WGS long-time instructor, Kathy Patterson Hawes
, has been recognized by the Athletic Department at Oakland University for contributions she has made to student-athletes in pursuing their academic goals. She was nominated among others who have been especially instrumental in assisting OU top scholar athletes in and out of the classroom. There will be a celebration of their contributions on Tuesday, February 26 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in Banquet Room A.
The Women and Gender Studies Program at Oakland University welcomes Ami Harbin is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women and
Gender Studies starting August 2012. Her research interests are in
areas of feminist philosophy, health care ethics, and moral psychology.
Her current projects focus on disorientation and ethics, and bioethical
questions surrounding queer sexualities, mental health, and palliative
care. In the fall, Ami will teach Feminist Theory in Women and Gender
Studies and Bioethics in the philosophy department.
Summer Internship at the GSC
The Gender and Sexuality Center on campus needs an intern during Summer 2012 to
keep the center open over the summer. Students could do 1/2 semester at
16 hours a week or the full summer semester with 8 hours a week. If you
are interested in working in the GSC please contact Jean Ann Miller at
jam@oakland. These internships will be coordinated by Lacey Story email@example.com
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 hosted on Oakland University's campus.
Panelists for Concurrent Panel Session II: "Women in Religion" 2:30-3 PM, Room 129 Oakland Center
The Rochester branch of the American Association of University Women
(AAUW) and Oakland University have created a new partnership that will
benefit students at OU. With the partnership, Oakland is now one of over 500 AAUW college and university partners. The AAUW works to advance women of all ages by abolishing any barriers between them and education. Read more...
Former WGS minor, Cherie Rolfe
graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2010 and has been working
as a freelance journalist throughout metro Detroit while maintaining
her feminist blog. She is a member of the Oakland County Chapter of the
National Organization for Women and was recently elected media
committee chair.Cherie has written an article for the Ferndale Patch about a recent event hosted by the Oakland, Wayne and Macomb county chapters of the
National Organization for Women, along with Michigan NOW, The event addressed the issues of women's continuing pay inequity. Read more. . .
The Women and Gender Studies Program received a "Link Award"
from the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development at Oakland University for contributions to student organizations and student leadership at OU.