Current Student Resources
Getting Published and Presenting at Conferences
Do you have an excellent research paper that you would like to share with a larger academic audience? Submit your research to one of our campus publications or present your research at an upcoming conference.
Where Do I Start?
- Visit the Undergraduate Research at South Bend website to find information about the IU South Bend Undergraduate Research Conference, Tips for Conference Presentation, and a list of Research Awards and Prizes. Under the section Publishing Your Research you will find a list of campus, regional, and national publications. Under the section Presenting Your Research you will find a list of conference opportunities organized by discipline.
- Seek mentorship with your professor or advisor to guide you in getting your research published or presenting it at a conference.
New Views on Gender
New Views on Gender is an annual all student publication. We are interested in both research and creative work (poetry, short stories, photography, artwork, etc.) that deals with issues of gender and sexuality.
Deadline for submission is always February.
We also are available electronically at: https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/iusbgender/index
Graduates with a Women's & Gender Studies major will be prepared to enter the full range of graduate, professional, and specialist service programs open to liberal arts and sciences graduates. In addition, this major provides a sound background of skills and understanding relevant to work in a variety of fields valuable to the community, such as counseling, health, education, welfare, as well as key areas of business, human resources management, public relations, advertising, mass media, the arts, civil service, and international aid organizations.
What are our WGS grads doing? (Updated Sept 2016)
Angie Healey (2007) – St. Margaret’s House
Alison Moss – Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, UIC; Instructor, IU South Bend for Sociology/Women’s and Gender Studies
Cristy Cummings – MSW IUSB; Ph.D. MSU Social Work
Jordan Warth – YWCA of North Central Indiana: Dual Treatment Counselor, working on Domestic Violence and Substance Use Counseling
Tearanie Fisher (2014) - Started working as a Youth & Family Specialist at a non-profit organization called Crossroad Child & Family Services
Noel Spring – Founder, Bicycle Arts and Tattoo
Kellirae Boann – Founder, the Music Village
Keegan Zoll (2014) – Planned Parenthood patient advocate, Kalamazoo, MI
Jess Steinbarger (2014) –Manager, Planned Parenthood Health Center, Merrillville IN
Katie Carrico-Craft (2014) – Community Partners, through SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect), Assessment Worker Region 3
Dominique Bonilla (2014) - Instructor, Success Academy
Cassandra Castro (2014) – Youth Service Bureau, case manager
Amanda Crockett (2014) – Oaklawn, Skill and Care Facilitator
Courtney Long (2014) – Lighthouse Autism Center, Grad program in Counseling
Myrna Haas (2015) – Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky; community educator, Merrillville Health Center
Jenni Faulkner-Jones (2016) – IUSB Graduate Program in Counseling
Stacie Balentine (2016) – IUSB Graduate Program in Counseling