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    Caitlin Flynn – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2016

    Caitlin Flynn graduated in 2016 with majors in Journalism and International Studies and a certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies. Currently, Caitlin is a graduate student at the Fletcher School at Tufts University pursuing Law …

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    Video Available of Sarah Deer and Bonnie Clairmont Conversation

    The Borghesi-Mellon Center for Care Initiative, stewarded by GWS faculty Chris Garlough and Annie Menzel with Professor Michael Peterson from Art and Interdisciplinary Theater Studies, hosted a virtual conversation with Sarah Deer and Bonnie Clairmont. …

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    GWS and LGBTQ+ Studies Grad Featured in On Wisconsin Magazine

    On Wisconsin Magazine published this story about GWS and LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate alum Elyse Rylander (’12). Elyse created her nonprofit Out There Adventures (OTA), which she began brainstorming during her LGBTQ+ Studies capstone course. “Knowing …

  • The Art of State Street

    The Art of State Street: Politics, Policing, and Protest

    In the wake of the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd by the police, artists and activists took to the streets to protest for racial justice. They created art as part of the protests, lining …

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    Professor Marwa Shalaby Has Been Awarded a Grant to Study Gender Politics in the MENA

    GWS and Political Science Professor Marwa Shalaby (with Ellen Lust and Lena Wängnerud) has been awarded a grant of approximately $50,400 USD from the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) Foundation to study gender politics in the Middle …

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    Professor Sami Schalk Receives Outstanding Women of Color Award

    GWS Professor Sami Schalk has received a 2020-21 UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color Award! This is an annual honor presented by the UW-Madison Office of the Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer, and …

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

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