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Student research to help formerly incarcerated women re-enter society

Through a sociology class project, Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development graduate students will assist previously incarcerated women in Bloomington-Normal in regaining their...
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Where will the Stevenson Center take you?

With an expansive global influence, the Stevenson Center’s graduate programs place students in communities in need in the U.S. and abroad.
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WGS students see firsthand immigrants’ impact on Chicago

On November 6, a small delegation of Women's and Gender Studies 391 students spent the day looking at Chicago through the lens of community development and immigration struggles.
Illinois State Professor Erin Durban-Albrecht (right) at the 2015 American Studies Association Awards Ceremony.

ISU professor wins American Studies Association Dissertation Prize

Illinois State's Women’s and Gender Studies Program is proud that Professor Erin Durban-Albrecht has been honored with the Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize 2015 awarded by the American...
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Final film in Ethnographic Film Series November 16

The final film in the Ethnographic Film Series will be Oak Park Stories at 7 p.m. November 16. The free screenings will be at 7 p.m. in Schroeder Hall, room 138.
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Final speaker in new Queer Talks series to discuss lesbian feminism

Queer Talks is a new lunchtime colloquium series dedicated to the scholarship of LGBTQ studies. The next talk in the series is November 6.
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Redbird media: Books and recordings by ISU scholars

The following is a list of books and audio and video recordings released by Illinois State University faculty in the second half of 2014 and the first half of 2015:
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South African academic residency inspires teaching and research

Winfred Avogo spent the summer inspiring graduate students in South Africa as part of his Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.
images of migrants form war-torn areas flood into Europe.

Reactions: Migration crisis

As hundreds of thousands pour into Europe to escape war-torn areas, Associate Professor of Sociology Winfred Avogo explores the shift in population amid the turmoil.
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Video: Changing lives together through Illinois State’s Peace Corps program

Once they finished their Peace Corps service, Ambuj Neupane and Katie Saunders were both hired as program analysts at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.