CONTACT: STEPHEN PRADARELLI
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Feb. 14, 2000
Nominees sought for eighth annual Jean Y. Jew Women's Rights Award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Council on the Status of Women and the Women's Resource
and Action Center invite nominations for the eighth annual Jean Y. Jew Women's
Rights Award, which honors a University of Iowa student, staff or faculty
member who has demonstrated outstanding effort or achievement in improving
the status of women at the University of Iowa.
Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 18. The award will be presented at the
"Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women" March 28.
Jew is a professor of anatomy at the University of Iowa College of Medicine
who fought and won precedent-setting sexual harassment and discrimination
lawsuits against the university. This award acknowledges and honors Jew and
the members of the university community who demonstrated their support for
The criteria for selecting the award recipient include a strong record of
support for women's rights, a commitment to women's rights at the University
of Iowa, and one or more of the following related to women's rights: particular
contributions to the University of Iowa; accomplishments with national scope
or impact; a long-standing record of leadership, effort, and activism.
Submit nominations to Jean Lantz, UI College of Medicine, 114 CMAB, in a
packet containing the following:
-- a statement of up to 2 pages from the nominator explaining the nominee's
qualifications for the award including a list of the nominee's accomplishments
-- the nominee's current resume or curriculum vita
-- up to three one-page letters from other individuals that elaborate or
expand on contributions listed in the nominee's resume or vita
Also provide the following information about the nominator and the nominee:
name, position, campus address, campus phone, home address and home phone.
If you would like to re-nominate an individual who was previously nominated,
please submit updated supporting documents by the due date.
For more information, contact Jean Lantz via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by phone at (319) 335-8046, or Monique DiCarlo via e-mail at email@example.com,
or by phone at (319) 335-1486.