The Women’s and Gender Studies program provides a unique, interdisciplinary study of women’s roles in society and culture and the impact of gender on important issues, such as the workplace, health care, family life, politics and education. Courses are taught by a variety of professors from across the university to offer a diverse blend of historical, social, artistic and scientific perspectives on the study of women and gender. New additions to the curriculum include an online Women’s and Gender Studies Minor and a Women and Science Certificate that is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of equality and diversity among science- and health-related fields. The program helps to foster a strong sense of community through student organizations such as TRIOTA (Women’s Studies National Honor Society) and the Campus Feminist Organization, and through the Women’s Center, which offers a supportive environment to socialize and share ideas and works to educate the campus community on ways to eliminate barriers, prejudice and bigotry. The interdisciplinary curriculum paired with the program’s underlying philosophy of respect, equality and empowerment prepares students to become leaders and influencers of positive change in a wide array of professional fields.
Join Women’s and Gender Studies for the kick off to the Feminist Community Book Group read – Roxanne Gay’s “Bad Feminist” Thursday October 16th from 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Discussion will be moderated by WGS Director Kandace Creel Falcón open to all who have read the book and would like to talk [...]
WGS Sponsored Feminist Community Book Group will discuss “Bad Feminist” by Roxanne Gay Thursday October 16th, 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). The group is open to anyone who has read the book and would like to discuss. WGS has a few copies of the text you may check out to read, there is [...]
Please join us for “Is fracking a feminist issue?” Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation Friday October 10th from 12:00-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Dr. Claudia Murphey (WGS & Philosophy) and Kathryn Lucero (WGS & Philosophy double-major) will present on their research regarding fracking in ND.
Join us for the WGS Colloquium 11:30-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) Friday September 26th for a presentation by Alexis Grabinger, WGS Major, entitled, “A D.C. Experience.” Grabinger will discuss her six-month internship with Senator Heidi Heitkamp and relate her personal growth in knowledge of the political process to her future career goals.
Suzanne Al-Kayali, Women's and Gender Studies Minor