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
PhD Student Grant 
These awards support women PhD students conducting research in their disciplines, or men and women PhD students conducting gender research.
Faculty Travel Grant 
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.