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Message from the Director: December 2020

December 2020 Perseverance, struggle and hope are key themes that shaped our experiences this year as the university and society face unprecedented challenges. The global pandemic disrupted our lives and forced us to reshape our interactions with students and colleagues. Racial injustice took center stage as our country was confronted with the brutal treatment of Black people … Continue reading Message from the Director: December 2020

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Former WGS Director Dr. Gloria Jones-Johnson Retires

Dr. Gloria Jones-Johnson’s career in the Sociology Department at Iowa State University began in 1986. She also served as Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program from 2010-2015 and is the only African-American woman to serve in this position since its inception. During her tenure, Dr. Jones-Johnson coordinated many significant changes and improvements to … Continue reading Former WGS Director Dr. Gloria Jones-Johnson Retires

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Congratulations, Fall 2020 WGS Grads!

Congratulations to all seniors graduating this fall! This past year hasn’t been an easy one, but you’ve made it to the finish line. Women’s and Gender Studies congratulates Erin Cannon and Cynthia Wolters, our WGS majors graduating this semester. In addition, we have six WGS minors graduating, too!