News and Press Releases Archive

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photo of college library with quote ""...we need to radically reshape the culture of higher education...from a culture of compliance to a culture of respect." - Lilia Cortina, PhD Calling for a Radical Redesign of Antiharassment Efforts in Higher Ed

An opinion piece in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science calls on colleges and universities to demonstrate “institutional courage” and take immediate, evidence-based steps toward addressing sexual harassment on campus.

UROP Poster Award

Congratulations to LSA student Lauren Doyle for earning a Blue Ribbon award for her outstanding poster and presentation during the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program virtual symposium!

blue square with grad cap and "#MGoGrad: 2020" Congrats, Grads!

We are celebrating our two IRWG student employees, Serena and Stephanie, who are graduating this weekend! 

photo and text: "Lane Hall Gallery Online Exhibit" Online exhibit: NYC's Vanished Cafeterias

The Lane Hall Gallery's current exhibit is now available to view online!

image of coronavirus cells Anna Kirkland joins NSF Working Group on Readying Populations for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Social scientists from around the country, including IRWG's Anna Kirkland, are collaborating as part of a Working Group on Readying Populations for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

photo of a dandelion seed with text "IRWG 2020 Faculty Seed Grants" Announcing 2020 Faculty Seed Grant Awards

IRWG has awarded 9 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, sexuality, and health.

Dr. Cheryl Moyer (center) met with colleagues Dr. Samuel Oppong (left) and Dr. Cristabel Enweronu-Laryea (right), Heads of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Oppong) and Pediatrics (Enweronu-Laryea) at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. Faculty Seed Grant Report: Cheryl Moyer

In 2015, Dr. Cheryl Moyer received IRWG funding to conduct a pilot study exploring the shift from surgical to self-induced medical abortion in two fishing villages in urban Accra, Ghana. Data from the project have been presented at several national and international meetings, and two manuscripts have been published or submitted for publication. 

2020 Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability SHARP Center Announces Two Joan Schafer Research Faculty Awards in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

The Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP) and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender have awarded two Joan Schafer Research Faculty Awards in Sport, Fitness, and Disability.

image of abstract colors and lines with text reading"IRWG Graduate Student Research Fellowships: 2020" Announcing 2020 Graduate Student Research Awards

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 12 graduate students funding to support wide-ranging projects related to women, gender, and sexuality.

Feminist Data Manifest-No with group photo and megaphone illustration Feminist Data Manifest-No

The Feminist Data Manifest-NO is a collaboratively written set of declarations, refusals, and committments for feminist data studies.