Impactful women at ISU honored in Catt Center calendar

Story originally published by Makayla Tendall on Iowa State Daily.

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics has awarded 12 women at Iowa State with a spot in the 10th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar.

The calendar honors women who have made an influence at Iowa State. The 2016 calendar will be revealed at a reception recognizing the 12 honorees on Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. Copies of the calendar will also be distributed at the reception.

The student honorees include Kaitlyn Aldrich, senior in civil engineering; Raquel Botello, graduate student in psychology; Christina Hillman, senior in psychology and child, adult and family services; Glenna Lovig, senior in civil engineering; and Lissa Villa, senior in journalism and mass communication.

Faculty members honored with the award include Amy Andreotti, Roy J. Carver charitable trust professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology and director of the Roy J. Carver Initiative in Biomolecular Structure and Function; Veronica Dark, professor in psychology; and Patricia Thiel, distinguished professor of chemistry, materials science and engineering and scientist at the Ames Laboratory.

Staff honored in the calendar include Som Mongtin, assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center; Anne Oldham, academic adviser in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics; Dana Schumacher, assistant director for scholarship and research, University Honors Program; and Barbara Steiner, supervisor of plant services for Facilities Planning and Management.