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Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards

The Provost’s Office, Alumni Relations, and the Women’s Center annually sponsor the Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony, which recognizes women undergraduate and graduate students who have excelled academically within each school/college and demonstrated high achievement in research and service to the University community.  The program also celebrates the recipients of the 100 Years […]

Scholarship for Women Student Leaders Conference

  The Women’s Center is now taking applications for the Dr. Carol R. Virostek NCCWSL Scholarship, which covers the registration fee for one Women’s Center student to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). For more information about the conference, visit https://www.nccwsl.org/. The scholarship recipient must be a first year, sophomore, or junior […]

New Hub for Women in STEM

The UConn Persistence of Women in STEM Committee is pleased to announce the launch of UConn’s first ever Women in STEM hub, UCSTEMinist, geared specifically towards the unique needs of women pursuing STEM degrees and careers. Majoring in STEM can be both challenging and rewarding. As a woman pursuing a STEM degree, it may feel […]

New University Lactation Policy

The University recently adopted a Lactation Policy made effective on 12/20/2016. This new policy reinforces the University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for employees and students who are breastfeeding. The policy enables employees and students to express milk in a private place, have reasonable break time and a location within five minutes of their […]

Women’s Circle

Women’s Circle is a supportive, facilitated group for women identified students to share, explore, build skills, and encourage one another to live authentically in all aspects of their lives. This semester’s Circle will focus on self-discovery and empowerment through meaningful, gender-relevant discussions and capacity building activities that focus on self-exploration, examining societal messages about identity […]