Open Awards: Due Dates and Requirements

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: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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 

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."

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.