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Gender & Women’s Studies



Pharmacy Course Addresses Specific Challenges of Transgender Community

A course at Shenandoah University aims to increase pharmacists’ knowledge about gender identity and the unique health care challenges of transgender patients. According to Jonn Bailey, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the university’s Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Virginia, an unmet need led him to introduce a focus on transgender care into […]

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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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