University of Minnesota, Crookston
University of Minnesota, Crookston
UMC Today myU OneStop

Event Calendar Home page.

International Women's Day

About Women's History Month

Women's History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as "Women's History Week."  Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as "Women's History Week."  In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women's History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as "Women's History Month."  Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women's History Month.  Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as "Women's History Month."  

From the Law Library of Congress' guide to the legislative history of Women's History Month.

Friday, 08 March, 2013


2900 Univeristy Ave
Crookston, MN 56716


UMC Women's Commission


        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Only Show Events For:

Information For Alumni
Information For Athletics
Information For Current Students
Information For Prospective Students
Information For Faculty & Staff
Information For General Public
Information For View All

Events Calendar Tools

Information For Submit an Event
Information For Filter Events
Information For Search Events
Information For RSS Events
Information For Mobile Devices