The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is excited to announce our 2023-2023 Scholarship awardee’s! This year we were able to support four undergraduate awards for the Linda Galyon Scholarship. Each awardee was asked to tell us a little about themselves and why they enjoy the WGS program. Here is what they had to say! Kaylynn … Continue reading Announcing the 2023-2024 Linda Gaylon Scholarship Recipients!
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
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
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
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
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
Meet WGS major and biology minor Sarah Poyer! Sarah is a sophomore and hopes to go to medical school in hopes of becoming an OBGYN. Sarah came to ISU as an open option student. After taking WGS 201 her first semester, she declared WGS as her major! She says “learning more about intersectionality has already … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Sarah Poyer
By Trinity Jones Megan Lutz (she/her/hers) is a graduating senior who will receive her degree in English and Public Relations with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies and Technical Communication. After taking many classes that were crossed-listed with WGS her interest in the program sparked. “The common theme was that I was so interested … Continue reading Congratulations to Megan Lutz, WGS minor