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‘Orange is the New Black’ Author Piper Kerman to Speak Here March 25

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:08:32 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

Her talk, sponsored by many campus departments, is free and open to the public.

‘Almost Like Home Base’: Women’s Studies at the University of St. Thomas

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:04:05 +0000 by: Angela High-Pippert by: author

Angela High-Pippert, associate professor of political science, reflects on how the Women’s Studies program has influenced the academic development of students, the professional development of faculty and the leadership development of women at the University of St. Thomas.

Melissa Seymour: Female Force

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:02:06 +0000 by: Madeline Szempruch by: author

Senior writer empowers women one comic book at a time.

Luann Dummer: Feminist, Friend, Gourmet Cook

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:01:07 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

This Friday St. Thomas celebrates 20 years of the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Here is the story of the incredible woman who started it all one month before her premature death from lung cancer in 1992.

‘Justice for My Sister,’ a Film About ‘Femicide’ in Guatemala, Will be Shown Here April 15

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:32:28 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.

U of M Professor to Discuss the Global History of Mexican Food in Talk Here Oct. 11

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:54:04 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.

Fighting Fistulas: Women’s Studies Students Take Action at St. Thomas, Thank Campus Community

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 05:01:11 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

The class originally set a fundraising goal of $450 to pay for one woman's obstetric fistula operation but quickly upped the ante and raised nearly $1,000.