UNL's Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program devoted to the study of women, gender, and sexuality. From its inception, the Women’s and Gender Studies program has been committed to promoting a diverse faculty and student body and to offering a curriculum that examines inequities and injustices that have worked against an inclusive and egalitarian society.
We offer over 40 courses from across the disciplines, ranging from introductory surveys to advanced graduate level seminars. Our faculty come from six different colleges and is among the most diverse on campus. In addition to winning numerous teaching awards, our faculty members have won national book prizes and prestigious research grants. WGS students have many opportunities to engage in research, work one-on-one with faculty, participate in internships, and join related student groups. Our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education has attracted some of the brightest students on campus.
Information and applications for 2014 Scholarships and Awards are now available on the Awards and Scholarships pages for graduates and undergraduates.
UNL students signing up for the online section of WMNS 101: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies or WMNS 385: Women, Gender, and Science should sign up for the 900 section. No Permission code is required.
The WGS office is open Monday 9am-4pm, Tuesday 8am-4pm, Wednesday 8am-4pm, Thursday 8am-3pm, and Friday 11:30am-4pm.
WGS has added many new films to our video library.
On December 12th WGS celebrated its 5 graduating majors and 7 WGS and LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies minors. Graduates, friends, and family celebrated with WGS faculty and students at a reception. See pictures and Read More
Women's and Gender Studies co-sponsored a screening of the 2011 film Miss Representation, which examines the media's presentation of women. The Daily Nebraskan wrote about the screening and the panel discussion featuring two WGS Faculty, Alice Kang and John Raible, followed. Read More
Mignon Moore's colloquium talk "In the Shadow of Sexuality: Social Support and Health Challenges in the Lives of Older African American Sexual Minorities" was the subject of an article in the Daily Nebraskan. Read More
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