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JAMM's Bennett Receives Additional Grant Support

Posted Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:08:00 -0800

Denise Bennett, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Media in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, recently received extra financial support of her project titled "Idaho's LGBTQ Community." The project, a collaboration with the UI Library, aims to collect oral histories and a digital archive from members of the LGBTQ community in every county of the state. Bennett received a $4,000 grant from the Pride Foundation, a $2,000 grant from the Idaho State Historical Society and some private donations, which will be matched by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities grant.

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Society of Professional Journalists Hosts Women in Sports Media Panel

Posted Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:21:00 -0700

The University of Idaho student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will be holding a panel on women in sports media 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Admin 317. Read more

BuzzFeed Culture Writer to Hold Book Reading at UI Oct. 12

Posted Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:00 -0700

Anne Helen Petersen, a senior culture writer for the popular website BuzzFeed, will visit the University of Idaho to read from her new book “Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.” The book analyzes and discusses female celebrities, such as Melissa McCarthy and Nicki Minaj, who have achieved success while challenging stereotypical ideas of femininity. Read more

Air Force Major Who Won 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' Case to Speak at UI

Posted Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0700

She challenged the military’s anti-gay policy – and won. Maj. Margaret Witt had an exemplary career as a combat nurse with the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves until she was discharged in 2007 under the policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The policy prohibited openly gay and lesbian service in the U.S. military. More than 13,000 gay servicemen and women were dishonorably discharged under the policy. Read more

NEH-Funded Project to Look into Idaho’s LGBTQ Population

Posted Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:11:00 -0700

A University of Idaho project chronicling the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Idaho has won support from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). Read more
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