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

Confronting philosophy’s anti-semitism

Confronting philosophy’s anti-semitism

The following op-ed by FIU Professor of Philosophy Laurie Shrage was originally published in The New York Times. Shrage’s research and […]

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Students discuss sexual assault in the LGBTQ community

    According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 73 percent of LGBTQ-identified college students experience sexual harassment […]

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Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings […]

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Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Sometimes the build up to Valentine’s Day is bigger than the actual day itself. While Hallmark and florists make the […]

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

Women in FIU history: a compendium

Women in FIU history: a compendium

FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here are among an impressive group of […]

New tradition honors veteran graduates

New tradition honors veteran graduates

  FIU’s Office of Veteran and Military Affairs held its first Graduating Veterans Recognition Ceremony in December. Surrounded by families and […]

Aqua Foundation scholarship awardees: (Back row) Pamela Lopez , Bobbi Sade, and Charisse Mellison (Front row)  Alyssa Pepio, Chelsea Cosner, Carter Casio. Not photographed: Kelly Rojas and Cathy Ng.

FIU students sweep LGBT scholarships

What do eight FIU students studying various majors — including hospitality and tourism, biomedical engineering, women’s and gender/queer studies and […]

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Peace prize offers hope for sexual violence survivors, but not peace

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

FIU’s dedication to excellence is not limited to being a Worlds Ahead university for its students. FIU is also committed […]

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Physics savvy is a soccer player’s secret weapon

Understanding the physics of soccer may give players a competitive advantage. As the 2018 World Cup heads into the quarterfinals, […]

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

FIU women are helping each other get ahead in their careers. The Women Faculty Leadership Institute (WFLI) is an annual […]

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2018 salute to women in FIU history

2018 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 join […]