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  • Ollie Dipietro – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2023

    Ollie (he/they) is a 2023 grad from the GWS MA program. He is currently the co-owner of The Big Gay Market LLC, a barista, a visual artist, and a beginning taxidermist for their business, The …

  • Chair’s Letter – Summer 2024

    Greetings everyone, Graduation marks a momentous transition. College, at its best, involves compelling challenges, unexpected failure, surprising success, new friendships, bumps in the road, emerging identities, awesome instructors, mind-blowing discoveries, nascent skills. It’s so often …

  • The Scoop with Dr. Kate – Summer 2024

    Hello again dear Gender and Women’s Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies alumni! A very happy cusp of summer to you! We have reached the end of another academic year, and with that occasion, we are gifted …

  • Saying Goodbye to the GWS MA Program

    This spring 2024 our very last cohort of four MA students will graduate! Since 2007 we have welcomed between two and five MA students each year. As they move through the program and exercise their …

  • The First GWS/LGBTQ+ Studies Alumni Campfire!

    This past April 2024, we practiced joy in community by hosting our very first alumni and student campfire! For this event, we invited five of our awesome alumni to visit with undergraduate students, speak about …

  • Prof. Anna Campbell wins the Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts

    Join us in extending a hearty congratulations to Professor Anna Campbell for receiving the Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts! The Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts (established in 1997) recognizes and …

  • Adrian Lampron – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2022

    Adrian Lampron uses they/them pronouns, and graduated from UW in 2022 with majors in History and Political Science and a LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate. Adrian is from Minnesota, and currently lives in Madison with their partner …

  • Helen Rottier – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2018

    Helen Rottier (she/her) is the Program Coordinator for the Disability Cultural Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduating from UW-Madison with a BS in Psychology and Certificate in GWS in 2018, Helen began her …

  • GWS Student Spotlight – V. Rodrigo

    V. Rodrigo is double-majoring in Gender & Women’s Studies and Psychology. 1.Why did you choose GWS? As a transfer student coming from Miami, FL, I had not been able to take any GWS courses due …

  • GWS Student Spotlight – Jamie Goldin

    Jamie Goldin is double-majoring in Gender & Women’s Studies and Social Work. 1.Why did you choose GWS? I chose GWS because I am passionate about social justice issues and learning about the intersections between various …

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