ICYMI: An Evening with Rep. Ilhan Omar

The Women’s Center hosted a talk on campus last night with Ilhan Omar, Minnesota House Representative for District 60B. Rep. Omar made history this past November as the first Somali-American, Muslim woman to hold an office at this level. Over 300 community members from the University of Minnesota and the Twin Cities joined us for…

ICYMI: International Women’s Day

In case you missed it, International Women’s Day was on March 8th. To celebrate, the Feminist Ambassador Brigade held an event in partnership with the University of Minnesota Women’s Center, Women for Political Change, and Bohemian Press. Students, faculty and community members participated in activities such as feminist button making and a photo booth, all while eating…

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Women’s Cancer: Making Sense of Hormones

This year’s Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Award Lecture features Professor Carol A. Lange, from the departments of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. Professor Lange’s lecture, Women’s Cancer: Making Sense of Hormones, offers presents an overview of her latest research on women’s hormones and breast cancer, in particular how estrogen and progesterone receptors…

ICYMI: AHA! Gallery Exhibit Opening

This Monday, September 15th, marked the opening of the AHA! Gallery Exhibit: Talking Pictures: First-Generation College Students Speak from Behind the Lens. The opening reception was attended by artists, students, staff, and people from all over, coming to celebrate the work of the dedicated students who made it. The ceremony began with an introduction by…

AHA! Gallery Exhibit: Talking Pictures: First-Generation College Students Speak from Behind the Lens

Join the Women’s Center for the next AHA! Gallery Exhibit Opening: Talking Pictures: First-Generation College Student Speak from Behind the Lens, September 15, 2014, Noon-1:00 p.m., Gallery Location: Appleby Hall basement on the north side. (Note: The exhibit will be displayed all of fall semester.) This exhibit focuses on the rich and multiple identities of students who are the…