Posts tagged with: "Center for Women’s and Gender Studies"

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

FIU is joining an elite few universities to offer an academic course on understanding and preventing campus sexual assault. The […]

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

Nov. 8 is national STEM day, something Zahra Hazari knows a lot about. She is trying to recruit at least 10,000 […]

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

FIU professor Sandy Skelaney and graduate student Allison Sardinas have been making the rounds in Tallahassee on a mission to […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]

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2017 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here—just a […]

Women's Rally in South Florida, Downtown Miami.

Center rallies for human rights as part of global movement

More than 5 million people around the world peacefully marched and rallied January 21, 2017 in support of the Women’s March […]

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase […]

FIU experts on Orlando attack

FIU experts on Orlando attack

The attack in Orlando early Sunday morning has become the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Florida International University has […]

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

Social gender-based violence is a global pandemic. One in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual abuse in her […]

Driven and talented, FIU grads beat the odds

Driven and talented, FIU grads beat the odds

U.S National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice to serve as commencement speaker  FIU commencement ceremonies being held May 7- 11. Shonda and Shalisha […]

The top 10 departments for global learning ranked

The top 10 departments for global learning ranked

In just five years, global learning has become an integral part of FIU, helping students gain a greater understanding of global […]

University raises awareness of sexual assault

University raises awareness of sexual assault

Nationwide, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. The prevalence of relationship […]

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

FIU and Geeki Girls Gatherings collaborated for a second year to present the GeekiWood conference Dec. 5. The conference is a […]