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Women’s and Gender Studies

Lecture to explore role of consent in preventing sexual violence

While the concept of consent has permeated popular culture as a way to defuse sexual violence, does this focus really set the standard for healthy and ethical sexual relations?

Melanie Beres of the Department of Sociology, Gender, and Social Work at the University of Otago, New Zealand, seeks to address this question in a free public lecture Wednesday, November 19, at 4 p.m. in McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall.

Cathy CroweCathy Crowe will discuss her work as a nurse addressing community health issues affecting low-income people, Friday at All Saints’ Church parish hall.

Nursing meets activism in presentation on community health issues

Cathy Crowe will discuss her work as a nurse addressing community health issues affecting low-income people Friday.

Carol Reader (centre) poses with students at a philanthropic event in September.Carol Reader (centre) poses with students at a philanthropic event in September.

Alumna wins recognition for charitable work

The Canada South chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will confer an award on UWindsor graduate Carol Reader (BA 2013) as part of its celebration of Philanthropy Day on Thursday, November 20.

Reader has been named Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer for her involvement with organizations both on- and off-campus.

Renée Bondy speaks at a sneak preview event Tuesday.Renée Bondy, an organizer of the 2014 Distinguished Visitors in Women’s Studies program, speaks at a sneak preview event Tuesday.

Women and work theme of 2014 visitors series

“Women’s Lives, What’s Working?” is the theme of the 2014 Distinguished Visitors in Women’s Studies program.

anne forrestAnne Forrest will appear today on Research Matters on CJAM to discuss the Bystander Initiative, a project which aims to reduce sexual assault on university campuses. May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month.

UWindsor leads fight against sex assault with Bystander Initiative

Canadian universities trying to deter rape culture and reduce the number of sexual assaults on their campuses should take a close look at how the University of Windsor is addressing the problem, according to a researcher leading an innovative prevention program here.