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September 01, 2015

The U.Va.  Women’s Center is pleased to announce the selection of Farzaneh Milani as the recipient of the 2015 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award.  Milani is the current chair of the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures (MESALC) and the previous director of Women, Gender and Sexuality (WGS) at U.Va. She has been a U.Va. professor for almost 30 years, teaching in both MESALC and WGS.

March 18, 2015

The UVA Women’s Center is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award. The award is presented in memory of Elizabeth Zintl, an accomplished writer and journalist who served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at the University of Virginia.

February 12, 2015

As the 2015 honoree for National Girls and Women in Sports Day at U.Va., Meghan O’Leary described her current pursuit of the Olympics in a speech addressed to an audience of more than 130 guests at a reception before last month’s Virginia-Georgia Tech women’s basketball game.

O’Leary grew up playing softball and volleyball, continuing in these sports as a student-athlete at U.Va.

January 13, 2015

Former two-sport Virginia student-athlete and Jefferson Scholar to be recognized at halftime of the women’s basketball game on Jan. 25

December 15, 2014

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is proud and grateful to have continuous support from the U.Va. Parents Fund.

September 29, 2014

Jane Miller’s “three families” were all in attendance on Sept. 18 when she accepted the Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award at the U.Va. Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library.

The award is presented annually by the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center in memory of Elizabeth Zintl, who served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at the University. Given to a woman employee at U.Va., the award honors the high degree of professionalism, creativity and commitment that characterized Zintl.

August 05, 2014

The following article has been re-posted from the Summer 2014 issue of Dickinson Magazine with permission from the author.

Sharon Davie ’68 is a storyteller. Her voracious appetite for reading as a child led her to earn three degrees in English, author a number of poems and essays and teach dozens of literature courses at Kenyon College and the University of Virginia (UVA).

May 13, 2014

The U.Va.  Women’s Center is pleased to announce the selection of Jane Miller as the recipient of the 2014 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award.  Miller is the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Programs at U.Va. and has worked in the Athletics Department for almost 30 years. She is a passionate advocate for women in sports and a role model for all women.

February 27, 2014

The U.Va. Women’s Center is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 16th annual Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award. The award is presented in memory of Elizabeth Zintl, an accomplished writer and journalist who served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at the University of Virginia.

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