News and Press Releases Archive
|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.
|IRWG Associate Director to Study the ACA’s Ban on Sex Discrimination in Health Care||
Professor Anna Kirkland has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct the first-ever empirical study on the Affordable Care Act’s sex discrimination ban.
|Effects of teen prescription stimulant misuse linger into adulthood||
Recent study finds that nonmedical use of prescription stimulants during adolescence is significantly associated with symptoms of substance use disorder in adulthood.
|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.