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2011 Essay Contest Winners Announced
27 April, 2011 -- The winners of the 2011 Women Studies Essay Contest were announced during the PAC-W annual luncheon. Madisson Whitman received the award for Best Undergraduate Essay. Kirby Lund and Jason Lawrence received Undergraduate Honorable Mentions. Michele Willman received the award for Best Graduate Essay and Jason Tibor received the Graduate Honorable Mention. The awards were announced by Dr. Kathleen Dixon, director of Women Studies and English professor. Check out the announcement in the University Letter.
2010 Essay Contest Winners Announced
On Friday, April 30th the winners of the 2010 Women Studies Essay Contest were announced at the PAC-W luncheon. The award for undergraduate creative piece went to Michele Peterson. In the category of undergraduate research, Heather Jackson received the award, and the winner for graduate essay was Jessica Short. They each received a certificate and $100 in prize money presented by Dr. Kathleen Dixon.
The North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services is offering a scholarship to women for the upcoming school year. Students must be residents of North Dakota and enrolled (or plan to enroll) in North Dakota. They must also be eligible under the financial guidelines established for 125% of poverty. You can come in to the Women Studies office for full details and to pick up an application. You can also visit the NDCAWS website for more information and download an application here.
UND Student Featured on Elder-Geek.com
Kipp Pietrantonio, a second year Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology, was featured on video gaming website Elder-Geek.com. His article talks about gender stereotypes in popular video games. Kipp is currently teaching Counseling 101 and Counseling 399 and is interested in Psychology in Film and Media, Social Economic Status and Classism in Psychology, Feminism and Egalitarian Relationships, and Critical Theory in Psychology. You can read the article here.