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Stewart and Curry-Lindahl named to CAA Preseason Team

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) named Natalie Stewart and June Curry-Lindahl to the 2016 CAA Field Hockey Preseason Team last week. The team was also selected to finish fifth in the conference by the league’s coaches. Stewart has been named to the All-CAA First Team in the last three seasons while this is Curry-Lindahl first…
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Published On: August 25, 2016 |
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Prof. Sarah Jackson discusses Ferguson and political movements with WBUR

WGSS executive committee member and Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Sarah Jackson was featured in WBUR last week for her work on Ferguson and the cycle of political movements. Read the full piece here.

Published On: August 19, 2016 |
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Women’s Powerlifting Team profiled in Boston Magazine

Following their gold medal win in July at the International Powerlifting World Cup in Belarus, the women’s powerlifting team was featured by Boston Magazine’s health blog last week. Binglei Zhou, a junior and the team’s public relations coordinator, discusses the sport and how the team is breaking stereotypes about strength and femininity. Read the profile…
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The Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies announces new pilot program

The Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies has announced a new pilot program for the 2016-2017 academic year. GCWS Micro-Seminars are five-week, ungraded, graduate level reading, writing, and discussion-based seminars that are organized around specific themes in WGSS. The seminars are open to institution member graduate students, seniors in WGSS or a related major, and to…
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Published On: August 18, 2016 |
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Bredahl earns All-CAA Preseason Honors

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced yesterday that women’s volleyball setter Jamie Bredahl earned Honorable Mention All-CAA preseason honors. This is the third consecutive season that Bredahl has earned preseason accolades, and last season saw her reach her 1,000th career assist and 500th career kill and dig. The CAA also announced that the team was…
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Bugalski earns USA Hockey invite for U-22 Select Series

Women’s hockey goaltender Brittany Bugalski was named to the US Women’s National Under-22 Select Team following her attendance at the USA Hockey National Festival. She will be part of a 22-member team to participate in a three-game series against Canada later this week. Read more here.  

Published On: August 15, 2016 |
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Four Huskies garner preseason All-CAA honors

Four members of the women’s soccer team were honored with Preseason All-CAA honors last week. Mackenzie Down, Kayla Cappuzzo, and Hannah Lopiccolo were named to the Preseason All-CAA Team, and Carina Deandreis was recognized as an Honorable Mention Preseason All-CAA performer. The four were honored following a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches. The…
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Field Hockey alumna returns to Olympics

Women’s field hockey alumna Amy Baxter is returning to her second straight Olympics as an umpire in the women’s field hockey tournament. She has been the only representative from the United States among the umpire crew for the last two Olympics. At her first Games in London, Baxter made history as the first US umpire…
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Published On: August 8, 2016 |
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Prof. Martha Davis on voting rights

Professor of Law and WGSS Affiliated Faculty member Martha Davis answers Northeastern News’s “3Qs” on voting rights and voter registration laws.

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Swimming and Diving alumna helps Olympians reach Rio

Women’s swimming and diving alumna Emily White’s organization Dreamfuel is helping athletes reach their dreams of performing in the Olympics. White founded the organization to help athletes financially after realizing the struggles that many Olympic hopefuls faced funding competitions while working with her client, Olympian Anthony Ervin. Dreamfuel is a crowdsourcing organization just for athletes,…
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Published On: August 4, 2016 |
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