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Date: March 15, 2015 at 9:00:10 AM EDT
Subject: TWiR 3-16-15
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TWiR 3-16-15
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Women's Awards Banquet

Each year The Women's Center creates a space to honor women and allies in our community for their outstanding contributions to the lives of women.

Monday, March 16
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center

Graduating Women's Celebration Dinner & Panel

Featuring  accomplished UVM women who will share their experiences. This event is FREE but space is limited to the first 100 registrants, so please register only if you know that you will be able to attend. Unfortunately, due to space constraints, we cannot accommodate partners, spouses, or additional guests.
Register here!
For more information contact Eileen Dudley at [log in to unmask].

Co-sponsored by UVM Women’s Center, ALANA Student Center, Career Center and the Alumni Association

Sunday, March 29
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center

Nominations for Awards Ceremony at Rainbow Graduation

Nominate someone today for the LGBTQAwards & Graduation ceremony. Do you know a student, staff, or faculty member that you think deserves an award? Nominate someone by April 8th.

More to come about graduation and RSVP. Save the date for April 30th, from 4-6:30pm. We hope to see you there!

Link to nominate here!

Dismantling the Rape Culture Conference 

RSVP for the Dismantling the Rape Culture Conference. The conference is free for current UVM affiliates and students from all Vermont colleges and universities. There is a $20 fee for community members. 

Link to RSVP (
Click here to RSVP!)
Email any questions to Jessa Morrish ([log in to unmask]) or Sarah Warrington ([log in to unmask]).

Thursday, April 9
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dudley H. Davis Center, UVM

Call for baked goods for the Dismantling the Rape Culture Conference

This is a great way to support campus efforts to end gender-based and sexual violence. The 10th annual Dismantling Rape Culture Conference needs tasty treats for a bake sale to be held during the conference. Homemade treats, store-bought goodies or donations of fresh fruit are all welcome. Gluten-free and vegan options appreciated!  Ingredient or allergen notes would be great too!

Food donations can be dropped off in the Livak Fireplace Lounge (4th floor of the Davis Center) by 9am the morning of the conference. To help us plan for the bake sale, please e-mail Willow Stein (
[log in to unmask] ) or Jessa Morrish ([log in to unmask]) and let us know what you are planning to contribute. (You don't have to know exactly what you are bringing when you e-mail us.)

Thursday, April 9
9:00 AM
Dudley H. Davis Center, UVM

New Magazine Subscription

The LGBTQA Center has a subscription to a new magazine called FTM: Female to Male Transculture magazine. Visit the Allen House student lounge to browse the latest issue. 

Admitted Students Visit Day

Stop by to meet and talk with prospective UVM students. Tea and snacks will be provided! 

Friday, March 20
12:50 PM - 1:40 PM
Allen House Student Lounge

Spring Job Fair 

Internships. Jobs. Networking.

This is the best place to learn and get leads. 126 National and Vermont organizations will be on campus to talk with UVM students and alumni!

here to see a list of the employers that are attending the Spring Job Fair so far

Wednesday, March 18
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Davis Center Fourth Floor

Tuesday Talk


All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations. Discussion topics will vary throughout the semester, let us know what topics you would like to see!

Tuesday, March 24
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Allen House Front Lounge

Gender Surfing Group

Gender Surfing is a 6-week group for anyone wanting to explore issues related to gender, gender identity, and gender questions in a supportive, affirming space. Topics include gender fluidity, gender non-conformity, genderqueerity, gender roles, gender performance, gender expression, and how gender interacts with identity, self-expression, and relationship roles. Gender surfing is about exploring and navigating gender and building community, and is an open format group.

For more information contact Willow Stein ([log in to unmask])

Mondays (starting March 16, 2015) 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Pride Center of Vermont

Can American Democracy Survive in a Diverse but Unequal Society?

Michael Reisch, a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow and Fulbright Scholar, is a prolific author who has played a leadership role in advocacy, professional, and social justice organizations that focus on issues of poverty and inequality and the needs of low-income children and families, welfare recipients, immigrants and refugees, unemployed workers, and homeless persons. 

Reception immediately following the lecture in Waterman Manor.

Hosted by the Department of Social Work.

Wednesday, March 25
4:00 PM - 5:15PM
Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building

Upcoming IRA Elections


Hope you had a relaxing, and wonderful spring break! The Inter-Residence Association will be having their elections for the 2015-2016 academic year towards the end of March. If you are interested in one of the positions below, please reach out to me ([log in to unmask]), and I can help assist you in the election process. 

Want to run for a position? Please fill out the
Google form by Friday, March 20th, 2015.

Ongoing events!

  • Hearts Not Parts - Tuesdays, 5PM - 6PM, Allen House Student Lounge [log in to unmask]
  • Guy Talk - Thursdays 7PM - 8PM, Living Well, Davis Center [log in to unmask]u
  • Q.P.O.C. - Fridays, 12PM - 1PM, Unity Lounge, Davis Center 3rd floor
Want your LGBTQA-related event in the next "This Week in Rainbows"? No problem! Send us an e-mail to [log in to unmask] with a short description and a picture to use when promoting your event.   
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