Thursday, February 23, 2012

Next Meeting and NWSA Report

If you are interested in attending the next National Women's Studies Association Conference, or just curious to learn more about the GWO, then please stop by our next planning meeting on Monday, February 27. We will meet at 1:00 at the SMU Women's Center. Two of last year's undergraduate conference attendees will be giving a report on their experience at the NWSA conference and there will be information available about possible funding to attend the 2012 conference.

Please join us!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Join us in our fight against Breast Cancer

Join the Graduate Women’s Organization as we Race for the Cure!

We Can Make A Difference

Unfortunately, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and is the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. About 1.3 million women are diagnosed each year. By participating in the 2011 Komen Dallas Race for the Cure, we can make a difference in the lives of many. We would like to ask for your help.

What you can do to help:

1) Join us at our Bake Sale: We’re selling treats outside of Hughes Trigg Student Center - West Bridge, Thursday, October 6, from 10-4. Stop by and pick up some cookies and cupcakes!

2) Donate: You can donate directly to our team via the Susan G. Komen

3) Join us on Race Day: October 15, 2011

Contact team captain Kayla Walker Edin ( for more details

Friday, September 30, 2011

Travel Grant Available for the National Women's Studies Association Conference

We have received funding from the SMU Student Senate to send students to the National Women's Studies Conference which will be held on November 10-13 in Atlanta, Georgia.

We have two slots available for this conference opportunity. If you're interested in going, please contact Ruth Gilgenbach ( or SMU Graduate Women's Organization ( by October 7, 2011. We will fill you in on the details of what this funding will cover.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Entering the Academic Job Market

The SMU Graduate Women's Organization invites you to attend a brown bag panel on

Entering the Academic Job Market

Wednesday, October 5
Hughes-Trigg Portico B-C-D

Panelists include:

Dr. Irina Dumitrescu, Assistant Professor of English, Dedman College
Susan Kress, Director of Education Abroad, SMU International Center
Dr. Pamela Patton, Associate Professor of Art History, Meadows School of the Arts

Please bring lunch and questions! We look forward to seeing you there!

~ the GWO leadership team