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color photo of Anna Kirkland Announcing New Director

As the Institute for Research on Women and Gender enters our 23rd year, we are delighted to announce our new director, Professor Anna Kirkland.

illustration of a globe IRWG Awards Faculty Grants for Research on Women & Global Health

Announcing the 2017 Sisters Fund for Global Health grant recipients

photograph of a lit cigarette on a black background IRWG Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Study Tobacco Use, Discrimination, and Health in the LGBT Population

Sean Esteban McCabe (primary investigator), Carol Boyd, and Philip Veliz (co-investigators), were awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health for their project titled, “Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations.” 

Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations

Three-year NIH-funded study to enhance the understanding of tobacco/nicotine use among sexual minorities in the U.S.

color photo of the exterior of the Michigan Union Levitsky & Armstrong to Study University Responses to Campus Sexual Assault

U-M sociologists Sandra R. Levitsky and Elizabeth A. Armstrong have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project entitled "Leaders and Laggards:  Explaining Variation in University Responses to Sexual Violence in a Changing Legal Environment."

Leaders and Laggards: Explaining Variation in University Responses to Sexual Violence in a Changing Legal Environment

Three year NSF-funded study led by sociologists Elizabeth A. Armstrong and Sandra R. Levitsky, investigating how universities respond to campus sexual assault in a tumultuous legal environment. 

IRWG Director Sarah Fenstermaker Announces Retirement

This September, Sarah Fenstermaker will conclude her five-year term as IRWG director and will retire to her home in California.

color photo of Michelle Segar Rethinking exercise: Replace punishing workouts with movement that makes you happy

by Jared Wadley, U-M News Service, May 23, 2017

black and white photo of Joan Schafer wearing a tank top and runner's number for a race Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

image of storm clouds over the ocean, with text reading "Study on the Impact of Sexual Harassment in Academia" U-M Faculty Serve on National Committee to Study Sexual Harassment in the Academy

Three faculty members are serving on a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study the impact of sexual harassment in academia on the career advancement of women in the scientific, technical, and medical workforce.