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Gender & Women’s Studies



Shenandoah Professor Demonstrates ‘Heartfulness’ At The United Nations

Professor and Director of Gender & Women’s Studies Petra Schweitzer, Ph.D., is a beloved colleague and faculty member at Shenandoah University, well-known for her enthusiasm, passion, and desire to inspire students and make the world a better place. Schweitzer has been practicing heartfulness meditation for about 28 years. Heartfulness meditation is a simple and practical […]

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Woke Week Celebration

Woke Week examines what it means to be woke and stay woke. Each day you can participate in activities and events that challenge or provide awareness on social justice topics affecting the campus community. Monday-Friday, November 5-9 Enter the raffle to win a Woke Week shirt each time you attend an event during the week. […]

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Shenandoah University To Celebrate Women’s History Month

Shenandoah University will mark Women’s History Month in March by hosting its second-ever Women’s History Month Film Series, as well as a staged reading of “Onward Victoria,” a musical about the first woman to run for president of the United States, written by, among others, Shenandoah University board of trustees member and playwright Irene Rosenberg […]

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