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WGSS Open House

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Come join the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program for our Open House on September 13th from 1:00-3:00 in the WGSS Suite on the third floor of the Curry Building. Come tour our spaces and learn about the WGSS Program. We look forward to sharing refreshments, conversation, and community!


Lisa Levenstein launches podcast on higher education

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Dr. Lisa Levenstein, a professor of history and director of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, has launched a podcast that explores the “untold stories” at college campuses across the country. The biweekly podcast, Collegeland, is co-hosted by Dr. Nan Enstad, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “We were struck by … Continued


Class of 2021: Meet our Tassel-Turner

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During the College of Arts & Sciences Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, Maria Esch led the class of 2021 on stage for the official “Turning of the Tassels.” Turning of the tassels is a long-awaited milestone that signifies the moment when graduates are no longer students, but alumni of … Continued


WGSS honors housekeepers for Valentine’s Day

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Rain and COVID-19 did not stop the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program from once again showing their appreciation for the housekeeping staff of UNC Greensboro. On Monday, February 15, WGSS held its second annual  Valentine’s Day Luncheon to thank those staff members who keep UNCG clean, healthy, and … Continued


New book explores feminist activism in the 1990s

Lisa Levenstein and the cover of her book, They Didn't See Us Coming

  “Is feminism dead?” That’s the question that Time magazine posed to its readers on a June 1998 cover. The controversial cover story ultimately concluded that the feminist movement had become largely irrelevant in the 1990s. UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Lisa Levenstein refutes that claim with her new book, “They Didn’t … Continued


Professor wins NSF grant to study impact of student loan debt

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Dr. Arielle Kuperberg, a UNC Greensboro professor in Sociology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, received a $360,228 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the impact of student loan debt on college graduates over time. She will be working in collaboration with Dr. Joan Mazelis, a sociology … Continued