News and Press Releases Archive
|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.
|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.