Professor Receives Award From The Center for Women and Gender

April 3, 2019

News Release — LOGAN, UTAH — April 3, 2019 — USU engineering professor, Elizabeth Vargis was awarded the ‘Early Career-Faculty award’ from the Center for Women and Gender.

Vargis receives award from Center for Women and Gender at USU

Vargis received this award for serving as an outstanding example to other professional women including her students, both female and male.

The Early Career-Faculty award is given to a Logan campus faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to her field in the first six years of her university appointment.

The Center for Women and Gender is an academic program at USU that strives to create enhancing opportunities for women and men. Through this they expand the understanding of intersectionalities and build leadership skills.

Vargis joined the college in 2013 as an assistant professor in biological engineering. She is also the faculty advisor for the Biomedical Engineering Society and the Society of Women Engineers. Vargis is known for her dedication to her students and research.


Contacts: Elizabeth Vargis | | 435-797-0618

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