UNI Women’s and Gender Studies program to celebrate 40th anniversary

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017

Anna Blaho, graduate assistant, UNI women’s and gender studies department, 319-273-7102,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) program will commemorate its 40th anniversary with a celebration event from 5 to 8 p.m., March 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) on the UNI campus.

The event will feature emerita faculty member and former director Phyllis Baker as a speaker and a performance by alum Terry Stevens in addition to food, music and photo opportunities. The celebration is also an opportunity for networking with alumni and current students, recognizing the program’s history and raising awareness of the program on campus. 

This event is cosponsored by the CME as part of their First Friday series. For more information, call the women’s and gender studies department at 319-273-7102 or email