Women and Gender Studies

Oliver Wilson Scholars set up for success after completing summer program

Nearly 60 incoming students have already completed their first six weeks of college by participating as Oliver Wilson Scholars, a program designed to support diverse students and set them up for success.

Aug 20, 2021

Two faculty members, one alumna receive Fulbright Scholar awards

Two Grand Valley faculty members and an alumna received Fulbright Scholar awards to teach and conduct research during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Jul 12, 2021

Faculty member selected for NEH Summer Institute focused on works of 20th century Black author

Ayana Weekley will spend part of her summer studying Zora Neale Hurston, an early 20th century Black author whose works have found reinvigorated interest.

Jun 23, 2021

McNair Scholars transition undergraduate research projects to online formats

Words like pivot and persevere are often used to describe how students transitioned to remote learning due to COVID-19. David Martin, director of the McNair Scholars program, added courage when describing how 17 undergraduates adapted their research to online formats. The McNair Scholars program, a federally funded TRIO program, supports first-generation and underrepresented students who want to pursue doctoral programs.

Oct 13, 2020

Campus women to be recognized at annual awards ceremony

Students, faculty and staff members will be recognized for their positive impact on campus during the annual Celebrating Women Awards, set for Wednesday, March 27, in the Kirkhof Center.

Mar 21, 2019

WGS will celebrate 45 years on campus

The Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department will celebrate 45 years of women's studies on campus and other milestones with several activities March 20-21.

Mar 12, 2019

Women's History Month events continue through March

Women's History Month will be celebrated on campus with a series of events coordinated by the Gayle R. Davis Center for Women and Gender Equity.

Mar 8, 2019

Faculty, staff recognized for making positive impacts

Students, faculty and staff members were recognized for making positive impacts during the annual Celebrating Women Awards, held March 29 in the Kirkhof Center.

Mar 30, 2018

Awards ceremony will recognize staff members

Recipients of the Celebrating Women Awards have been announced. The annual event recognizes students, faculty and staff members who make significant impacts on the lives of women and girls.

Mar 27, 2018

Apply, renew passports at fair

Students, faculty and staff members can apply for or renew a passport on campus Tuesday, October 24.

Oct 18, 2017