Category: September 2020

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Legacy of Heroines program funds student scholarships since 1996

The Legacy of Heroines program is celebrating its 25th year of awarding scholarships to outstanding students who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service. Since the first scholarships were awarded in 1996, the program has provided scholarships to 261 students, including this year’s group of 26 scholars. Funded by gifts … Continue reading Legacy of Heroines program funds student scholarships since 1996

CATEGORIES: September 2020, Voices

Student interns assist Catt Center with research, programming

Three undergraduate student interns and two graduate assistants are assisting the staff of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics for the 2020-21 academic year. Every year, undergraduate student interns play an essential role in the Catt Center’s work. They research speeches and political ads for the Archives of Women’s Political Communication, collect … Continue reading Student interns assist Catt Center with research, programming

CATEGORIES: September 2020, Voices

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

Dianne Bystrom, director emerita, led a break-out session via Zoom on “A Brief History of the 19th Amendment” at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha on Aug. 1. On Aug. 25, she presented “The Long Road to the 19th Amendment” via WebEx for Bank of the West. On Aug. … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends