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Campus Feminist Organization welcomes new Women’s Center Coordinator

Posted on April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Women’s Center

Join the Campus Feminist Organization (CFO) in welcoming our new Women’s Center Coordinator, Dana Bisignani, with a feminist social and open forum on April 25 from 11-2 in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). Snacks will be provided!

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Film Screening: Moana

Posted on April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19 | 7-9 p.m. | Langseth 104

Join us for a free screening of the film “Moana” with a facilitated discussion to follow. All are welcome! Free snacks will be provided.  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night Sept. 15

Posted on September 15, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 5:30-9 p.m. | Campus Mall  Read the rest of this entry →

Day of the Dead Workshop Oct. 7

Posted on October 01, 2015

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has numerous exciting events this month!

Day of the Dead Workshop on Wednesday, October 7 at 3:00 p.m. in Comstock Memorial Union 101. Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night Event to take place Thursday, Sept. 19

Posted on September 12, 2013

The 2013 Take Back the Night Event will take place Thursday, Sept. 19, on the campus mall. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with a free barbecue in front of the Science Laboratory. This will be followed at 6:15 p.m. with a program that will include speakers, music, and more. Following the program, there will be a march around campus to show solidarity with victims of sexual and domestic violence. The event will conclude with a candlelight vigil. Read the rest of this entry →

Campus Feminist Organization elections

Posted on May 02, 2013

Dont forget to vote in the campus wide elections for the Campus Feminist Organization will be held this Thursday at 5 p.m.! We will be voting for positions held for Co-Leader (2), Secretary (1) and Treasurer (1). They will be held in the Women’s Center in Bridges Hall. If you are unable to attend but interested in holding a position in the CFO, please email Katie Kottenbrak @ about why you’d make a good candidate! See you there!

Campus Feminist Organization elections

Posted on April 25, 2013

Don’t miss the Campus Wide Elections for the Campus Feminist Organization. Held on May 2 at 5 p.m. in the Women’s Center on the first floor of Bridges Hall.

Elections will be for two Co-Leaders, Secretary, and a Treasurer position. Read the rest of this entry →

Embodying Intersectionality: Feminist Perspectives on Health and Environment

Posted on February 21, 2013

Dr. Lisa Weasel, a biologist and interdisciplinary scholar whose work seeks to connect science and social justice, gives a public talk at Minnesota State University Moorhead Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in Science Lab 118 to celebrate Women’s History Month. Weasel will be speaking about “Embodying Intersectionality: Feminist Perspectives on Health and Environment.”

Weasel’s interdisciplinary scholarship focuses on feminist science studies, environmental health, and food, ethics and sustainability. Winner of the esteemed CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, Weasel is a valued affiliate of Project Kaleidoscope’s Faculty for the 21st Century and is the author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food, and a co-editor of the anthology Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation. She is also a frequent speaker to community and educational groups on topics relating to the possible social repercussions of science and technology.

An avid advocate for women in science, Weasel received an A.B. manga cum laude in Biology from Harvard and her PhD in Cell and Molecular biology from the University of Cambridge. She is currently an Associate Professor of Biology at Portland State University. Read the rest of this entry →

Opportunities for Women’s History Month

Posted on February 20, 2013

The Campus Feminist Organization is having a meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Bridges 154. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend to learn how to be involved.

There are many exciting opportunities to be involved and to raise awareness and engagement on campus as well as have fun. Join the meeting to learn more.

Campus Feminist Organization meeting

Posted on January 24, 2013

Do you want to make a difference and affect the minds of people around you? Do you see sexism on our campus? Do you want change?

Join us at the first Campus Feminist Organization meeting of the year Thursday, Jan. 31. The meeting is at 5 p.m. in the Women’s Center, Bridges 154. Read the rest of this entry →

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