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Meet a WGST Minor Student: Natalie Wolf

Meet a WGST Minor Student: Natalie Wolf

"I felt that each class had important discussions and I loved evaluating what can be done for problems faced today in regards to gender and sexuality. At the time it was one of my more challenging classes as I wrote a small paper almost every class, but it was the easiest work to get done. I realized that I loved this subject and work and I enjoyed putting hard work into my research. After this class I kept taking WMST courses, declared the minor, and never looked back!"

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Meet a WGST Minor Student: Horizon Miguel

Meet a WGST Minor Student: Horizon Miguel

"The courses in Women and Gender Studies I have taken helped me understand how to incorporate and elevate the voices of historically marginalized identities in art. I have learned how to acknowledge my own intersectional identities while respecting and honoring people who possess other identities. All of the Women and Gender Studies professors I have learned from have been excellent examples of how to teach effectively too. I plan to take all of these experiences with me when I graduate."

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WGST Major Student, Bennett Shoop Receives Dean’s Challenge Award

WGST Major Student, Bennett Shoop Receives Dean’s Challenge Award

Women and Gender Studies major student, Bennett Shoop has been chosen as a recipient of the Dean’s Challenge Award for the 2018/2019 academic year. The Dean’s Challenge Award is given to select undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. Those who are chosen for the award are also given a stipend to support them in covering academic expenses.

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Meet a WMST Minor Student: Catey Borden

Meet a WMST Minor Student: Catey Borden

"I think that as a white, cis-gender, able-bodied woman being exposed to any other perspective beyond my privilege has been invaluable to my growth as a human being. I think the biggest transformation was when I took WMST 330 with Rachel Lewis and was exposed to disability theory, which I was never exposed to before. That was definitely a moment I was challenged to re-evaluate how I considered certain spaces and rampant ableist discourse in our society. "

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