Graduate Women in Science to hold STEM symposium on June 19

May 24, 2010

University Park, Pa. -- The Penn State University Park chapter of Graduate Women in Science will host the “Bridges Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Symposium” on Saturday, June 19 on the bridge in the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Building. The Symposium is part of the 89th annual meeting of this women’s scientific group.

The symposium is open to both men and women. A poster session will feature current research in the four STEM fields and monetary awards will be given. Invited speakers will explore connections between different stages in STEM careers, links between disciplines and connections between the academic STEM community, the public and politics. The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth Goreham, Mayor of the Borough of State College. Registration is $30 for any full-time student or post-doctorate and $70 for faculty and professionals (GWIS Members pay slightly reduced fees). Lunch and snack breaks are included.

To register, submit a poster abstract or to learn more, visit online.


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Last Updated May 27, 2010