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Posts tagged with 'Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies':

The UW-La Crosse Self-Sufficiency Program helped Alisha Morgan restart her college journey in 2001. ‘I know I can do it’ Posted 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 Alisha Morgan's inspirational journey was empowered by UW-La Crosse Self-Sufficiency Program Read more about ‘I know I can do it’ Interim Chancellor Betsy Morgan discusses how new transfer agreements between UW-La Crosse and Western Technical College will benefit students. Paving the way Posted 12:41 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 UWL, Western create new pathways for students to launch careers Read more about Paving the way Sona Kazemi is a UWL assistant professor of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her textbook includes her transnational disability theory and stories from war veterans, survivors of torture, limb amputation, acid attacks and her role as a transnational scholar activist.  Telling forgotten stories Posted 4:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2023 Professor’s childhood in post-war Iran spurs book on veteran stories, transnational disability studies and a digital archive  Read more about Telling forgotten stories Andrea Hansen, Self Sufficiency Program director at the 2019 Locally Grown Scholarship Breakfast. 35 years of support for student parents Posted 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 Support the power of education to change lives at Self Sufficiency Program breakfast Nov. 2, register by Oct. 19  Read more about 35 years of support for student parents Dr. Shuma Iwai teaches in the Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. The program takes an intersectional approach – combining the insights of scholars in different fields regarding inequalities related to race, gender and sexuality, and class. Learning and living social justice Posted 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 New Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department courses reflect on society’s ‘hidden histories’ and how students can bring about change Read more about Learning and living social justice Andrea Hansen has focused her efforts on the intersecting issues of gender violence, anti-racism, economic justice, aging and care work, and community responses to immigration and the climate crisis. Living and Liberating Posted 7:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 From eighth grade basketball to aging care, Hansen joins grassroots efforts to liberate and connect   Read more about Living and Liberating UWL faculty member Jon Ailabouni will join other top musicians from the Coulee Region for a concert exploring COVID-19 lockdown themes such as loneliness, connection, fear and hope. The concert is set for Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Annett Recital Hall at the UWL Center for the Arts. Jon Ailabouni Quintet presents concert exploring COVID-19 lockdown themes Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 Performance set for Jan. 26 Read more about Jon Ailabouni Quintet presents concert exploring COVID-19 lockdown themes A third community event organized by UW-La Crosse, Viterbo University and Western Technical College will explore the history of refugees in the United States and the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.  Understanding our history with refugees Posted 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 Nov. 9 panel to shed light on past refugee resettlements, Afghanistan conflict Read more about Understanding our history with refugees Read more → Capstone Fall 2020 Posted 10:02 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2021 The latest from the College of Art, Social Sciences and Humanities Read more about Capstone Fall 2020 Kathy Thoen, a dean’s assistant in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, has won the 2020 University Staff Excellence Award. “I don’t do what I do for recognition,” Thoen says. “I do what I do for the betterment of the students and colleagues I work with.” 
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Going above and beyond Posted 2:06 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Kathy Thoen receives UWL's University Staff Excellence Award Read more about Going above and beyond

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