Thank You for a Wonderful 50th Anniversary Year!

December 19, 2014

Throughout 2014, we celebrated 50 years of CEW’s work at the University of Michigan. We hope you joined us for at least one of our 50th anniversary events offering a mix of…


CEW Scholarship Applications for 2015-16 Now Available

December 10, 2014

CEW awards approximately 43 scholarships each year to U-M graduate, professional, undergraduate, and certificate-seeking students. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant must be attending U-M (Ann Arbor,…


CEW Celebrates 50 Years of Service

November 20, 2014

Over five decades the Center has changed in size, emphasis, and programming. Yet it remains consistent in its commitment to encouraging and enabling women to access education, to seek adequate and…


“Peace is Always a Good Idea”– Alice Walker Delivers Lecture to Capacity Crowd

November 6, 2014

Alice Walker delivered the 2014 Zora Neale Hurston lecture to a capacity crowd at Hill Auditorium Wednesday night, November 5, 2014. Her overall message was one of friendship and peace; between…


“Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth” Screening and Discussion November 3rd at Haven Hall

October 27, 2014

A sneak peek of the feature documentary film “Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth” presented by the Department of Afroamerican & African Studies, and the Center for the Education of Women will be shown at 5:00…


Thanks to all who joined us for CEW’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

October 23, 2014

Thanks to all who joined us for the Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! It was a wonderful evening and we are grateful for all of your support and engagement. Much accomplished. Much…


Equal Means Equal: A Special Safehouse Film Screening Event at the Michigan Theatre

October 9, 2014

Please join SafeHouse Center on October 22 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Michigan Theater for a special sneak preview of portions of the new documentary film, Equal Means Equal. This event includes a…


Alice Walker, Novelist and Human Rights Activist, to deliver the U-M Zora Neale Hurston Lecture November 5, 2014

October 6, 2014

The U-M Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and the U-M Center for the Education of Women (CEW) are pleased to announce that internationally celebrated author and activist Alice Walker…


CEW 50th Anniversary Dinner and Dancing Celebration

September 24, 2014

Start the evening with a Strolling Dinner at 6:30 pm, followed by a short Birthday Program at 8:00 pm. We will continue the celebration with Dessert and Dancing to the music…


Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-President, National Women’s Law Center to Speak September 23 at Rackham Amphitheatre

September 5, 2014

Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington D.C, is the 2014 Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist. Campbell will be in residence at CEW for the month…


From the Director

August 26, 2014

One of the things we discovered as we reviewed materials for the writing of CEW’s history this past year, was that some of the issues that were top priorities for CEW…


Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley Kicks Off Women Build Blitz Week

August 19, 2014

Women Build is back! Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley is proud to kick-off Women Build Blitz Week starting September 22nd. Women of all ages are invited to join together for a special…


CEW Hosts Reception for Botswana Ambassador Tebelelo Mazile Seretse June 18th from 2-4:00 pm, Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)

June 2, 2014

CEW is honored to welcome Ambassador Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, the first female Ambassador of Botswana to the United States to the Ann Arbor campus. The Honorable Tebelelo Seretse is the first…


WuDunn Keynote Highlights International Women and Poverty Issues at recent CEW Women and Economic Security Conference

May 15, 2014

  Sheryl WuDunn of the Half the Sky Movement, delivers the Women and Economic Security Keynote, May 14th   Panel Day One: Policy: Framing Oportunities and Outcomes   Dean Weiss introduces…


Career Development Passport Pilot wins 2014 CUPA-HR Midwest Regional Successful Practices Award

May 7, 2014

The Career Development Passport Pilot, a 12-month staff development initiative co-sponsored by the Women of Color Task Force, the Center for the Education of Women, the VOICES of the Staff Career…


Two Receive Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change

April 16, 2014

The 2014 winners of the Carol Hollenshead Award are Kathleen Donohoe, Associate Director of Human Resources for Policy, and Dorceta Taylor, Professor of Environmental Sociology at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment…


“Everywoman” Rackham Exhibition in Honor of CEW’s 50th Anniversary

April 8, 2014

CEW is honored that the Rackham Graduate School is celebrating CEW’s 50th Anniversary with the exhibit “Everywoman’” an invitational art exhibit curated by the River Gallery, Chelsea.  The exhibit will be…


Girl Rising Film Screening, April 5

March 28, 2014

The Asian Indian Women’s Association of Michigan will present a screening of the film, Girl Rising, on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Star AMC Theatre in Southfeild, MI at 10:00 am. What…


Dr. Mae Jemison Keynote Address at the 2014 Women of Color Task Force Conference

March 26, 2014

If you missed the Mae Jemison lecture from the 2014 Women of Color Task Force conference, you may view it on our website at  leadership/wctf. Dr. Jemison was the first woman…


Dr. Penny Pasque: Equity Issues for Women in Higher Education, March 24

March 10, 2014

Please join us March 24, 2014 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm at the U-M School of Education, Tribute Room 1322, 610 E. University Avenue, for the program: “Equity Issues for Women in…


Women and Economic Security Conference, May 14-16, 2014

February 24, 2014

This 3-day interdisciplinary, multi-sector conference will focus on identifying and combating barriers that women living in poverty face as they seek economic security and mobility. National researchers and practitioners will join U-M…


President Mary Sue Coleman to introduce Dr. Mae Jemison at the WCTF career conference on March 7, 2014

January 13, 2014

The Women of Color Task Force will host its 32nd annual career conference on March 7, 2014. Attendees may select from over 30 workshop sessions designed to support their professional and…


Join us for the Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony 2014

January 9, 2014

The Women of Color in the Academy Project is proud to announce that this year’s Shirley Verrett Award will be presented to Charles (OyamO) Gordon, Professor of English Language and Literature,…