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…

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