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Women athletes garner honors and awards

The women’s powerlifting club’s performance in the International Powerlifting World Cup led them to a dominating victory in the global competition last week. Their victory here follows their previous victory in April at the 2016 USA Powerlifting Collegiate National Championships. Additionally, women’s hockey alumnae Kendall Coyne and Tori Hickel also both made news this week….
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Published On: July 21, 2016 |
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Prof. Natasha Frost answers “3Qs” on for-profit prisons

Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Natasha Frost answers Northeastern News’s “3Qs” about the increase of for-profit prisons. Professor Frost’s research has looked at the effects of incarceration on individuals, families, and communities. She has also previously assessed state-level variations in punitiveness towards woman for the Women’s Prison Association in New York. These issues…
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Published On: July 15, 2016 |
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Prof. Brooke Foucault Welles on Social Media Today

WGSS executive committee member and Assistant Professor of Communications Studies and Network Science answers Northeastern News’s “3Qs” about social media and its impact on debate in the public realm.

Published On: July 6, 2016 |
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Aziza Ahmed answers “3Qs” on the Supreme Court TX abortion ruling

Professor of Law and WGSS executive committee member Aziza Ahmed sat down with Northeastern News to answer 3Qs on the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion clinics in Texas.

Published On: June 29, 2016 |
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Aziza Ahmed on WGBH

Aziza Ahmed, Associate Professor at the School of Law and WGSS executive committee member, and Daniel Medwed, Professor at the School of Law, have co-written a piece for WGBH on how America punishes women for abortions, focusing on the case of Purvi Patel of Indiana, who is currently serving a 20 year sentence for neglect and…
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Published On: June 1, 2016 |
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WGSS Spring 2016 Newsletter

Take a look at the WGSS Spring 2016 newsletter for highlights from last semester as well as exciting things to look forward to in the coming months. Click here to read the Spring 2016 WGSS newsletter.

Published On: February 16, 2016 |
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Why The ‘Born This Way’ Argument Is Failing

Program Director Suzanna Walters’ work is featured in an article on Fusion.net, disputing the idea that the “born this way” argument is helpful in the fight for gay rights. Read the article here to get Professor Walters’ thoughts. You can also pick up her book, The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions Are Sabotaging…
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Published On: February 11, 2016 |
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Suzanna Walters Answers 3Qs on Hilary Clinton and Women Voters

WGSS Program Director Suzanna Walters is featured in Northeastern News’ “3Qs” feature in response to recent media remarks by Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright. Read her full response here.

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Huntington Crossroads

Check out the work of the Fall 2015 Introduction to WGSS class. They created a magazine, Huntington Crossroads, which showcases their writing, research, artwork, and more. You can see the excellent result here.

Published On: December 8, 2015 |
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WGSS Fall 2015 Newsletter

Check out the WGSS Fall 2015 Newsletter for updates on the program, including successes from last year, new classes for the spring, and the many exciting events we are offering this Fall. You can access the newsletter by clicking the link!    

Published On: September 30, 2015 |
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