Graduate Women in Science at Penn State announces February events

From Feb. 15 to 19, the Penn State chapter of Graduate Women in Science will celebrate Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) week. From 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 15, in room 16 of the Deike Building, a Women in STEM Week kick-off event, in the form of an ice cream social, will take place. Students who stop in also can pick up a green ribbon to wear for the week in support of the cause.

On Feb. 18, Graduate Women in Science will hold its latest installment of the Inside the Scientists Studio series. For more information, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/44286 online.

Students interested in the Graduate Women in Science Voices Conference, which will take place on Feb. 28, should register by Feb. 15. For more information and to register, visit http://www.clubs.psu.edu/up/gwis online.

Women in STEM Week and the Voices Conference are sponsored by ArcelorMittal, Norfolk Southern, Women in the Sciences and Engineering (WISE) Institute, the College of Agricultural Sciences, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Health and Human Development, the College of Information Sciences and Technology, the Eberly College of Science, the Commission for Women and UPAC.

Last Updated February 17, 2010