Advisory committee named in CEW director search

March 1, 2016

An advisory committee has been selected in the search for the next director of the Center for the Education of Women. The search process is underway. Lynn Wooten, clinical professor of…


8th Grade Girls Create “Wage Gap” Video Detailing Current and Historical Inequities

February 23, 2016

Aarushi Ganguly (left) and fellow student Moriah Ma are 8th graders from East Middle School in Plymouth, MI. In early December, they reached out to CEW Director, Gloria Thomas, to request…


CEW Releases Nontraditional Student Study

February 16, 2016

For more than 50 years, CEW has been dedicated to encouraging and enhancing the education and careers of adult women through its programs and services, scholarships and advocacy. During this time,…


Gloria Thomas, CEW Director, Awarded Sarah Goddard Power Service Award

February 5, 2016

Join us in congratulating our own CEW Director, Gloria Thomas, for being this year’s recipient of the 2016 Sarah Goddard Power Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to a University…


2016-17 CEW Scholarship Application Now Available Online

January 18, 2016

Are you a nontraditional student at University of Michigan? Are you in need of financial support? Apply for a CEW Scholarship! Scholarships are awarded to graduate, professional, and undergraduate students whose education has been…


George Shirley to be honored at the 2016 Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony

January 7, 2016

The Women of Color in the Academy Project is proud to announce that the 5th Annual Shirley Verrett Award will be presented to George Shirley on February 4 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at…


Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity and Faculty Gatekeeping

January 4, 2016

CEW invites you to join us for an upcoming book talk by Assistant Professor Julie Posselt, faculty member in the U-M School of Education, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education….


Online Registration Open for WCTF 34th Annual Career Conference on March 4, 2016 (Deadline: Friday, Feb 26th)

December 23, 2015

The Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) will host its 34th annual career conference on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 8am-4pm. Attendees may select from 24 workshop sessions designed to support their professional and personal development….


CEW accepting nominations for the 2016 Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change

December 17, 2015

CEW is accepting nominations for the Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change (CHA). This award was created in recognition of the accomplishments and institutional change realized through the…


Irma M. Wyman

November 18, 2015

CEW is sad to share the news that Irma Wyman, (BSEM ENG ’49), computer-industry pioneer, champion of women in STEM fields, and great friend of CEW and U-M, died this week…


Debotri Dhar, CEW’s Jean Campbell Visiting Scholar, Explores (Re) Writing Women and the Politics of Religion in India

October 28, 2015

Debotri Dhar, the 2015-16 CEW Jean Campbell Visiting Scholar, will be speaking at the Institute for the Humanities on November 17th at 12:30 pm. Debotri’s research interests lie in feminist theory; gender in…


Congratulations to the 2015-2016 CEW Scholars

October 8, 2015

CEW has granted over $350,000 in scholarships and fellowships to 53 nontraditional students at a luncheon ceremony on October 4th, as part of its annual Scholarship Program. Congratulations to our Scholars!…

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