January 25, 2021 - Looking for nominations for the 2021 Students of Achievement Awards! Do you know students who have worked hard on our campus to promote diversity, equality, activism, inclusion, and leadership? Nominate them today...

March 1, 2021 - President’s Commission on the Status of University Women Student Award Nominations Call, 2021

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January 25, 2021 - Looking for nominations for the 2021 Students of Achievement Awards! Do you know students who have worked hard on our campus to promote diversity, equality, activism, inclusion, and leadership?

Nominate them today...


December 18, 2020 - End of the year thoughts in the December PCOSUW Update.

Read the Update

October 6, 2020 - Sign-up now to watch the documentary "Picture a Scientist" and participate in a panel discussion with Dr. Corrie Moreau.

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September 23, 2020 - Nominations open for the 2021 PCOSUW Award. 

April 22, 2020 - Congratulations to the Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons Spirit Award winners.

April 9, 2020 - The Women’s Center is proud to highlight sixteen extraordinary students who have enriched our campus through their hard work, inclusive spirits, community activism, and leadership.

April 7, 2020 - Congratulations to the 2020 PCOSUW Student Award recipients!

January 14, 2020 - The first PCOSUW Update was sent out to the PCOSUW community and the 2020 Call for nominations for the PCOSUW Student award was announced.

January 9, 2020 - Alanna Sherstad is named the recipient of the President's Commission on the Status of University Women award for 2020.


November 12, 2019 Montana Woman Magazine features MSU's Jill Mackin in the November issue: “In the Land of Quiet Waters Flows a Strong Current”. 

October 16, 2019 - Former USC volleyball player lectures Oct. 16 about body image in age of social media. Learn more about the Oct 16th event.

March 28th, 2019 - Congratulations to the the 2019 Student of Achievement Awardees --Picture of the 2019 student awardeesstudents who promote inclusion and equality, demonstrate strong leadership skills, and serve as exemplary role models for their peers.

March 5, 2019 - Q & A with Dr. Anna Kirkland about her upcoming talk on March 7th. 

January 16, 2019 - PCOSUW Student Award nominations are Due February 6th

January 4, 2019 - Read the Herstory in the Fall 2018 Mountains & Minds online magazine


December 5, 2018 - The 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women trading cards made it into the time capsule that was presented yesterday at the lighting of Montana Hall. Read the Bozeman Daily Chronicle article about the trading cards

November 26, 2018 - The "Together We Can Do Better: A Convening of Leaders in Academia to Prevent Sexual Harassment" webcast from Friday, November 9, 2018 is now available to view: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/shstudy/shstudy_188422 Please email Irene Ngun at [email protected] if you have further questions regarding this event. 

November 19, 2018 - Pictures and video from the celebration of the 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State. Read the summary...

October 30, 2018 - List of 125 MSU ‘Extraordinary Ordinary Women’ who contributed to university history now on display. Read the MSU News story

August 29, 2018 - MSU's Women's Center is offering Sack Lunches this fall on Wednesdays at noon in SUB 168. See all of the upcoming seminars here

July 30, 2018 - On Friday, July 27, the first Extraordinary Ordinary Women, Anna Shannon, a former dean of MSU’s College of Nursing, was honored as part of a larger celebration of the contributions of women to MSU, the state and the country. Learn more...

July 16, 2018 - As part of the celebration of MSU’s 125th anniversary, the PCOSUW announces the list of Extraordinary Ordinary Women of MSU. The Committee will recognize these women leaders, problem solvers and innovators from today and throughout MSU’s history at an event in November.  See the list...

May 2, 2018 - Last week the student PCOSUW awards were announced at the Day of Student Recognition. Micah McFeely and Marena Mahto received the award to honor their work to improve issues related to gender, equity, and diversity. Learn more...

April 23, 2018 - Franke Wilmer, Political Science, recently presented about the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, or CEDAW (see the Bozeman group facebook page) at the last full commission meeting. She also presented at the University Council on this important topic. Learn more...