HIGHLIGHTS

Gender Institute Awards Deadline: December 2, 2019

The UB Gender Institute welcomes applications for the following awards by December 2, 2019:

Faculty Research Award
The Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender offers grants to UB faculty to support research and/or curriculum development that exemplifies high quality, innovative scholarship related to women and gender. The Institute is particularly interested in supporting projects that are collaborative and/or interdisciplinary.
Click here for application information.

Undergraduate Scholarship
The Gender Institute and the Experiential Learning Network award merit scholarships to UB undergraduate students who are interested in conducting research related to women and gender.
Click here for application information.

Duke Feminist Theory Workshop Travel Grant
The UB Gender Institute provides support for doctoral students to attend Duke’s Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), held annually in March.
The FTW is a two-day long conference that combines small seminars and roundtable discussions with keynote lectures. The conference encourages collaborative conversations and sustained dialogue about feminist theory.
Click here for application information.

Isabel Marcus Retirement Celebration Photos

The UB School of Law & Gender Institute hosted a tribute celebration to honor Teacher + Scholar + Activist + Friend Isabel Marcus. Marcus founded the Gender Institute in 1997 and has been a fixture of the UB community. 

The event took place on October 19, 2019. For more photos of the event, click here.
 

If you were unable to attend but wish to honor Dr. Marcus, please consider a donation to two funds she supported.
Visit here to donate to the Isabel Marcus International Research Fellowship, supporting student research related to women and gender outside the U.S.
Visit here to donate to the Women & Children’s Social Justice Fund, supporting law students’ research and summer jobs in the field of domestic violence.     

Women in STEM Cooperative Webinar Series

STEM Webinar.

The Women in Stem Cooperative (WiSC) invites you to join them for their webinar series discussing current challenges and opportunities for women to thrive in STEM fields. 

The next webinar will take place November 20, 2019, 12-1:30pm. 

To register, please click here. 

For the full schedule of our Fall 2019 events, take a look at our newsletter.