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2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

May 9, 2017

The Women’s & Gender Studies Department is pleased to announce the following NINE scholarship recipients for 2017-18 at Cal Poly:
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WGS Chair, Dr. Lehr representing Women in Technology

Feb 23, 2017

Dr. Lehr, our very own Chair of Women's & Gender Studies, is a keynote speaker at the Women in Technology  Dinner on February 22, 2017. This event is sponsored by Softec and MINDBODY.

Keynote speakers will lead a discussion on how to attract and retain talent. 

2017-18 Scholarship Opportunities

Feb 15, 2017

The Women’s & Gender Studies Department is pleased to announce the following NINE scholarship opportunities for students at Cal Poly:

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Unpacking Issues of Gender & Diversity in the Workforce

Jan 18, 2017

Cal Poly Women's and Gender Studies Department Chair, Dr. Jane Lehr to give a talk at the second annual Cal Poly Women's Business Leadership Academy. The talk is entitled Women in the Workforce: Unpacking Issues of Gender and Diversity in the Workforce.

National Women's Studies Association releases a statement in response to the US Presidential Election

Dec 12, 2016

Please see statement below from the National Women's Studies Association:

Sandi Clement finds the pathway to Diabetes may be one we overlook...

Dec 12, 2016

There is quite a bit of research over the past three decades which suggests that under conditions of chronic stress, there are certain physiologic changes that occur in the body that might make one more vulnerable to disease.

Elizabeth Adan recognized as an outstanding Mustang Mentor

Dec 6, 2016

On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Cal Poly vs. St Mary's Women's Basketball game, our Women's & Gender Studies faculty, Elizabeth Adan, was recognized for her contributions as an outstanding Mustang Mentor. Thank you for all that you do and congratulations Dr. Adan!

2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

Jul 11, 2016

The Women's & Gender Studies Department is thrilled to announce the following scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year: 

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Upcoming Events

May 20, 2016

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Sprinkle Vol. 9 Published

Feb 22, 2016

Sprinkle, a peer-reviewed undergraduate Feminist and Queer Studies journal originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Sexual Diversity Studies course, seeks academic submissions for the Spring 2016 edition. Papers should be no more than 3000 words in length, in APA format, and show critical engagement with issues of gender and sexuality from all disciplines. We encourage submissions to explore the intersection of gender and sexuality with other social identities (race, class, dis/ability, etc.), however this is not required. We may also consider a small number of creative submissions (i.e. poetry, short stories, etc.).

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