Women's and Gender Studies Spotlight

Sociology, and Women’s and Gender Studies Majors
When Caitlin Turner ‘23 realized the research opportunities offered at UNH, she made the connection between a UNH degree and her future. “The undergraduate research prospects are phenomenal. And UNH has fantastic alumni and networking opportunities,” Turner says. “I recognized that a degree from…
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Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Spanish Majors
Three majors: Political science. Women’s and gender studies. Spanish. And a minor in international affairs. Aliya Sarris ‘23 is as passionate about one as she is the others. Of her political science studies Sarris says, “I’ve been able to not only explore a variety of issues, but also develop the…
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Communication and Women's and Gender Studies Majors
With a dual major in communication and women’s and gender studies, Elza Brechbuhl is excited by the possibilities her courses offer inside and outside the classroom. Her discussion-based classes address complex issues and enable “honest, very personal” conversations with her peers. “I love my…
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Women's and Gender Studies Major
Whether it’s participating in a campus-wide discussion on equity, justice and freedom or working at the Beauregard Center, Taryn Duncan draws energy from connection. It has, however, required her to step out of her comfort zone. “I’m shy, but I still enjoy meeting new people,” she says. The…
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English and Women's Studies Majors | Co-Founder & CEO, Koya Leadership Partners
Work-life integration skills gained at UNH strengthen the capacity of Katie Bouton '96 to create a positive impact through Koya Leadership Partners. Watch video.
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Communication Major
When Emily Bourne came to UNH from Cornish, N.H., she knew she wanted her future career path to fall “somewhere along the lines of music management.” While she chose a very specific future career, she discovered there was no academic major called “music management.” Not a problem. “When I started…
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Women's Studies Major
Of Emma Chinman’s many accomplishments, she is most proud of her role as the Associate Chaplain of Durham’s Waysmeet Center. Not only is she serving in this role as an undergraduate student, but it also fulfills her passion and commitment to community service, inclusion and equity. After hearing…
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Women's Studies Major | VP of Community Engagement for a nonpartisan nonprofit organization
Since graduating from The University of New Hampshire in 2011, I have completed a year of AmeriCorps Service (an experience I highly recommenced to any graduating student!), aligned myself with nonprofit organizations that share my values in various volunteer, part time or internship roles -- MA…
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Communication Sciences and Disorders and Women's Studies | BEDA Program in Spain
Read more about Lacey's success using her degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Women's Studies on UNH Tales
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Anthropology and Women's Studies Major | Public Affairs Organizer, Planned Parenthood
Upon graduation from the University of New Hampshire in May 2013 I've jumped right into social justice work.  I have been devoted to the issue of reproductive justice since beginning my time at UNH and I find it very rewarding to find myself in a career path that puts the same emphasis on a topic…
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