CEW Riecker Research Grants Support U-M Students and Faculty

December 21, 2016

The Riecker Undergraduate Research Grant, established in 1994 by the late Ranny Riecker, awards funding to U-M faculty members engaged in gender-related research, making it possible for them to include undergraduate…


Anita Gonzalez to be honored at the 6th Annual Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony

December 20, 2016

The Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) will bestow its 6th Annual Shirley Verrett Award to Anita Gonzalez, PhD on February 8th, 2017 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Stamps Auditorium on U-M’s North Campus. A reception…


2017-18 CEW Scholarship Application Deadline is February 15

December 20, 2016

Are you a University of Michigan student who is a primary caregiver*? Are you a University of Michigan student who has had a gap in your education? Apply now for a CEW…


Thank You for Supporting CEW On Giving Blueday!

November 30, 2016

You liked, shared, and gave on Giving Blueday to empower women and nontraditional students. Yesterday, 78 donors gave $11,467 to support equity on campus and in the community.   Thanks to your efforts,…


Message from President Schlissel

November 9, 2016

Message from U-M President Schlissel:   It will take quite some time to completely absorb the results from yesterday’s election, understand the full implications, and discern the long-term impact on our…


Thanks to all who joined us for the Little Stones Test Screening!

October 11, 2016

Thank you to all those who attended our Little Stones Test Screening film night! It was a great evening and we were so happy to share it with all of you.


CEW+ and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

September 26, 2016

Since 1964, CEW+ has worked to remove obstacles that impact women and other marginalized groups at U-M. CEW+ has also served as a bridge for returning students and community college transfers…


Congratulations to the 2016-2017 CEW Scholars & Fellows

September 23, 2016

CEW is delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s CEW Scholarships and Fellowships! The 2016-17 cohort includes fifty-three inspiring students across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses. Each award recipient was selected…


Finding Your Voice Through CEW Counseling Services

August 24, 2016

Transitioning into the workforce or academia can present numerous unforeseen obstacles at any professional level, especially for those with nontraditional backgrounds. You may have children and want to return to school,…


TONIGHT: CEW Presents Test Screening of Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Sophia Kruz Documentary, “Little Stones”

August 8, 2016

CEW is pleased to present a test-screening of the documentary Little Stones by CEW Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Sophia Kruz on Wednesday, October 5 at 6:30pm at the Michigan Theater, 603 E Liberty,…


CEW Welcomes New Director

June 29, 2016

CEW’s current director, Gloria Thomas, has accepted a new position and will head to The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to lead the Carolina Women’s Center. Dr. Thomas has led…


CEW+ Guide Helps Colleges Better Serve Students with Children

June 10, 2016

Did you know that 26% of all college students nationwide are raising children? U-M’s own survey data found a comparable percentage of student parents, mostly among our graduate and professional student…


Sophia Kruz, CEW Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist, Discusses Upcoming Documentary “Little Stones”

June 8, 2016

CEW employee Juliana Roth recently interviewed CEW Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Sophia Kruz for the Ann Arbor District Library Pulp arts blog to discuss her upcoming documentary Little Stones (click here to read the interview). Little…


CEW Congratulates Brittney Williams, a U-M Student of the Year

April 15, 2016

CEW congratulates Brittney Williams, who was recently named a U-M Student of the Year by the Michigan Daily, on this honor and also on her graduation this month from U-M. Brittney…


Have a Pay Inequity Story to Tell?

March 29, 2016

CEW is helping the American Association of University Women collect stories about the gender pay gap. These stories will be shared with Michigan legislators to help put a human face on…


2016 Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change to be awarded March 29, 2016

March 24, 2016

CEW will award the 2016 Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change on March 29, 2016 at this year’s annual CEW Mullin Welch Lecture. This award was created in recognition…


Jean Campbell, CEW Founder, 1918-2016

March 20, 2016

CEW mourns founder Jean Campbell who died Saturday, March 19th, 2016. She was 98 years old. As one of the founding creators of the Center for the Education of Women in…


2016 CEW Mullin Welch Lecture Series Presents: Florine Mark, founder of Weight Watchers Group, Inc.

March 7, 2016

2016 CEW Mullin Welch Lecture Series Presents “Personal Lessons in Entrepreneurship: Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs” featuring Florine Mark, President & CEO of Weight Watchers Group, Inc. CEW is pleased to welcome Florine Mark, founder…


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….