Dr. Liz Ahl

When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
– Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

Past Winners

2014: Jess Steever

ENDA 2013: Ending Transgender Workplace Discrimination


2013: Brittany Harty

The Importance of Being a Lady : Breaking Down Femininity as A Gender Norm


2011: Becky Cressy

“Some Demon’s Mistress, or the Demon’s Self”

The Vilification of Women in the Poetry of the British Romantic Period


2009: Carrie E. Waldron

Triolets, Rechargeability and the Feminist Movement:

Multiple Connotations in Kathleene West’s “Current Event”

2008: Hilary Austin

June 29th, 2008 by Bridget

More Than Just Fat: Jenny Saville and Body Image

2007: Caitlin Stevens

June 29th, 2007 by Bridget

The Importance of Being Crafty: The Benefits of Crafting to Women and Feminism In the Past, Present, and Future

2006: Naomi Judd

June 29th, 2006 by Bridget

American Mountain Women: On a Footpath All Their Own

2005: Nora Toomey

June 29th, 2005 by Bridget

I Am A Woman, Read My Blog

2004: Dawn A. Smith

June 29th, 2004 by Bridget

Feminist Backlash, Motion Pictures, and Post-Feminist Theory

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Arts: Digital Repository Puts PSU’s History and Culture at Your Fingertips

Where can you get a close look at a photo of Babe Ruth standing in front of the Draper and Maynard Building, peruse a 1905 copy of Plymouth Normal School’s literary magazine The Prospect, and examine an aerial view of Plymouth State’s campus in 1960? Thanks to PSU’s digital repository, these historical treasures—along with 15,000 […]

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PSU Collaboration Leads to Emmy

When Trish Lindberg was a 17-year-old musician, artist, and actor, her mother—a teacher herself—told her she would make a great teacher. Lindberg looked her mother right in the eye and said, “I will never be a teacher!” Mother Knows Best Decades later, Lindberg, now a Carnegie Foundation NH Professor of the Year, a recipient of […]

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]