Women's and Gender Studies

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Recent Stories

  • Carolyn Riley
    - Semester in the City
    Starting in the fall of 2016, UNH will be the first university to partner with the College for Social Innovation in Boston to offer semester-long internships in the city. The... Read More
  • N.H. Rep. Patricia Lovejoy
    - (Not Quite) A Woman’s World
    When New Hampshire Rep. Janet Wall bought a house, it was her husband’s name that appeared on the mortgage. When she applied for a credit card after becoming the breadwinner of... Read More
  • nyomi guzman
    - There’s No Place Like Home
    When Nyomi Guzman ’14 listens to Nancy Pearce, a retired high school teacher, describe all the different birds she’s seen in her back yard in Stratham, N.H., she can’t help but... Read More
  • molly branch - who needs feminism campaign
    - UNH Women's Studies Launches 'Who Needs Feminism' Campaign
    Molly Branch exhibits a poster created for the Women's Studies Program's "Who Needs Feminism" campaign on Thursday, February 14, 2013 The UNH Department of Women’s Studies has... Read More
  • hannah lawrence with mentors
    - Studying Women’s Rights in Post-Mubarak Egypt
    When Hannah Lawrence ’13 arrived in Cairo this past June, supporters of democracy were still filling Tahrir Square and citizens faced a second round of voting to elect a new... Read More