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WiSE Co-Sponsorship Funds Support Dr. Lisa Morgan as Keynote for CNY Earth Science Student Symposium

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) began offering Women Scholars Co-Sponsorship grants to help facilitate the ability of SU STEM departments to bring women speakers to campus for department seminars, colloquium, conferences, etc. The purpose of the co-sponsorship funds is to encourage departments to invite more women and people of…

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2017 Norma Slepecky Lecture and Awards Ceremony

The Norma Slepecky Lecture and Awards Ceremony were held on April 14, 2017. Dr. Slepecky was an auditory neuranatomist and member of the Institute for Sensory Research at SU. After her death in 2001, family, friends, and colleagues endowed this lectureship and prize. Dr. Slepecky was a passionate researcher and advocate for student research. Slepecky…

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Ariel Ash-Shakoor Receives Orange Circle Award

Ariel Ash-Shakoor, (Ph.D. Candidate, Bioengineering), a WiSE-FPP Associate and WiSE Women of Color Graduate Mentor, received Syracuse University’s Orange Circle Award on March 23rd as part of Syracuse University’s 2017 Philanthropy Week emphasis. The Orange Circle award honors individuals and groups affiliated with Syracuse University who represent “the best qualities of Orange spirit – the willingness…

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Panel Discusses the Film Hidden Figures

Panel Discusses the Film Hidden Figures Deans, students, and community members gathered March 28th on the Syracuse University campus for a screening and panel discussion of the Oscar nominated film, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe as pivotal contributors to NASA’s early space program. The event was free and open…

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WiSE Women of Color 2016-2017 News

The fall semester of 2016-2017 marked the third year of the WiSE Women of Color in STEM (WWoCS) program for undergraduate students. The goals of the WWoCS program include fostering an increased sense of belonging, providing a supportive community that presents opportunities to give back to the community, building network connections with faculty, graduate students,…

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SU Women in STEM Faculty News

Bhatia Receives WEPAN University Change Award “Meredith Professor Shobha K. Bhatia was honored at the 2015 WEPAN Change Leader Forum as a University Change Agent on June 11th. WEPAN, which stands for Women in Engineering ProActive Network, confers its University Change Agent Award in honor of an individual who has a positive impact on their…

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WiSE FPP Associates in the News

“I’m excited about the growth and what is to come in the future. I can only imagine how it will be five years from now.” -Jasmine Johnson 2015 Ph.D. Student Earns National Fellowship (Video), By Amy Manley, Tuesday, January 6, 2015, Featuring Elizabeth Droge-Young (Offsite) (transcript of Elizabeth Droge-Young interview). Kayla Christian, does water quality sampling for a…

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2017 Program News

WiSE in the News 2015-2016 WiSE-FPP Cohort featured in Daily Orange (offsite) WiSE FPP Welcomes Largest Cohort Yet SU News Article (offsite) “Women of Color Blaze Lonely Trail in Sciences” Article by Brooke Lewis for the Syracuse Post-Standard (offsite)   “Growing WiSER” Article by Sara Swann and Cartoon by Julianna Meddick for the Daily Orange…

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