The University Advocates for Women and Equity seeks nominations for its 2016 awards. The deadline for all nominations is 4:00 pm on Monday February 29, 2016. To nominate a faculty member, staff member, or student, email a letter to Liz Dussol ( stating the nominee’s qualifications for the award. The UAWE Coordinating Council, joined by representatives of the Women’s Studies program and the Luann Dummer Center for Women in the case of the Sapientia Award, will consider nominations and select winners for the awards.  For more information on the awards and the nomination process, please visit the "Awards" section of the site.  Awards will be presented at the UAWE Spring Reception and Awards Ceremony, April 7, 3:30-5:00 pm, McNeely 100, on the St. Paul campus (for more information, visit the event page).

Our Mission:

University Advocates for Women and Equity exists to address issues of the climate for women students, faculty, and staff at the University of St. Thomas. Resources, activities, and programs sponsored by UAWE focus on educating and reaching out to the University as a whole, women and men. UAWE’s mission focuses particularly on support and advocacy for women. UAWE members receive email communication through a designated distribution list, are involved in activities and programs of interest sponsored by the UAWE, and are eligible for nomination to the Coordinating Council.

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