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Spring WORLD Conference, Part I

See how Russell Sage students have become “Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing” (WORLD) through presentations of their work. WORLD 201: Women in the World presentations will focus on global topics ranging from human rights to women’s history to social justice.

Date: Monday, May 5th, 2014

Time: 9:00 am

Duration: 6 hours, 30 minutes

Location: Buchman Pavilion & Bush Memorial Center - Troy Campus

Contact: Professor Syb Jennings, (518) 244-2306,

Spring WORLD Conference Part II:

7 – 9 p.m

Upton Center for Women’s Studies, Vanderheyden Hall, Troy Campus

WORLD 420: Women Changing the World presentations will feature the academic service learning projects students completed with community partners in Troy.

WORLD, which stands for Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing, is the general education program at Russell Sage, newly redesigned for academic year 2013-2014. The new WORLD sequence, combined with courses that meet at least three Women of Influence Learning Goals, and coursework in the student’s chosen major, are designed to work together to create a "Woman of Influence" ready to lead, succeed, and continue to learn. For more, visit