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

The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway.

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 […]

Sexual harassment in the workplace:  how organizational policies can make a difference

Sexual harassment in the workplace: how organizational policies can make a difference

Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, […]

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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Asia Eaton, assistant professor of psychology

Psychology professor helps Marine Corps tackle culture change after social media porn scandal

Known for their bravery and sacrifice, Marines are usually among the first people sent to battle. Recently, however, the U.S. […]

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 […]