Due to the extreme weather conditions, Eastern Michigan University is canceling all classes on Monday, February 2. This includes all planned campus activities, lectures and events. The University will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, February 3, for regular business and classes.
Faculty Member Elizabeth Currans and graduate student Caiden Droscha installed an art exhibit,
"Salamander" by the Olimpias Disability Culture Collective at the University of Michigan. It is based on a project coordinated by Petra Kuppers, professor of English and affiliate of Women's Studies at U of M. It runs through Dec. 5, 2014, and is free of charge. Information is available at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/women/resources/exhibitspace
Faculty Member Solange Simoes Elected to be a Delegate to the United Nations
Professor Solange Simoes (Women's & Gender Studies/SAC) was elected from Sociologists for Women in Society to be a delegate to the United Nations, where she will sit on the UN Economic and Social Council and will attend the UN annual meeting of the Committee on the Status of Women, which works with the Committee to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination Against Women, the UN Women, and more.
Department Members Margaret Crouch and John Palladino receive Teaching Excellence Awards
Professor Margaret Crouch and Associate Professor John Palladino were both honored at the Alumni Association's Teaching Excellence Awards Breakfast on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Dr. Crouch, whose home department is History and Philosophy, teaches extensively in the Women's and Gender Studies, and was nominated by several graduates of our Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies program for her work as a mentor and for supporting our graduate students in their thesis work.
Dr. John Palladino, whose home department is Special Education, was nominated by his department for his work with exceptional children and his commitment to foster care in the State of Michigan. He teaches WGST 202: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality.
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