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Tags: Women's History Month

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 11:47am
The story of UGA alumna Cori Bargmann, part of the Georgia Groundbreakers series that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – presents her profound, enduring impact on our state, our nation and the world. The story provides another important chapter of Women's history written across the history of the Franklin College and UGA: In the summer of 1979,…
Thu, 03/03/2022 - 10:02am
In recognition of the 2022 national Women’s History Month theme “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” the Institute for Women’s Studies will be hosting numerous virtual programs in March. This year’s virtual keynote address will be presented by Stephanie Y. Evans, professor of Black women’s studies; former director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and affiliate faculty in the Department of Africana Studies at…
Mon, 03/08/2021 - 1:43pm
Women have been leaders in the field of statistics for decades, with contributions ranging from theoretical developments to applications in biology, climatology and medicine. A recent paper by University of Georgia statistics professor Lynne Billard, “Women Trailblazers in the Statistical Profession,” provides a historical introduction to these remarkable scholars from around the globe. Billard met or knew several of these extraordinary women.…
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 10:45am
The Institute for Women's Studies leads the university's celebrations of 2019 national Women’s History Month and its theme, “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence”: This year’s Women’s History Month keynote address will be presented by Layli Maparyan, executive director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. Maparyan is best known for her scholarship in the area of womanism and is…

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