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2006-2007  Officers:
Jennifer Docktor (Coordinator)
Pearl Sandick
Kisha Delain
Crystal Austin
Ehua Fan


          SPRING 2007 MEETINGS:
 

May 7-11:  OFFICER ELECTIONS!

 

 

 

12:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2007          Coffman Memorial Union room 324

WiPA annual lunch with alumnae:  Italian Buffet

 

 

 

4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 131

Colloquium: Dr. Meigan Aronson

"Increasing Faculty Diversity: The Michigan Experience"

Refreshments at 3:30 p.m. in room 216

 

 

 

10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 216

Coffee/tea and snacks with colloquium speaker Dr. Meigan Aronson

Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2007          101 Walter Library

IT Program for Women pizza Lunch. Speaker: Becky Bergman, Medtronic

 

 

 

4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 131

Colloquium: "Exploring the Giant Magnetosphere of Jupiter", Dr. Fran Bagenal

Refreshments at 3:30 p.m. in room 216

 

 

 

10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 216

Coffee/tea and snacks with colloquium speaker Dr. Fran Bagenal

Distinguished Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, UC Boulder

 

 

 

12:00-1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Talk by Dr. Fran Bagenal at Augsburg College

"Women in Physics & Astronomy: Moving Beyond 'the Woman Problem'"

Minneapolis Room, Christiansen Center

 

 

 

6:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2007, Loring Pasta Bar

Dinner with Dr. Laura Adams, University of Chicago

 

 

 

12:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2007

Visit to 3M headquarters in St. Paul

Lunch, tour of the Innovation Center, and meetings with technical staff

 

 

 

5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 210

Meeting of the Xi Chapter of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)

Introduction to Cosmology and rooftop telescope viewing by Kisha Delain

 

 

 

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 216

Physics Open House: coffee and snacks with prospective women students

 

 

 

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 216

Physics Open House: coffee and snacks with prospective women students

 

 

 

7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2007          Bell Museum Auditorium

Film showing "The Gender Chip Project"

 

 

 

2:30 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2007

Coffee social at Espresso Royale in Dinkytown

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2007          101 Walter Library

IT Program for Women pizza Lunch. Speaker: Rebecca Schatz, founder of The Works

 

 

 

6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2007 (meet at Physics loading dock)

Snow Tubing at Buck Hill with Women in IT!!
 

 

 

9:00-10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2007          Tate Lab of Physics room 216

Breakfast with colloquium speaker Ellen Zweibel (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

 

 

 

1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2007          Ford Hall room B10

Seminar by Kelli Fees of North Star Financial Group

 

 

 

7:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Bowling at Goldy's Gameroom, Coffman Memorial Union

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2007          101 Walter Library

IT Program for Women pizza lunch. Speaker: Kimberly Hill, civil engineering

 

 

 

1:15 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2007

Social at the Purple Onion coffee shop, 1301 University Ave SE

 

 




          FALL 2006 MEETINGS:

 

6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2006          Mechanical Engineering Room 1130

Women in IT Game Night

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2006          101 Walter Library

IT Program for Women pizza lunch. Speaker: Kate Rubin, MHTA

 

 

 

12:00-2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2006

Physics & Astronomy Random Santa Luncheon

Mississippi Room of Coffman Memorial Union

 

 

 

6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2006          Loring Pasta Bar

Dinner with Astrophysics colloquium speaker Jennifer Hoffman of UC Berkeley

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2006           101 Walter Library

IT Program for Women pizza lunch. Speaker: Caroline Hayes (mechanical engineering)

 

 

 

1:30 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2006

Social at Bordertown Coffee

 

 

 

1:00-3:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2006          Bell Museum Auditorium

GSCS Panel Discussion "Diverse Career Choices in Industry for Scientists and Engineers"

 

 

 

12:00 p.m. Friday, September 22nd, 2006
101 Walter Library, IT Program for Women lunch and discussion.

Graduate students Jennifer Docktor (physics) and Kelley Strait (CEMS) report on "Why the Difference?" a conference on K-12 science education for girls and minorities, held at the College of St. Catherine

 

 

  4:30 p.m. September 15th, 2006
WiPA Ice Cream Social at Ben and Jerry's in Stadium Village