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UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender receives Presidential Award
Date:1/24/2011

The Center for Research on Women and Gender, Women in Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago is among four organizations and 11 individuals across the U.S. to receive the 2011 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

UIC is the only award recipient in Illinois.

The award, announced by President Obama Jan. 21, honors the UIC center's WISE mentoring initiatives. It includes a $10,000 grant for continued mentoring work. Mentors will receive their awards at a White House ceremony Jan. 27.

"These individuals and organizations have gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that the United States remains on the cutting edge of science and engineering for years to come," Obama said. "Their devotion to the educational enrichment and personal growth of their students is remarkable, and these awards represent just a small token of our enormous gratitude."

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recognize the crucial role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of students studying science or engineering -- particularly those who belong to groups that are underrepresented in those fields.

The National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education programs across all fields of science and engineering, administers the awards on behalf of the White House.

The center's WISE initiative has worked to increase the participation of women and girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics since its founding in 1991. The center created the WISE program in 2002 to provide enhanced capacity for mentoring on campus and in the community.

"During the past nine years we have reached out to thousands of girls and young women -- from grade school through undergraduates -- to recruit, retain and advance the fields of sci
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Contact: Sherri McGinnis Gonzlez
smcginn@uic.edu
312-996-8277
University of Illinois at Chicago
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