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WiSE Post-Doctoral Researcher Receives Young Scientist Award

Dr. Iwona Klonowska, a Research Associate in the Thermochronology and Tectonics group in the Department of Earth Sciences at Syracuse University was recently recognized as the recipient of the 2019 Jan Bergström Young Scientist Award. The Geological Society of Sweden annually presents this award to recognize young geoscientists who are making noteworthy research contributions. “I…

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WiSE Women of Color in STEM on October 23

Event: WiSE Women of Color in STEM (WWoCS) – Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Date/Time: Wednesday, October 23, 5:15-7:15 PM Location: Noble Room, Hendricks Chapel Registration: Click here for the registration form! Join our expert panel on Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). You won’t want to miss this informative session! These research experiences are exciting…

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2019 WiSE-FPP Fall Welcome & Orientation

On October 1, WiSE hosted its 2019 WiSE Future Professionals Program (WiSE-FPP) Fall Welcome & Orientation. WiSE-FPP is a two-year professional development and support program for women pursuing masters and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The program facilitates career development and planning, through multiple workshops and events on topics such as…

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2019 WiSE Women of Color in STEM Fall Welcome

WiSE kicked off its 2019-2020 WiSE Women of Color in STEM (WWoCS) program with a Fall Welcome event held on September 26. The event brought together Syracuse University students, graduate mentors, and faculty members for networking, discussions about the program, and community-building. WWoCS offers a supportive and encouraging community that connects students with people and…

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WiSE Summer Research Program Promotes Professional Development

WiSE provides various programs for women in STEM to boost professional development. One of these is WiSE’s Undergraduate Summer Research program, which annually invites female undergraduate students to apply for and conduct funded research in Syracuse University faculty labs during the summer. In 2019, there were 17 WiSE summer scholars who engaged in a number…

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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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