What's Up in GWS

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Martin School of Public Policy and Administration
* Susan Bordo's latest blog, "Apology Overdue: James Comey speaks to the House", is now available online.  And, her newest book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton will be released on April 4, 2017.    
* 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
*Charlie Zhang 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.
*Congratulations to Jenna Goldsmith on being awarded the 2016-2017 Lexington Herald-Leader Fellowship Award and the UK Women's Club Fellowship Award.  Jenna is a doctoral student in English and graduate certificate student in Gender & Women's Studies.  
* 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.  
* The GWS Fall 2015 newsletter is here.  Check it out!

*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. 



















































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