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Celebrating University Women Awards Program

Date: 09/27/2013

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Memorial Hall McNamara Alumni Center

Cost: Free


Join us to honor and be inspired by the recipients of Women’s Center awards, grants and scholarships. Please RSVP online at z.umn.edu/2013celebrate.

Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award

Baza Haile-Selassie, Bachelor of Science in Business Candidate, Marketing and International Business

Merone Melekin, Bachelor of Arts Candidate, Political Science

Mullen/Spector/Truax Women's Leadership Award

Catherine Squires, Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award

Paige Novak, Professor, Civil Engineering

Institutional Change Grant Recipients

First-Generation College Students Photo Voice Narrative Project (Dr. Rashne Jehangir)

Fostering Growth of Women in the Sciences (Chemistry Chapter of Women in Science & Engineering)

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Advocacy and Education at the University of Minnesota (Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education)

The Status of Women Employees on Campus: Positions, Pay, and Path (Sherlonda Clarke, Patricia Jones Whyte, Melissa Kwon & Emily Saunoi-Sandgren)

Women in Physics and Astronomy Operations and Activities (Women in Physics and Astronomy)


Carol E. Macpherson Scholarship 2013-2014 Recipients

Sarah Armstrong-Serbus, Stephanie Behm, Lalinne Bell, Mee Cheng, Carolyn Crust, Windy Deng, Amber Doschadis, Natalia Espana, Toni-Ann Flower, Angelica Getahun, Puspa Ghimire, Andrea Grace, Sarah Guy-Levar, Angela Heitman, Claire Hysell, Sanaz Jabbari, Carrie Anne Johnson, Elisabeth Kwe, Julie Moen, Abby Ptacek, Idalia Robles De León, Kari Sindberg, Nicole Smerillo, Jennifer Soltys, Nicole Terry, Jayme VanRisseghem, Jenny Wong

Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship 2013-2014 Recipients

Veronica Deenanath, Angelita Incer, Fanny Jimbo-Llapa, Tabitha Morris, Sheng Thao, Mai Pa Tao Vang, Phoua Xiong, Shawna Zielinski


  • Name: Women's Center
  • E-mail: women@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-9837
  • Sponsored by: Womens Center

Reservation Information:

Please RSVP online at z.umn.edu/2013celebrate.

More information: http://diversity.umn.edu/women

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Women's Center, women@umn.edu, 612-625-9837.

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