SF BUILD, and co-sponsor WISE presents HerStories in Science: Research by Women, For Women
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time and Location: 12:00 - 1:30 pm – LIB 121
Topic: "HerStories in Science: Research by Women, For Women"
Speakers: Drs. Alison Cerezo, Kelly Knight, Sepideh Modrek, Veronica Rabelo, and Rori Rohlfs
Lunch to be provided.
WISE Guest Speaker: Kelly Mack, , Ph.D., Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director of Project Kaleidoscope, AAC&U
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time and Location: 12:30 - 2 pm – Faculty Commons, LIB 286
Topic: "That None Shall Perish"
Hosts: Sue Rosser and Megumi Fuse
Dr. Kelly Mack is the Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director of Project Kaleidoscope, a non-profit organization focusing on undergraduate STEM education reform, at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Prior to joining AAC&U, Dr. Mack was the Senior Program Director for the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Program while on loan from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) where, as a Professor of Biology, she taught courses in Physiology and Endocrinology for 17 years.
WISE Guest Speaker: Neda Nobari, Philanthropist, Executive, Alumna
Monday, February 19, 2018
Time and Location: 12:30-2 pm - Seven Hills Conference Center at SF State
Topic: "Balance and Harmony in Science and Culture"
Hosts: Carmen Domingo, Interim Dean of College of Science and Engineering, and Elahe Enssani, Associate Professor of Engineering
Ms. Neda Nobari, 2017 SF State Commencement Speaker, is an alumna of the Computer Science program (1984) and a generous donor. She has had a very interesting and successful career. She will share her career experiences with us.
WISE Journal Club (with lunch!)
Friday, February 16, 2018
Time and Location: 12:30-2 pm - Blakeslee Room (Thornton Hall 10th floor, take elevator to 9th floor and walk up steps to Blakeslee Room)
Topic: "Double jeopardy in astronomy and planetary science: Women of color face greater risks of gendered and racial harassment" Clancy et al., 2017
Hosts: Kim Coble, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, SF State and Aparna Venkatesan, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, USF
Lunch will be provided
2018 SF State Faculty Retreat
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time and Location: 9-5 pm - J. Paul Leonard Library
Topic: Celebrating the Public University: Fostering Success in Times of Uncertainty
Join your colleagues for a stimulating program celebrating SF State communities of sanity and well-being; communities of research and creative work; teaching communities; and SF State in the larger community.