News at IRWG

From substance abuse and dating aggression among young people, to digital literacy and global health, IRWG researchers contribute to public understanding and policies related to women, gender and sexuality.

Learn more by reading some of the latest headlines in gender research.



Research News Summary
photo collage of different COS symposia and groups, IRWG/Rackham Community of Scholars Program Community of Scholars Program Alumni Survey Reveals Transformative Impact

The IRWG/Rackham Community of Scholars Program (COS) is a collaboration that was established in 1996 between the Rackham Graduate School and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and remai

IRWG Faculty Seed Grant Recipients fall 2023 IRWG Faculty Seed Grant Awards, Fall 2023

IRWG has awarded four Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, and sexuality from the Fall 2023 cycle. 

SOAR logo: Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research SOAR Applications Open for Fall '24

An opportunity for undergraduate students: SOAR applications for Fall 2024 are open!

photo of a plant seedling growing up through a mound of soil Winter funding opportunities for faculty research

We are thrilled to announce a series of upcoming research funding opportunities for University of Michigan faculty. With application deadlines extended to February 23, 2024, these opportunities hold immense potential for groundbreaking advancements across a variety of disciplines.

“Rogério as Mother,” photo by Nicholas Williams Lane Hall Exhibit explores embodiments of gender and grief

In a new exhibit in Lane Hall, Rogério M. Pinto (School of Social Work) invites audiences to take part in his exploration of myriad embodied gender states based on intersecting childhood traumas and life experiences.

photo of Melynda J. Price Melynda Price receives grant to co-direct Monument Workshop at the University of Kentucky

IRWG director Melynda Price and Professor Zachary Bray of the University of Kentucky's J. David Rosenberg College of Law, have been awarded a $2 million grant by the Mellon Foundation to establish the Monument Workshop at the University of Kentucky.