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IBS Fall GRFP Workshop

The prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes three CU Boulder students that took part in the IBS NSF GRFP Fall Workshop! Katie Donlan (Anthropology) was awarded the Fellowship. Helen Wilson (Geography) and Lyanna Kessler (Life Sciences) received honorable mentions. Congratulations to eveyone involved! This IBS fall workshop provides a general overview

Jane Menken

Jane Menken, a pioneer in her field

Jane Menken, distinguished professor at CU Boulder and former IBS Director, is considered a pioneer in her field—one of the first to prioritize women and their desires about childbearing as a central focus of research. Learn more about Jane and the decades-long CU Boulder-led study on how access to family planning shapes lives for generations,

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