We Are Coming Art Installation

'We are coming' highlights Filipinos in the American West

Oct. 20, 2022

Professors’ conceptual art shines spotlight on those who existed at the margins of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West shows.

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Five staffers are named A&S employees of the year

Sept. 30, 2022

Asuka Morley, Stacy Norwood, Lia Pileggi, Michael Shernick and Alicia Turchette recognized for going well above and far beyond the call of duty.

Demonstrators stand outside the Supreme Court

There is no one ‘religious view’ on abortion: A scholar of religion, gender and sexuality explains

June 24, 2022

Views on abortion differ not only among major religious traditions, but within each one.

Protestant Christians have been debating – and more often than not, supporting – modern contraceptives since they first appeared.

Protestants and the pill: How US Christians helped make birth control mainstream

May 26, 2022

Conservative Christians have cheered restrictions on some birth control. But many decades ago, Christian leaders’ support helped contraceptives become acceptable in the first place.

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Seventeen students are named 2022 Van Ek Scholars

April 28, 2022

The award, considered one of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, is given to students for academic achievement and service

Christine Jorgensen

Gender and sexuality studies professor wins fellowship at National Humanities Center

April 25, 2022

Emmanuel David will use the fellowship to explore a little-known performance tour of Christine Jorgensen, a pioneer of the transgender movement, across Asia and the Pacific in the 1960s.

An ornament on a Christmas tree reads, "Happy Hanukkah."

To tree, or not to tree? How Jewish-Christian families navigate the ‘December Dilemma’

Dec. 21, 2021

Figuring out whether to celebrate holidays, and how, is tricky for lots of interfaith families—but thoughtful communication makes a difference

Star of David

‘Jews of Color’ initiative gets $250k boost

Dec. 20, 2021

Henry Luce Foundation funds a three-year partnership between the Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries to ‘recover, study and elevate’ voices of Jews of color.

A man with a prosthetic arm

Faculty member wins Career Enhancement Fellowship

June 9, 2021

Maisam Alomar, assistant professor of women and gender studies, wins support to study race and gender inequality in medical rehabilitation.

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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

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