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The Chemistry WISE team provides a networking resource for women graduate students and post-docs in the department, with the goal of increasing the recruitment and retention of women, and improving the climate for all chemists.

WISE, 2018

Ice Cream Social 2018

Making of liquid N2 ice cream to start the new school year!

   Wise Owl General WISE cup

 

 

 

 

To learn more about WISE, support us and get involved, please email to wisechem@umn.edu.
If you want to send an email to the chemtechwomen email listserv, please email to chem-techwomen@lists.umn.edu.

 

Upcoming events

Join fellow CSE graduate women this November for a "Women who Inspire" event where short videos with a women's theme will be screened. Do come and meet other graduate women and relax over snack and beverages. All are welcome and the RSVP link can be found here.

 

Suggestions for speakers/videos are warmly welcomed too. Please RSVP

Date: Nov 13th (Tuesday)
Time: 1630 - 1730

Location: Physics and Nanotechnology Building 110

Join fellow CSE graduate women this November for a "Women who Inspire" event where short videos with a women's theme will be screened. Do come and meet other graduate women and relax over snack and beverages. All are welcome and the RSVP link can be found here.

 

Suggestions for speakers/videos are warmly welcomed too. Please RSVP

Date: Nov 13th (Tuesday)
Time: 1630 - 1730

Location: Physics and Nanotechnology Building 110

Prof. Christine Luscombe will be the featured invitee at the Fall Diversity Event for Graduate and Postdoctoral Women in the College of Science and Engineering. Prof. Luscombe is currently a chemistry professor at the Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle. Research within the Luscombe group involves the design and synthesis of functional molecules, which range from well-defined macromolecules to polymers, for the self-assembly of materials towards a wide variety of applications. 

Lunch will be provided from Noodles & Company. Please RSVP here by November 12th (12 pm) and state your dietary preferences.

Date: Nov 14th (Wednesday)
Time: 1130 - 1230
Location: Bruininks Hall 512B

News

Regular WISE members Kajari Bera (Frontiera), Beth Dewing (Mahanthappa) and Anna Luke (Tolman/Frontiera) won the highly competitive Beaker and Bunsen honour award during the 17th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium held on Friday, June 1, 2018. For their award, they have each earned a UMN mug and a travel award.

Honourable mentions were also awarded to Stephanie Mitchell (Carlson) and Debmalaya Ray (Gagliardi). While Debmalaya Ray is not a regular WISE member, he did gamely volunteered to give a practice talk to the WISE group!

Congratulations to all winners and thank you for practicing with WISE! Click here for more information.

Acknowledgements

Funding for WISE events has been provided by grants received from the UMN Department of Chemistry, UMN Office of Equity and Diversity Women's Center and Beckman Coulter Foundation.