Women's and Gender Studies

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Excellence in Science Communication

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty of women’s and gender studies, is a top award winner of the inaugural Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communication, given by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine... 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
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    - Fantastic Fellows
    They’ve succeeded at UNH. Next stop: the world. Read More
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    - An App for Violence Prevention
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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
  • Kabria Baumgartner, assistant professor of American studies
    - Historical Support
    With two recent fellowships, American studies professor Kabria Baumgartner will research a book project on Robert Morris, the first African American trial lawyer in the U.S. Read More
  •  Emily Bourne with Avary Thorne, associate coordinator of women’s and gender studies
    - The Music of Communication
    A COLA Student Fellow charts her path. Read More
  • Hamida Hassan '20
    - A Village of Support
    Advocates help a Somalian refugee attend college. Read More