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In the News

"U Women's Center unveils new study lounge" Murphy News Service
Article about Women's Center Study/Lounge grand opening. Published September 21, 2015.

"U moms could get more resources," Minnesota Daily
Article about lactation rooms on campus; Women's Center Director Peg Lonnquist is quoted. Published October 8, 2013.

"Wild is the Wind," Radio K
Segment (starting at 9:30) covering "The Female Orgasm: A Program About Sexual Health and Women's Empowerment," sponsored by the Women's Center. Published April 14, 2013.

"Nat'l Pay Day recognizes disparities," Minnesota Daily
Feature article about Equal Pay Day; Women's Center Director Peg Lonnquist is quoted. Published April 10, 2013.

"Working to walk streets without fear," Minnesota Daily
Article about street harassment that also highlights Women's Center event about the same topic. Published April 10, 2013.

"National training program to "Elect Her" comes to campus," Office for Equity & Diversity
Profile of the first Elect Her-Campus Women Win training hosted by the Women's Center. Published February 2013.

"Honoring a fellow feminist," Minnesota Daily
Write-up of the memorial gathering for Anne Thorsen Truax, former Director of the Women's Center from 1971-1991. Published January 30, 2013.

"Obituary: Life of Anne Truax paralleled women's movement," StarTribune
Obituary profile of Anne Thorsen Truax, former Director of the Women's Center from 1971-1991. Published January 28, 2013.

"Caffeinated inspiration and cool movements according to Winona LaDuke," Twin Cities Daily Planet
Write-up of Women's History Month 2012 lecture on environmental justice by author and activist Winona LaDuke. Published April 2, 2012.

"Grad student fights against sexual assault," Minnesota Daily
Women's Center Special Grant awardee starts a focus group for survivors of sexual assault. Published November 30, 2011.

"Campus workshop to focus on women and race," Minnesota Daily
A preview of a 2-part Women's Center workshop focusing on issues stemming from gender and race. Published February 14, 2011.

"50 ways to leave your lover," Minnesota Daily
The U Theatre's new production of "Big Love" (co-sponsored by the Women's Center) sheds light on the intricacies of love, marriage and gender roles in the modern world. Published October 8, 2009.

"Purls of Wisdom," Minnesota Magazine
Profile of the Women's Center's Bufandas By Yolanda intergenerational knitting group. Published Fall 2009.

"The cruel truths about women and money involve core beliefs," Minnpost
Article on a lecture by Twin Cities financial adviser and author Ruth Hayden, sponsored by the Women's Center. Published May 19, 2009.

"Power from the sun," UMN News
Article profiling the Spring 2009 Ada Comstock Distinguished Woman Scholar, Jane Davidson from the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Published March 19, 2009.

"Women's Center programming aims to engage," Minnesota Daily
Feature article on the Women's Center's "Discover Exceptional Women" week in Fall 2008. Published September 23, 2008.

"Back in the homeland," Bitch Magazine
Blog entry chronicling a visit to the Twin Cities campus; the Women's Center is highlighted. Published May 12, 2008.

"Nikki Giovanni speaks about truth, love and hip-hop," Twin Cities Daily Planet
Article about Nikki Giovanni's lecture, sponsored by the Women's Center. Published March 2, 2007.

"Masked superheroes save the female nude," Minnesota Daily
Article about the Guerrilla Girls performance, sponsored by the Women's Center. Published March 23, 2006.