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NEW! Work/Life Balance Seminar Video Now Online
On April 25, 2013, our Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program welcomed Susan R. Johnson, M.D., M.S., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Iowa, for a discussion of work-life balance, organizing time, keeping lists and calendars, and planning for the day and week. The video of her presentation is available for viewing at: http://www.tinyurl.com/women-uic.
NEW! Call For Proposals
12th Annual Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award! The Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award encourages original and significant research about sex, gender and/or women by UIC doctoral students. The award is open to UIC doctoral students in any field who have completed the requirements for candidacy and have an approved dissertation proposal by the application deadline. Award(s) will range from $500-$1,000. The application deadline is June 1, 2013. Click for more details.
NEW! Veronica Arreola Honored by New Leaders Council!
Congratulations to Veronica Arreola, CRWG assistant director and WISE director, a 2013 “40 Under 40 Leadership Award” honoree! Each year, New Leaders Council presents the 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards as a way to honor the work of young, professional leaders who have exemplified our organization’s ideal of political entrepreneurship. The awards recognize achievements in political leadership, media leadership, advocacy, and entrepreneurship. http://newleaderscouncil.org/40-under-40/
NEW! CRWG Director Stacie Geller Named a UIC Researcher of the Year!
Each year, UIC honors outstanding researchers, innovators and inventors in the basic sciences, clinical sciences, the humanities and natural sciences/engineering. Dr. Stacie Geller was named this year’s Distinguished Researcher in Clinical Sciences for her research to reduce global maternal mortality and morbidity. http://news.uic.edu/stacie-geller-distinguished-researcher-clinical-sciences.
2012 Dan Dissertation Research Award Winners Announced!
The Center for Research on Women and Gender is pleased to announce the three 2012 Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award winners.
- Kelly Underman (Sociology) for her research entitled, “Gynecological Educator Programs in Chicago: Development and Current Practices,”
- Laura Nussbaum-Barberena (Anthropology) for her research entitled, “Engaging the Everyday Politics of Dispossession in South-South Migration: Transnational Organizing Among Nicaraguan Women Migrants and Sending Households,” and
- Rachel Venema (Social Work) for her research entitled, “Police Officer Decision Making in Reported Sexual Assault Cases."
In addition to these awardees, an honorable mention was given to Vanessa Grauzas (Neuroscience) for her research titled, “Effects of Drug Use on Cognition in Women with HIV.”
The annual Dan Dissertation Award encourages original and significant research about gender and/or women by UIC doctoral students. Recipients are awarded monetary support to assist with their research. Support the Dan Dissertation Award.
Fall 2012 Building Research Connections 20th Anniversary Edition Newsletter is Available!
The new Building Research Connections (BRC) newsletter is now available. Read it here!
CRWG WISE Program Receives Presidential Award
The CRWG's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program received the 2011 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award, announced by President Obama January 21, 2011 honors WISE's mentoring initiatives and includes a $10,000 grant for continued mentoring work. The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recognize the crucial role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of students studying science or engineering - particularly those who belong to groups that are underrepresented in those fields.
CRWG Director Honored for Work in Ghana
In a ceremony held on January 24, CRWG Director Stacie Geller was installed as Development Queen Mother of the Manso Nkwanta Traditional Area in Ghana by the Queen Mother and King of Manso Nkwanta. She is now known in the area as Nana Akosua Kannin I. The King asked Stacie to contribute to the area by helping to improve education and decrease teenage pregnancy. Congratulations, Stacie!
- Center of Excellence in Women's Health
- Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
- Women in Science and Engineering System Transformation STEM Faculty (WISEST)
- Research Information Network for Women and Gender in Illinois
- Alice J. Dan Dissertation Award
- Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH)