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Women's and Gender Studies

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2022 Undergraduate and Graduate McGuigan Prizes Announced

Undergraduate Shao-Chi Ou and Graduate Students Grace Argo and Jun Zhou win the 2022 McGuigan Prizes; Undergraduate Ana Gerson honored as well

2022 Undergraduate Honors Theses Presented

Eight undergraduate students presented their completed honor's theses virtually on Monday, April 18th. The students have been working on these projects with their mentors and Professor Allison Alexy for a year and a half.

Founded in 1973, the University of Michigan Women's and Gender Studies Department is an interdisciplinary academic unit within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. The Department is a diverse intellectual community dedicated to excellence through feminist research, teaching, and activism. It seeks to build interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty and students that bridge gender, racial, ethnic, economic, and national divides; create new knowledge about women, gender, race, class, sexuality, and disability; challenge unequal distributions of power; and improve the lives of all individuals and communities.

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