• Women's and Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies

  • Women's and Gender Studies

    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.


  • Kandace Creel Falcón one of 20 participants in the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2015

    Kandace Creel Falcón, Director of Women’s Studies was accepted into the class of 20 participants of the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2015. “The WMC Progressive Women’s Voices is the premiere media and leadership training program serving women in our country. The 20 women will be training in Washington, DC in July.” […]

    MSUM alumnus, Troy White, presenting at “How to Survive: A Conversation” this weekend

    Troy White, an MSUM mass communications graduate of 1996, is a featured presenter for this weekend’s “How to Survive: A Conversation” event surrounding the release of the book “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” and 10-minute film screening by the same name. White will be speaking Friday night. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Richard […]

    Kandace Creel Falcon was featured on WCCO-AM

    Kandace Creel Falcon, Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, discussed media depictions of women and aging on WCCO-AM on Sunday, May 24. You can find the show here with her segment labeled “5/24/15 Steel Talkin': When Age Isn’t Just A Number.”  

    19th Annual Unity Conference continues today

    19th Annual Unity Conference Wednesday April 29th – Thursday April 30th. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Simone Delerme, University of Mississippi will present 4/29 7:00pm ” Everyday Activism: From Harlemworld to Disney World to Mississippi Goddam” 4/30 10:30am “New Destinations of Migration: Race, Class and the Politics of Place” Additionally on 4/30 there will be a featured […]

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