• The department also has a member-based community organization, the Women's Studies Advisory Council (WOSAC), that promotes and supports the students and faculty of the department and its activities.

  • The GWS building after we planted trees and got some green paint!

  • Women's Plaza of Honor

    The Women’s Plaza of Honor publicly and permanently celebrates women who have made significant contributions to the history of Arizona or have enriched the lives of others.

  • Mamie's Journey

    The Mary Bernard Aguirre Professorship is awarded through the generosity of Rowene Aguirre-Medina and Roy Medina, and honors the career of Mary Bernard Aguirre.

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The Department of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Arizona stands at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary feminist research and curriculum.

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GWS News

Ian Ellasante and Mel Ferrara, doctoral students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, have been named Point Scholars, becoming the first UA students to receive the prestigious scholarship. The announcement was made during LGBTQ Pride month.... read more
Kassandra Manriquez will be attending the doctoral program in American Studies at New York University in the fall. Kassandra has also been nominated for the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her research on state policing of homeless solidarities.   David Lucero will be attending the... read more
Brooke Lober has been awarded a Schlesinger dissertation grant for her project on Betty Friedan and Adrienne Rich—part of her larger dissertation entitled "Conflict and Alliance in the Struggle: Feminist Anti-Imperialism, Palestine Solidarity, and the U.S. Jewish Feminist Movement of the Late 20th... read more

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Arizona's Emerging Professionals - A WOSAC Project
Salons focus on women in early and mid-career stages.  This is an extraordinary program that covers six unique topics, one each month for six months.  The Salons are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month through September beginning at 5:30 P.M. at Delectables on 4th Avenue.  
Mary Bernard Aguirre Professorship
The Mary Bernard Aguirre Professorship is awarded annually to a GWS faculty member through the generousity of Rowene Aguirre-Medina and Roy Medina, and honors the career of Mary Bernard Aguirre. Applications accepted seasonally. Contact the Department email.  Please follow the link to Donate now... read more
GIVE TODAY!
 Join our generous donors in supporting our work You can support GWS! Any of the links below will take you a page on the UA Foundation website where you can make a direct and secure credit card donation to the selected fund. ... read more
GWS Scholarships & Awards
For GRADUATE scholarships or travel stipends, visit the WOSAC website or the GWS Graduate Scholarship page.     For UNDERGRADUATE scholarships or travel stipends, visit the WISE website or the GWS Undergraduate Scholarship page.    

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Department of Gender & Women's Studies
925 N Tyndall Ave
P.O.Box 210438
Tucson, AZ 85721-0438
Tel: (520) 621-7338
Fax: (520) 621-1533
SBS-GWS@email.arizona.edu

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