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Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women

Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women, the university’s annual tribute to the accomplishments of all women at the UI, will be held Wednesday, April 5, from 3–5 p.m. in the IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom. A social begins at 3 p.m., followed by the awards program at 3:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. 

The celebration first began when the university community gathered in 1982 to award the Jane Weiss Memorial Scholarship. This annual event has expanded in scope, recognizing outstanding scholarship, research, service, leadership, and activism among undergraduate, graduate, staff, and faculty women at the University of Iowa. The celebration now also includes the awarding of the Distinguished Achievement Award, the Jean Y. Jew Women’s Rights Award, the Adele Kimm Scholarship, the Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernadez Women's Studies Scholarship, the Kristin K. Lippke Memorial Scholarship, the Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship, and the Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, call 319-335-2430 in advance. ASL interpretation will be provided.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 2nd Floor Ballroom
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

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Advantage Iowa Scholars, Community of Women




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Angelique Johnson

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