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NEWS
 
 
 
 
 
#WomenInHistoryWednesday
 
 
 
 
 

Happy #WomenInHistoryWednesday! Ruth Nicole Brown graduated from the University of Illinois in 1998 with a degree in Political Science. She began teaching at the University of Illinois in 2006 and is now an Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Education, Policy, Organization and Leadership. Read more: https://wggp.illinois.edu/spotlight/women-history/ruth-nicole-brown

This series is displayed every Wednesday on our website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
Faculty Affiliate News
 
 
 
 
Photo by L. Brian Stauffer 
 

WGGP Faculty Affiliate, Professor Min Zhan, discusses Financial education programs and income-based repayment plans help young adults with student loan debt prosper after college in recent paper.  

Read more from the article by Sharrita Forrest at the News Bureau.

To learn more about our faculty affiliates, please visit here.

If you are a WGGP Faculty Affiliate and have you have news to share, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu or (217) 333-6221.

 
 
 
Alumni Spotlight
 
 
 
 
 

Angelina Cotler
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Alumna
GRID Minor, 2005
Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, 2005

Current Position

Director of Membership and Development, Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

See full interview here

 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

September 11, 2019, 12:00-12:50pm
Migration and Game Design Working Group
Room 210A Tech Plaza, 616 E. Green Street
Lunch provided with RSVP by September 8th
More information at
https://calendars.illinois.edu/detail/4279/33351469

 
 
 

September 13, 2019, 12:00pm
“Reproductive Freedom is a Christian Value”
Speaker: Rev. Katey Zeh, Religious Coalition For Reproductive Choice
Location: University YMCA, Latzer Hall

1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
https://universityymca.org/friday-forum/
Sponsor: University YMCA
Co-sponsors: WGGP and others

 

 
 
 
 
Announcements
 
 
 

New Conference Support Award Available Through the Campus Research Board

The OVCR is pleased to announce a new Conference Support Award through the Campus Research Board’s Funding Initiative for Multiracial Democracy program. This award will assist faculty in campus-level public convenings involving national and international thinkers, creative practitioners, public intellectuals, and community leaders. For questions about the program, contact Kelley Frazier at ovcr-researchboard@illinois.edu.

 
 

Request for Applications: Training in Digital Methods for Humanists Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2019, 5 p.m.

Information Session: September 18, Noon | IPRH Lecture Hall (4th Floor)

IPRH announces the third cycle of a three-year competition for Faculty Fellowships that support Training in Digital Methods for Humanists (TDMH), a pilot program funded by the Investment for Growth Initiative of the Offices of the Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Full information available on IPRH website

 
 
 
 

 

Women and Gender in Global Perpsectives Program with Playful by Design: Illinois Interdisciplinary Game Studies (PbD) and the Siebel Center for Design (SCD) will host a two year project on Migration and Game Design.  For future information on the project, please visit here.

If you are interested in attending the September 11th working group meeting, RSVP appreciated by September 8th. 

This project is made possible through funding by the Illinois Global Institute. 

 
 
 
 
WGGP Courses and Programs
 
 
 

WGGP Gender Relations in International

Development Graduate Minor

WGGP offers a graduate minor in Gender Relations in International Development (GRID). The GRID interdisciplinary minor is designed to give students the analytical and empirical skills needed to address and critically evaluate human development issues in research and policy analysis, as well as in daily life. As of 2019, GRID Alumni have come from 35 departments across campus and 50 different countries.

To learn more about the GRID minor, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu or by phone at 333-6221.

 
 
 
 

Undergraduate Certificate

in Global Health

Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies

GLBL 240 and GLBL 440 are both offered Fall 2019

Certificate Description

LAS Global Studies, in conjunction with Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP) is offering a Certificate in Global Health. This certificate is open to all undergraduate majors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

More information about the Global Health Certificate including upcoming information sessions is available here

** Next information session is Monday, September 16th: 10-10:30 am

 
 
Campus Courses of Interest

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