FIU Center for Women and Gender Studies Professor Dr. Vicky Burns discusses “It’s not Just Locker Room Talk- Understanding and Preventing Campus Sexual Assault”, FIU's new course.
It's that time for CWGS students to submit their applications for the Elaine Gordon Scholarship in Women's Studies. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2018. Please click above for more details.
CWGS' own Dr. Burns was a guest speaker at “Just Another Assault” hosted by FIU’s Panhellenic Council. The event took place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 in the Student Academic Support Complex at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. The talk featured Bonny Shade, a sexual assault survivor and included a powerful message on sexual assault, rape culture and recovery. Dr. Burns was at the event in order to empower our student population to take a stand against sexual assault through our new campus clim
CWGS will be having their first Faculty Meeting of the year.
Annette Klein, German General Consul, will introduce the poster exhibition on “Women in STEM“ globally with a talk on gender disparities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, a field where women account for less than a third of researchers. On loan from the German Consulate, the exhibition presents the portraits of 24 global pioneering women scientists and engineers whose life and work has played a central role in science, but has remained largely unknown.
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges to global sustainability, with extreme events being the most immediate way that people experience this phenomenon. Urbanization is increasing and climate change is an emerging threat. These two realities of the 21st century are on a collision course. Featuring: Nancy Grimm, PhD Co-Director, Urban Resiliency to Extremes Sustainability Research Network Senior Sustainability Scientist, Arizona State University