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Distance of more than 50 miles to abortion facilities can be insurmountable barrier to access

May 13, 2022

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling that will overturn Roe v. Wade, the Court’s 1973 landmark decision which ruled that the Constitution protects a pregnant individual’s liberty to choose to have an abortion. The decision will create a patchwork of abortion laws in the US, with…


Recent publications related to abortion

May 5, 2022

The May 2 publication of the leaked draft of the Supreme Court majority decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization indicates that the Supreme Court plans to explicitly overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. While the draft opinion is not yet final 26 states are likely or certain to ban abortion…


Kate Brandt receives Boka W. Hadzija Award

May 2, 2022

Trainee Kate Brandt, a doctoral student in geography, is the 2022 recipient of the Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student. Brandt’s many nominations noted her persistent advocacy on behalf of graduate and professional students. As a vice president with Graduate and Professional Student Government, she has served…