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Women's and Gender Studies

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IRWG Awarded Major NIH Grant for Undergraduate Research Mentoring on HIV/AIDS; Applications Open Now

SOAR students will complete two year-long research experiences and a short-term summer research experience or internship; rising juniors on the Ann Arbor campus may apply through July 11

Lunar Doula Collective Wins 2021 Feminist Practice Award

The annual award recognizes students whose work puts feminist thought into practice.

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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