Category: News & Events

Student Spotlight: Jarrel Johnson, WGS Grad Minor

Jarrel Johnson (he/him/his) will graduate this summer with a PhD in Education and a graduate minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. “I decided to pursue a graduate minor in women’s and gender studies to better understand the complexities of issues related to race, gender, and sexuality,” says Jarrel. “As a result of the graduate minor … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Jarrel Johnson, WGS Grad Minor

Student Spotlight: Lindsey Huber, WGS Grad Minor

Lindsey Huber (she/her/hers) will graduate this spring with a Master’s in Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication. Additionally, Lindsey has earned a Women’s and Gender Studies graduate minor. Although gender has been at the fore of Lindsey’s research while at Iowa State, it wasn’t until recently that she added the Women’s and Gender Studies graduate minor … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Lindsey Huber, WGS Grad Minor

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ISU Continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month

by Jo Allen Women’s History Month is a legally recognized international commemoration of women’s achievements in history, economy, and society. It has been observed annually in March in the United States since 1987. Iowa State Student Government sponsored the celebration this year by hosting a week of online, in-person, or hybrid events. Working with women … Continue reading ISU Continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month

2021-2022 WGS Scholarship Recipients Named

The Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Committee has selected the recipients of the 2021-2022 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship and the Graduate Student Scholarship in honor of Randie Camp. Once again, the committee was given a difficult task, as many deserving candidates applied for both scholarships. We are incredibly proud of all of our WGS students on … Continue reading 2021-2022 WGS Scholarship Recipients Named

WGS Internship Series: Self-Help International

by Jo Allen Somerle Rhiner (she/they), a junior in sociology and women and gender studies, spent last summer and fall of 2020 interning remotely with Self-Help International (SHI). SHI is a non-profit organization founded in Waverly, Iowa by Vern Schield and is currently operating sustainable development programs in Ghana, West Africa, and Nicaragua, Central America. … Continue reading WGS Internship Series: Self-Help International