Category: Students

CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

“Sin Miedo: Violence, Mobility, and Identity in el Paso del Norte”—René Kladzyk

[ December 6, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_11646" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Wall of Black Marker bar, El Paso, Texas"][/caption]

Condon Hall
Room 360
UO campus
CSWS and CLLAS grantee master’s thesis presentation:
René Kladzyk, Geography Department

Together, the cities El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, form the largest international border metropolis in the world. While El Paso consistently ranks among the safest cities in the United […]

CSWS Grantee Jennifer Erickson Interviewed

Jennifer Erickson (second from left) with women from the South Sudan Women’s Empowerment Network in Juba, South Sudan, August 2008. The group was visiting the grave of fallen hero and former President of South Sudan, Dr. John Garang.
“What happens when white, ethnically Muslim refugees from a once-strong paternalist, socialist state like Bosnia-Herzegovina come to the […]

News: Local | “Students examine nature of beauty” | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon

News: Local | “Students examine nature of beauty” | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon.
Click on the above link to read an article about a Women’s History Month presentation in a Eugene School District 4J middle school by UO graduate student Mickey Stellavato.  The talk was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women […]

CSWS Names Higdon Scholarship Winners

UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
AlexAnn Westlake
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]

Mozambique: News from the Field

Editor’s Note: Ingrid Nelson is one of eight UO students to receive a U.S. Student Program Fulbright award this year.  She has also received funding from CSWS for her research in Mozambique. This story is used by permission of the author and taken from her personal blog.
Ingrid Nelson
by Ingrid Nelson, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Geography […]