 4 Incoming MA Students

    GWS welcomes 4 incoming MA students:  Rodlyn-mae Banting, Jenny Fierro-Padilla, Sonia Olmos, and Amy Pearce. Below, please find brief bios for each of them; more information can be found on their respective pages, which are …

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    GWS Is Hiring a Department Administrator

    The Gender and Women’s Studies Department is seeking a Department Administrator. Please see this Jobs@UW link for more information and to apply. Applications are due on September 1, 2020.

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    GWS Welcomes 5 Incoming Faculty and 1 Postdoctoral Fellow

    GWS welcomes 5 incoming faculty and 1 incoming postdoctoral fellow.  Incoming faculty include Kelly Ward, Kate Walsh, Ruth Goldstein, Jess Waggoner, and Benjamin Mier-Cruz.  Kelsey Lewis is the incoming Postdoctoral Fellow.  Below, please find brief …

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