News and Press Releases Archive
|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.
|IRWG Awards Faculty Grants for Research on Women & Global Health||
Announcing the 2017 Sisters Fund for Global Health grant recipients
|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.
|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.
|Rethinking exercise: Replace punishing workouts with movement that makes you happy||
by Jared Wadley, U-M News Service, May 23, 2017
|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
|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.