Women's and Gender Studies

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UNH tops national rankings for campus safety year after year, but like any college, it’s not immune to instances of sexual violence. UNH is also home to Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC), a national leader in creating evidence-based strategies to improve bystander intervention and... Read More

Recent Stories

  • Jim Dean with all award winners
    - Blue Ribbon Day
    COLA students are among a select group recognized for excellence in scholarship, leadership, citizenship and more. Read More
  • Chanda Prescod-Weinstein looks at the camera in front of a painting
    - Literary Luminary
    The LA Times Book Prize in science and technology went to Chanda Prescod-Weinstein for "The Disordered Cosmos." Read More
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    - COLA's Newest Faculty
    The College welcomes ten new faculty members this year. Read More
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    - Inspired to make an impact
    Inspired by one city’s commitment to address climate change, Jackie Harris ’23 served as an intern this summer in Keene, New Hampshire on a team aimed at reducing the water and... Read More
  • montage of 8 student fellows
    - Fantastic Fellows
    They’ve succeeded at UNH. Next stop: the world. Read More
  • Graphic describing USafeHS app
    - An App for Violence Prevention
    With new NSF funding, UNH's Prevention Innovations Research Center will launch and pilot a new violence prevention and safety app targeted to high school students and... Read More
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    - COLA in Inquiry
    The Undergraduate Research Journal features research by COLA majors. Read More
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    - Gaslighting: The Silencing Weapon
    —Social justice gaslighting affects marginalized people by controlling their reactions to their own oppression. Read More
  • Physics professor Chanda Prescod-Weinstein stands against a chalkboard with arms crossed.
    - A Force in Physics
    Nature magazine has selected assistant professor of physics Chanda Prescod-Weinstein to its "Nature's 10" list of 10 people who helped shape science in 2020. Read More
  •  Excellence, Times Two
    - Excellence, Times Two
    Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, assistant professor of physics and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at UNH, has received the American Physical Society’s (APS) Edward A.... Read More