Center for Women and Gender
The Center for Women and Gender brings together USU’s Women’s Center, Women and Gender Studies and the Women and Gender Research Institute
According to goals established during its creation, the Center for Women and Gender will provide a professional and social climate to enhance opportunities through learning, diversity, discovery and enhancement. In addition to offering coursework in women and gender studies, the center will foster opportunities for scientific discourse, personal and professional development and networking.
Projects & Campaigns
Feminist Thought and Scholarship
Support for women's studies and research. WGRI hosts and supports a number of events and awards that support women's studies and gender-related research at the university. Colloquia, brown bag lunch series, receptions/luncheons, and the administration of travel and student research grants are included among the institute's activities.
The purpose of the Women and Gender Research Institute Distinguished Professor Award is to recognize the outstanding leadership of women professors in their scholarly or creative work or to recognize the leadership of men or women professors who conduct research on gender issues.
Reports & Resources
Opportunities, Grants & Fellowships
These awards support women PhD students conducting research in their disciplines, or men and women PhD students conducting gender research.
The Women and Gender Research Institute (WGRI) provides small sums for a limited number of speakers and events on the USU campus. WGRI reserves funds for major speakers initiated by WGRI.
What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.