* Congratulations to Ellen Riggle on receiving the 2017 William B. Sturgill Award from the Graduate School.
* Congratulations to Chamara Kwakye for recognition of her work at the William Wells Brown Community Center:
*GWS graduate students Shawna Felkins and MaryAnn Kozlowski recently presented at the Southern Feminisms Conference at Arkansas State University.
* GWS student Leslie Smith
wrote an opinion essay for The Hechinger Report titled "How I broke away from the endless cycle of poverty, meth, and jail in rural Kentucky" on June 16, 2016. You can read the piece here
was featured in a study article about 2016's best and worst cities for single moms. Check out the WalletHub article.
*Panelists for the Bodies of Evidence: "Policing Fat Bodies" panel on March 30, 2016:
*Panelists for the Bodies of Evidence: Provocations: A Transnational Feminist History Project panel on Feb 29, 2016 at the Young Library Auditorium:
*The Spring 2016 GWS Newsletter is now available. See it here
* Congratualtions to GWS major and AAAS minor Rockia Harris for her SEC Dr. Pepper Education Abroad Award. Twenty-eight students representing each Southeastern Conference university were chosen to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year, the result of a contribution to the league by Dr Pepper. Rockia is one of two UK recipients and will be traveling to South Africa. Read more
*Check out GWS' Year in Review, 2014-2015.
*Congratulations to GWS graduate certificate student Brittany Cook Barrineau, who has been named as a recipient of the Fulbirght U.S Student Program Scholarship. UK recipients are among more than 1,900 US citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Fulbight Program. Brittany Cook Barrineau, a doctoral student in Geography, will be doing research in Jordan. See the full story at UK Now.