U-M CEW+
GETTING STARTED

Through a variety of initiatives, groups, and lecture series, we lift up and make space for diverse voices.

CEW+ Annual Advocacy Symposium

CEW+ annually brings together staff, faculty, students, and community members to create change through introspection, dialogue, and action at our advocacy symposium. The goal is to give participants practical tools to better advocate for themselves and others.

Student Caregivers

Resources for U-M students with caregiver responsibilities.

Supporting the Academic Excellence of Student Caregivers

Student caregivers are some of the most focused and resourceful students on campus, as demonstrated by their ability to balance school, work, and parental responsibilities. Did you know that 26% of all college students nationwide are raising children?

CEW+ Scholar Community

The CEW+ Scholar Community consists of current and past CEW+ scholarship recipients, and exists to support, inspire, & unleash the collective power of participating Scholars and Fellows to make a positive impact in their lives, in their communities, and in the world.

Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Program

This program was created to bring social activists who work on gender equity issues to CEW+. Each visit is intended to give the selected activist time for reflection, research, and/or planning related to their area of activism.

Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award

In honor of former director Carol Hollenshead’s twenty-year tenure at the Center for the Education of Women, CEW+ created the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change.

Mullin Welch Endowed Lecture

The CEW+ Mullin Welch Series was established in 1989 by Frances Daseler and Marjorie Jackson in memory of their sister Elizabeth Charlotte Mullin Welch. This fund brings to campus outstanding women who exemplify Elizabeth’s characteristics.

Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture

The Weerasinghe Lecture is named for Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe, who worked throughout her life to promote international understanding and communication.

Council for Nontraditional Students

COUNTS is a university-wide council comprised of faculty, staff, and students focused on supporting the success of underserved students through resource sharing, collaboration, and tracking emerging needs.

CEW+ Research

CEW+’s publications include research reports policy and advocacy papers, and resources for department chairs. The work of CEW+ researchers is supplemented by the research publications of our Visiting Scholars. All publications listed are downloadable.

Academic Coaching Pilot Program

The Academic Coaching Program offers one-on-one academic coaching and peer-led community activities.

American Association of University Women

AAUW student organizations are demanding equity for women and girls on college and university campuses around the world.