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Female NIU students
The Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) might be the new kid on the block, but it arrived at NIU with a rich Huskie history. “Before this, we were just a program, which didn’t have the same institutional clout or recognition as other diversity centers,” said Kristen Myers, Presidential Teaching Professor...
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Scholars from NIU, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Southwestern University collaborate on ground-breaking research study The power of three plus three in a research study has come to fruition as scholars from three different universities in the United States and three different colleges at NIU co-authored a study titled “Borders, Bras, and Battles:...
“Chloe, Kim, and Era, at the piers, NYC,” photograph by Mariette Pathy Allen; early 1990s; from “The Gender Frontier,” 2003
“Manly Men, Girly Girls and Everybody in Between,” a group exhibition featuring work by 10 contemporary artists, is on display at the NIU Art Museum. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South Galleries of the NIU Art Museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. A public reception will be held from 4:30 to 6...
LGBTQ Awareness Month
Over the past academic year, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center and the Women’s Resource Center underwent a merger process, culminating with a new name and mission to reflect a unified center, inclusive of the diverse NIU campus. The center will now be known as the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center. The merger transition...
NIU psychology professor Alecia M. Santuzzi and several of her students have posted a new blog entry in Psychology Today, examining research on whether some women in the workplace might be inclined to pull up the ladder after breaking the glass ceiling. Some research studies indicate that might indeed be the case, Santuzzi says. Graduate...
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Eight undergraduate students participated in the ninth annual Out for Work career conference for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally (LGBTQA) community. Over the two-day event held Sept. 28 and 29 at the University of Illinois-Chicago, students experienced workshops led by leaders from LGBTQA-affirming companies such as Lockheed-Martin, Google, Boeing and Clorox. Students...
Grace Deason and Rebecca Hanagan
Questions of political psychology and gender were probed Aug. 27 and 28 during a research workshop at NIU-Naperville. Rebecca Hannagan, a professor in the NIU Department of Political Science, and Grace Deason, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, organized scholars from the fields of political science and psychology who study the...
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NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors and supportive professional staff are invited to participate in the institute, which assists participants in incorporating multicultural perspectives and content...