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Notable Alumni | Emily Dunlap Advocates for Trafficked and Exploited Persons

Emily Dunlap, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Emily Dunlap ’10 B.A. Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies  As a Staff Attorney at Advocating […]

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Posted on 10/21/2019

Alumni News | OHIO Today Features Allushuski, Impact of Women’s Studies Course

Barbara Allushuski, portraitOHIO Today profiled Barbara Swoyer Allushuski, BGS ’74, and the impact one women’s studies course had on her career in a story headlined “Allushuski Graduate Fellows honor profound impact course had on OHIO alumna’s success.” Barbara Swoyer Allushuski, BGS ’74, spent her days as an Ohio University student immersed in […]

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Posted on 10/19/2019

Bossiere Awarded 2019 Allushuski Graduate Fellowship by WGSS

Zoë Bossiere, portraitBy Regina Yoong Zoë Bossiere is one of the two recipients of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Barbara E. Allushuski Graduate Fellowship this year. The Allushuski Fellowship honors Ohio University alum Barbara E. Allushuski’s commitment to strengthening the tradition of WGSS at OHIO, as well as providing opportunities for […]

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Posted on 10/16/2019

Reuters Quotes Marsan on Stark Choice Facing America’s ‘Women’s Lands’

Loran Marsan, portraitDr. Loran Renee Marsan was quoted in a Reuters story headlined “Evolve or die: the stark choice facing America’s ‘women’s lands.'” Marsan is Assistant Professor of Instruction of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University. …The Susan B. Anthony Memorial Unrest Home Women’s Land Trust (SuBAMUH) in Ohio faces […]

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Posted on 10/16/2019

Notable Alumni | Julia Applegate Leads Fight Against HIV While Serving Those in Need

Julia Applegate, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Julia Applegate ’92 Political Science Julia Applegate has a goal shared by more than 250 global, […]

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Posted on 10/07/2019

WGSS Homecoming Roundtables on Gender and Sexuality, Oct. 11

WGSS alumni reunion graphic with rainbow colors in dot patternAlumni, friends and the campus community are invited to the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies’ fifth annual Reunion & Roundtables at Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Walter 245. The theme is “Building a Case for Belonging: Strategies for Identity-Based Advocacy and Advancement in Higher […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, portraitThe Love & Hate theme fall event features speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in Schoonover 145. This event is hosted by the Love and Hate Theme Committee in conjunction with the departments of African American Studies, History, Political […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019

WOUB Interviews Perez Sheldon on Religion, Science and Politics

Dr. Myrna Perez SheldonWOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon in a story headlined “Religion & Science are Bound Together by Public Policy and Political Authority.” Perez is Assistant Professor in Classics & World Religions as well as Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. A new study will examine how the relationship between science […]

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Posted on 02/06/2019

WGSS Welcomes Alumni Home to OHIO at Reunion and Roundtables

WGSS alumni reunion graphic with rainbow colors in dot patternby Kristin Distel At Homecoming 2018, the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program welcomed home several of the program’s alumni as part of the fourth annual Reunion and Roundtables event. Reunion and Roundtables is, WGSS director Dr. Cindy Anderson states, the “brainchild of Dr. Julie White” and made possible by […]

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Posted on 01/09/2019

WGSS Alumni Panel Discusses #MeToo, Lives of Marginalized People

Panel From left: Caroline Nagy, Anika Holland, Madison Koenig, Liz Herronby Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The final panel of the day, “Me Too—Moment or Movement: Women in Law Reflect,” featured four […]

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Posted on 01/09/2019