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UT Commission for Women
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1840 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-3506

Phone: 865-974-2498
Fax: 865-974-0943

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Announcements 2013

March Is Women's History Month! The Commission for Women is sponsoring the following events:

Four Women Writers

March 5, 6:30 p.m. @ Hodges Library Auditorium
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Kick off Women's History Month with a celebration of women writers featuring readings and Q&A with four of UT's own—all master's or doctoral students in the Department of English Creative Writing Program. Poetry and prose from Stephanie Dugger, Hannah Ledford, Anna Laura Reeve, Helen Stead

Women's Health and Work-Life Balance

March 13, 12–1 p.m. and 3:30–5 p.m. @ International House
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Breastfeeding: Balancing Work, School, and Life
Noon - 1 p.m.
Information on Tennessee laws, UT policies, campus facilities, and Knoxville resources, followed by discussion of experiences, strategies, successes, and challenges in balancing breastfeeding with work or school.

Smoking, Sleep, and Sex
3:30–5 p.m.
Diverse thoughts and open discussion on important aspects of women's health, led by Rosa Emory Thomas of the SEE Center.

Previous Announcements

Angie Warren Perkins Award
The Commission for Women requests nominations for the Angie Warren Perkins Award, to be presented at the Spring 2013 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
» Read more and nominate someone

The 2013 HERS Institutes
Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and the Commission for Women want to sponsor an outstanding woman to attend a Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute in 2013. Please note that the UT application deadline is November 12.
» Read more about the 2013 HERS Insitutes.

The CFW Year-End Report for academic year 2011-12 is now available.


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