Center News

University of Kentucky postdoctoral fellow Emily Bonistall Postel will be recognized by the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center (BRCC) as an Advocate for Change during the organization's Halloween Soiree fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 21.  

National experts on campus sexual misconduct presented talks and participated in discussions on issues related to the topic at "Campus Responses to Sexual Misconduct: Pausing to Consider the Implications" hosted by the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women on September 21st-22nd at the Hyatt Regency

The Center is hosting a screening of "Beauty Bites Beast" on Wednesday at 7:00. The film focuses about self-defense initiatives as a form of empowerment and prevention that has lost focus and attention. 

Bringham Young University's popular radio show, Top of Mind with Julie Rose, invited Dr. Renzetti as a guest to discuss the Center's Therapeutic Horticulture research. 

Registration is now live for "Campus Responses to Sexual Misconduct: Pausing to Consider the Implications", taking place at the Hyatt Regency on September 21st and 22nd. 

This will be a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners to discuss the latest findings from a new CDC funded study on Green Dot, a bystander intervention strategy for sexual violence prevention. 

The national organization promotes and protects sociological research and teaching on significant problems of social life and encourages the application of scientific method and theory to the study of vital social problems.

The study involves helping victims of sexual and domestic abuse alleviate chronic pain using a smartphone application.