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News and Announcements
Eureka! Program Powers Girls to Succeed in STEM Fields
A nationally recognized endeavor by Girls Inc. that provides hands-on opportunities in STEM, the Capital Region Girls Inc. Eureka! program has 57 girls from a number of different schools attending UAlbany this summer to learn about atmospheric and environmental sciences, mathematics and statistics, physics, psychology, women’s studies, geography and planning, chemistry, ChoreoPhysics and biology.
WGSS affiliated Faculty Member, Dr. Kyra Gaunt, Featured in Ted Talk
Assistant Professor of Music and WGSS affiliated faculty member Dr. Kyra Gaunt presented her talk, How Black Girls Can Reclaim their Voice in Music, at an official TED conference. Watch the TED talk.
WGSS Statement in Response to the Majority Opinion Draft from the U.S. Supreme Court on ROE V. WADE
In response to the May 3rd, 2022 leaked draft majority opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court on Roe v. Wade, the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at the University at Albany, State University of New York, affirms the right for women and all people with the capacity to become pregnant to have access to safe and legal abortions.
Two are Named the Newest Collins Fellows
Professors Janell Hobson and Richard Fogarty are awarded the University's highest recognition of institutional commitment and service.
Novkov Pens Response to Supreme Court Leaked Draft on Abortion Case
Interim Rockefeller College Dean Julie Novkov responded to the news of a leaked draft of a decision on a Mississippi abortion case with an analysis published by The Washington Post.