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The 2019-2020 academic year marks anniversaries of significant voting rights milestones, including the 100th anniversary of national women’s suffrage and the 150th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Utah. As Utah’s land-grant university, USU proudly celebrates Utah’s historic legacy in promoting equality. The College of Science enthusiastically joins this effort with a range of stories about outstanding USU women scientists, who are making critical impacts throughout the world through scientific research, teaching, practice and outreach.

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USU Year of the Woman

Utah State University is joining the nation and state in celebrating significant voting rights anniversaries in 2020: the 150th anniversary of suffrage for Utah women; the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States; and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

Year of the Woman

Undergraduate Research Fellow Audrey Lidgard

Women Scientists Spotlight

The College of Science has curated a collection of stories to celebrate women researchers and educators at USU. These spotlights include major accomplishments, feature stories, and research updates for students and faculty.

Spotlight Stories

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Upcoming Events

Utah State University has planned events during the 2019-2020 academic year to celebrate Aggie women and commemorate important anniversaries related to women's rights and the women's sufferage movement.

Events Calendar