Jan VanRiper, JD, PhD
2017 Ridge Symposium a Success!
(Photo: Anthropology MA student Sophia Bay presenting at the Ridge Symposium.)
On December 5, the Institute of Health and Humanities held the 2017 Ridge Symposium at the Learning Center at Providence St. Patrick Hospital. Ridge scholar Sophia Bay, University of Montana [UM] MA student in Anthropology, presented her fascinating work, Moving Toward a Holistic Menstrual Hygiene Management: An Anthropological Analysis of Menstruation in Western and Non-Western Societies. Sophia was mentored by Professor Kimber Haddix McKay.
In addition, IHH Board members and UM professors Elizabeth Hubble and Ashby Kinch presented their research on, respectively, Integrating Violence Prevention in the Humanities Classroom and Medieval Arts of Dying. Hubble, PhD, is the Director of Montana Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and IHH Board Co-Chair. Kinch, PhD, is the Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of English, and Director of the University of Montana Press.