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Hard Won. Not Done. kickoff set successful tone for state events

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics hosted the Hard Won. Not Done. 19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration Statewide Kickoff on Feb. 14 in the Memorial Union. The day began with a showing of the Iowa PBS documentary, “Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior For Women” in the Great Hall. The Mary Louise Smith Chair for … Continue reading Hard Won. Not Done. kickoff set successful tone for state events

2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

Seven research projects received funding through the 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics. “The Catt Center received 85 proposals from disciplines as varied as political science, history, theatre, queer studies, women’s studies and communication. Choosing from such a varied and high-quality pool of proposals is both rewarding and challenging,” said … Continue reading 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

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Catt Center announces changes in staffing

Kristine Perkins, public relations/student programs coordinator for the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, worked her last day at the center on March 3. On March 4, she began her new position as a communications specialist III with the agricultural and biosystems engineering and civil, construction and environmental engineering departments in the College … Continue reading Catt Center announces changes in staffing

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Catt Center pilots unique undergraduate research project

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is facilitating a vertically integrated project with undergraduate students to complete long-term, multi-year research projects. Only a handful of vertically integrated projects are being conducted at Iowa State, and this project is the first for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Other departments with VIP … Continue reading Catt Center pilots unique undergraduate research project

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‘Toward a Universal Suffrage’ exhibit available for circulation

A new exhibit documenting the contributions of African American women to the suffrage movement in Iowa is now available for display in museums and public libraries and at other organizations and events statewide. The product of a collaboration between the Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of Women, the Central Iowa Community … Continue reading ‘Toward a Universal Suffrage’ exhibit available for circulation

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Donors contribute to Catt Center’s programs, scholarships and activities

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics thanks the following donors for their friendship, support and contributions to its programs, scholarships and activities. With their support, the center provided scholarships, internships, and leadership development and civic engagement programs to students; expanded the collections of the Archives of Women’s Political Communication; supported academic research … Continue reading Donors contribute to Catt Center’s programs, scholarships and activities

CATEGORIES: March 2020, Voices

Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students and alumni

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, staff, students and alumni: Cameron Beatty, who taught courses for Iowa State’s Leadership Studies Program from 2013 to 2016, will be inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Collegium of Scholars at Morehouse College in … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students and alumni