2017 Science and Engineering Excellence Awards

Each year the Women in Science and Engineering Program at the University of Arizona honors campus and community leaders whose work exemplifies the mission and goals of WISE to increase interest and diversity in STEM fields.  The award winners are honored at the annual Science and Engineering Excellence Banquet, which will be held on April 13th, 2017, from 6-8pm.

Award Categories

Excellence in Campus-Community Outreach for STEM Diversity: This award honors an individual, group, or organization who works to build connections between UA students/faculty/staff and the larger southern Arizona community in the name of promoting diversity in STEM fields.  

University Excellence in STEM Diversity: This award honors a member of the University of Arizona community (e.g., faculty, staff, researcher) who has gone above and beyond in encouraging interest and diversity in STEM fields at the UA.

Excellence in K-12 STEM Education and Diversity: This award honors a K-12 educator who has actively worked to increase student interest and diversity in STEM fields in either formal or informal educational settings.

Excellence in STEM Diversity: This award honors, individuals, groups, or organizations who do not easily fit into one of the above categories but whose work aims to increase interest and diversity in STEM fields.

To nominate someone for an award, please complete the award application available HERE.  Nominations must be received no later than March 27, 2017.