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Special Announcements:

Winter Fundraiser Dinner "Take Away" Tickets

If you are unable to make it to our Winter Fundraiser on February 7th, we encourage you to support us with a "Take Away Ticket" which can be found here.

Congratulations to recipients of the 2014 UOWGS Awards.

Travel Award:
Kara Nell
Samantha Sommers

Parenting Award:
Ryan Hansen

Sara Staggs Award:
Lindsay Guzman

Undergraduate Summer Research Award:
Megan Brunn
Deborah Wang

Our Mission

The Women in Graduate Science (UOWGS) organization at the University of Oregon focuses on the professional development of women in all disciplines of science to enable them to become successful contributors to their fields.

This mission is accomplished by informative workshops, inspirational speakers, and a community outreach program. In addition, the organization provides social support for women scientists at the University of Oregon, and offers financial support with yearly scholarships.

The UOWGS invites all who encourage and support the advancement of women in science to become members. The UOWGS is supported by the Graduate School, generous donors, fundraising events, and member dues.

In the News

A recent news article discusses a new study that contributes to the growing body of evidence which indicates that gender bias is a continuing challenge in the sciences. Want to change this? We do too.

Around the O wrote an article about our recent undergraduate outreach event. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make it a sucess.

Upcoming Events

All Members Meeting

Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:30am to 12:30pm

Come have lunch on us and talk with us about upcoming WGS events for the new year! We will have plenty of food and would love to hear what you want to do in WGS this year.

UOWGS Seminar--Dr. Stacey York

Mon Feb 2, 2015 11am to 1pm

Join WGS for an interviewing and resume building workshop! Dr. Stacey York from MSI will lead the discussion; light lunch provided.

WGS Spring Seminar

Fri May 15, 2015


Past Events