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Love Your Body Week continues through Jan. 31

Join us for a variety of events centered around Loving Your Body. All events are free. Tuesday, Jan. 28: Beyond Hair Panel 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., Red River Valley Room, Memorial Union (2nd floor) Free Lunch! Wednesday, Jan. 29: Meet, Eat, and Learn Noon to 1 p.m., International Centre Eating Disorders and Body Image Thursday, [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn will be Jan. 29

Meet, Eat, and Learn will be held at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the International Centre. Heather Jackson, a UND Graduate Student, will be speaking about her lifelong struggle with an eating disorder, body image, and self-image. Heather will also speak on her research and published works on eating disorders. Meet, Eat, and Learn is [...]

Women’s Center sponsors Clothesline Project through Oct. 11

The Women’s Center is sponsoring the 18th annual display of the ND Clothesline Project through Oct. 11 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, second floor. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. The ND Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts that demonstrate the effects [...]

“Who Needs Feminism” display up until April 5

Check out the “Who Needs Feminism” display at the Memorial Union in the display cases right by the Marketplace. It features photos from those who participated in the “Who Needs Feminism” campaign and those who submitted photos. If you would like to submit a photo, please contact the Women’s Center at UND.womenscenter@UND.edu or 777.4300. – Patty [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn set for April 3

Meet, Eat, and Learn will be held Wednesday, April 3, at the International Centre from noon to 1 p.m. To date, very little research has been done on the Clothesline Project. The Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts that represent victim’s experiences to bring awareness to interpersonal violence. Natalie Marcussen and Jackie Hoffarth, [...]

Meet, Eat and Learn set for Dec. 5

Please join us for a Meet, Eat and Learn discussion about stress management from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the International Centre. Stephanie Freed from the UND Counseling Center will be discussing what stress is, how we get stressed, and ways to manage stress. What is Meet, Eat and Learn? It’s a [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn will celebrate women in leadership Nov. 7

Please join us for a Meet, Eat, and Learn panel discussion, “Celebrating Women in Leadership,” from noon 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the International Centre. The panelists for the event include Kim Konzak-Jones, faculty physician at Altru Family Medicine; Mickie Nakonechny, owner of True Colors Consignment; and Gretchen Mullendore, assistant professor of Atmospheric Sciences. [...]

Women’s Center will host the Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night Rally

The Women’s Center will host the 18th annual display of the North Dakota Clothesline Project  Oct. 1-4, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The Take Back the Night Rally will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Memorial Union [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Sept. 26

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center welcomes Karyn Hippen for the next Meet, Eat and Learn. Hippen’s presentation is set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at the International Centre. Karyn Hippen is an administrative secretary for the PXW Department at UND. She grew up in North [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Jan. 25

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 25 at the International Centre. During the week of Jan. 23-27, the Women’s Center celebrates “Love Your Body.” The presenter for our Meet,Eat and Learn is Mary-Askim-Lovseth, chair of the Marketing Department. She will speak on how the media [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will discuss “Sexual Violence: The Universal Terrorism” April 6

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will discuss “Sexual Violence: The Universal Terrorism” with speaker Dheeshana Jayasundara from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the International Centre. Jayasundara will speak about the dynamics of sexual violence and share her 11-plus years experiences as an activist, researcher, and counselor. [...]

Women’s Center to host panel discussion on “Running in High Heels” March 8

In honor of International Women’s Day, the Women’s Center will present a panel discussion of women who ran for office at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the Reed Keller Room in the Medical School (Please use south entrance). Join us for an intriguing discussion with dynamic women who ran for office and the challenges they faced during their campaign. [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will discuss eating disorders Jan. 26

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will have Tiffany share her story about Anorexia Nervosa from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the International Centre. Tiffany was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa at the age of 19 after struggling with it for over a year. After losing over 50 pounds, her strength, and [...]

Women’s Center Meet,Eat and Learn will discuss “Asperger’s Syndrome: From a Mother’s Perspective” Nov. 4

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the International Centre (2908 University Ave). Naomi Bender, an UND instructor and doctoral student, will discuss the various issues of raising a daughter with Asperger’s Syndrome relating to school, therapy, outside activities and legal issues. Everyone is [...]

Women’s Center sponsors 16th annual Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night rally

The Women’s Center is sponsoring the 16th annual Clothesline Project Oct. 4-8 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, second floor. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. “Take Back the Night Rally” is at 7 p.m.  Thursday, Oct.7, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Susan Still, a [...]

Women’s Center sponsors 16th annual Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night rally

The Women’s Center is sponsoring the 16th annual Clothesline Project Oct. 4-8 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, second floor. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. “Take Back the Night Rally” is Oct.7, at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Susan Still, a women’s [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Sept. 29

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the International Centre (2908 University Ave). October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Seinquis Slater is a UND student who will be telling her story of surviving a sexual assault that occurred in October 2008. She will explain how [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is April 7

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn program is set for noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at the International Centre. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the topic is “Stalking: What You Should Know, by Dani Lindner, an adjunct instructor at St. Cloud State University teaching classes in victim services, sexual assault, [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is April 7

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the International Centre will host a discussion titled “Stalking What you should Know!” Dani Lindner, adjunct instructor, St. Cloud State University, will present from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday April 7, at the International Centre. A free lunch will be provided and everyone is welcome. Dani Lindner’s primary focus of [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is March 3

In celebration of International Women’s History month, the Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the International Centre (2908 University Ave). Heidi Heitkamp, former N.D. Attorney General, will be discussing “new” feminism, not your mama’s feminism. Everyone is welcome, and lunch will be provided.

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Feb. 10

  In celebration of Black history month, The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 10, at the International Centre (2908 University Ave). Chanae Jones, a Physical Therapy student, will share how her cultural experiences of the past influence her determination for the future. Everyone is [...]