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Augusta National OKs First Female Members

August 20, 2012

Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters tournament, admitted the first female members in its 80-year history Monday: former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore.

"This is a joyous occasion," Augusta National chairman Billy Payne told the Associated Press. "These accomplished women share our passion for the game of golf and both are well known and respected by our membership. It will be a proud moment when we present Condoleezza and Darla their green jackets when the club opens this fall.…

Hesburgh Library Display - Fall 2012

August 16, 2012 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Be sure to stop by and view the Gender Studies Hesburgh Library display this Fall and "Learn what she said."

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Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature

August 03, 2012 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature by Agustín Fuentes

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Kroc Institute publishes updated research on women in Afghanistan

August 03, 2012 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Three Afghan women meet to discuss plans for social services

After more than a decade of war, U.S. troops will begin returning home from Afghanistan. What will this mean for Afghan women? Will their modest but important gains be lost?

A newly updated edition of the report “Afghan Women Speak: Enhancing Security and Human Rights in Afghanistan,” just published by the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, reflects the complex situation of women and girls in Afghanistan.