News and Press Releases Archive
|Announcing 2017-18 Feminist Research Seminars||
IRWG will host three feminist research seminars in 2017-18.
|Announcing 2017 Graduate Student Research Awards||
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Rackham Graduate School have awarded funding to 26 graduate students for wide-ranging projects related to women, gender, and sexuality.
|Organizational Constructions of a New Right||
Two-year NSF funded study led by Anna Kirkland to examine the implementation and understanding of the Affordable Care Act's Section 1557, which bans sex discrimination by health care providers. The study will focus on health care employees who are responsible for implemeting the new regulations and receiving complaints.
|Softball Team Finds Inspiration at Lane Hall Exhibit||
The University of Michigan Softball team visited Lane Hall to see the bicentennial exhibit, "Moving Through the Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity."
|Video of Faculty Panel Discussion on the Future University Community||
Video of Faculty Panel Discussion on the Future University Community featuring Professors Martha S. Jones, Terrence McDonald, and Ruby Tapia.
|Bringing Vaccines to Court||
IRWG associate director Anna Kirkland was featured on WNYC's Brian Lehrer to discuss her book on the vaccine injury court.
|Announcing 2017 Faculty Seed Grant Awards||
Seven faculty members receive funding to develop projects on women, gender, and sexuality.
|A Long-Lost Data Trove Uncovers California’s Sterilization Program||
Professor Alexandra Stern's research on forced sterilization was featured recently in The Atlantic. Professor Stern directs our Reproductive Justice Faculty Program.
|Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids and Heroin Use Among Adolescents Involved in Competitive Sports||
New research from IRWG researchers "confirms that athletes in certain high contact sports are at a greater risk of misusing opioids."
|Be a Victor for Gender Research||
Research funded by donations to IRWG illuminates the lived experience of women and the workings of gender inequality throughout society and the world.