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A Letter from the New Interim Director, Dr. Kelly Winfrey!

I am thrilled to serve as the interim director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. I’ve been affiliate faculty since I arrived at Iowa State in 2014, and I have admired the work of the WGS faculty and staff. Our program includes a diverse group of staff, faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students who … Continue reading A Letter from the New Interim Director, Dr. Kelly Winfrey!

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WGS Statement on Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade June 30, 2022 Statement from the WGS Program:  The recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a major setback in reproductive rights for people in the United States. This ruling sets off a complex array of bans and restrictions that affect people’s access to comprehensive … Continue reading WGS Statement on Roe v. Wade

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WGS End-of-the-Semester Celebration

Join the Women’s and Gender Studies Program to celebrate the end of another great school year! There will be desserts, students can grab snacks for finals week, and graduating seniors will get a token of appreciation. This is an open-house style event,  stop by and say hi!

WGS 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients Named

The Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Committee has selected the recipients of the 2022-2023 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship and the Graduate Student Scholarship in honor of Randie Camp. We were grateful to have the opportunity to select two undergraduate student recipients and 2 graduate student recipients. Once again, the committee was given a difficult task, as many … Continue reading WGS 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients Named

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We’re Hiring Graduate Teaching Assistants!

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Iowa State University is hiring Graduate Teaching Assistants for the 2022-2023 school year. Details about requirements and how to apply are below: Job Description: A half-time teaching assistantship for Women’s and Gender Studies 201 involves: -Attending all lectures of WGS 201 and presenting one lecture during the semester; … Continue reading We’re Hiring Graduate Teaching Assistants!

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WGS Spring 2022 Student Conference: February Update!

by Victoria Reyna-Rodriguez It is nearly Spring and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program is working hard to ensure that the April 2022 Student Conference, “Mobilizing the Intersections of Power and Justice,” is a great experience for all. Undergraduate and graduate students at institutions across the state of Iowa are invited to submit proposals to … Continue reading WGS Spring 2022 Student Conference: February Update!

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WGS Scholarships Due March 1st!

Reminder that the Women’s and Gender Studies Program has scholarships available! WGS is awarding two undergraduate students and two graduate students $1,000 scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. Undergraduates must be a WGS major, going into their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year and have a 3.0 GPA. Graduate students must be a WGS minor and … Continue reading WGS Scholarships Due March 1st!