Awards


Open Awards: Due Dates and Requirements

2015 SHERI NERO AWARD
Best Project Addressing Women and Gender Issues

Dr. Nero’s record of teaching excellence at UW-Stout,
particularly in the area of women and gender studies,
inspired this award upon her retirement.
 

Students in all majors are encouraged to participate.

CASH PRIZE: $200.00 awarded and poster presentation at UW-Stout Student Research Day

Due Date:  To be determined Spring 2015
Award Criteria: Creative and critical analysis of women and/or gender
Applicants: Open to undergraduate and graduate students

Examples Include: Scholarly research papers, interviews, art works, design projects (graphic/film/multimedia), journalistic essays, analytical or statistical studies, fashion projects

Submit Entries to one of the following:
Glenda Jones, 117 Callahan
Women and Gender Studies Office, 106 Callahan, or wgs@uwstout.edu 
 

2014 Sheri Nero Award

Stephanie Hintz, a UW-Stout junior majoring in B.S. in Applied Social Science with a concentration in Social Work, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Sheri Nero Award.  Stephanie accepted this award at the UW-Stout Research Day Recognition Event on April 29, 2014.  We congratulate Stephanie for her work,"Sexual Health and Education: A Mixed Media Study on Sexual Health of Freshman Female Living in Residence Halls at UW-Stout."

2013 Sheri Nero Award

Alyssa Quilling, a UW-Stout senior majoring in B.S. in Applied Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Sheri Nero Award.  Alyssa accepted this award at the UW-Stout Research Day award ceremony on April 30, 2013.  We congratulate Alyssa for her work, "A Silent Killer:  Maternal Health in a Globalized World."

2012 Sheri Nero Award

Petra Mohr, a graduate student in UW-Stout's M.S. Technical and Professional Communication program, has been chosen to receive the 2012 Sheri Nero Award.  Petra accepted this award at the UW-Stout Research Day award ceremony on April 24, 2012.  We congratulate Petra for her work, "Feminist Practices in Editing: A Case Study of the Feminist Teacher Collective."


2014 Outstanding Woman of Color Award

Vickie Sanchez, student services coordinator, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Outstanding Woman of Color award.  Vickie will accept this award at the UW-System Women's Studies conference in October 2014.  We congratulate Vickie for her work as the Coordinator of Stoutward Bound, a living and learning community that serves first year Asian, African American, American Indian and Latino students. Vickie also is the PreCollege Coordinator and develops career focused summer residential programs to serve high school age students from low income environments. 

2013 Outstanding Woman of Color Award

Dr. Maleka (Polly) Hashmi, UW-Stout assistant professor of biology, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Outstanding Woman of Color award.  Polly will accept this award at the UW-System Women's Studies conference in October 2013.  We congratulate Polly for her thoughtful and consistent efforts implementing diversity and advocacy-focused initiatives for women at UW-Stout and the community.


 Past Awards

UW-Stout Women of Color Honorees
Every year, University of Wisconsin System recognizes sixteen women from around the state for their extensive contributions to their campus and communities. This page features UW-Stout's honorees.