At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Women in Science Symposium 2012: Big Ideas Big Impact - Save the Dat

Women in Science 2012: Big Ideas Big Impact, builds on the successful 2010 Women in Science: Building an Identity, during which more than 200 women scientists attended an exciting day of plenary talks, panel discussions and breakout sessions. 

 Specifically the symposium will focus on:  
  • Highlighting innovative, game-changing women in diverse science and engineering fields
  • Discussing modern approaches to research practice, work-life balance, entrepreneurship and administration
  •  Providing meaningful opportunities for discourse and networking
Who should attend? This event will convene women scientists and engineers interested in sharing ideas and learning from leading women in - academia, industry, government, business and the nonprofit sectors - to share ideas and experiences critical for the 21st century.

Friday, May 11, 2012 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago; 112 S. Michigan Avenue 
1st Floor Ballroom

5:30PM - 7:30PM Reception & Registration
7:00pm - Key Note Speaker - Alice Huang, Senior Faculty Associate in Biology at the California Institute of Technology, and Past President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Northwestern University -Lurie Medical Center; 303 E Superior St., Chicago, IL
          8:30am - 9:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast 
          9:30am - 4:00pm Full-Day Symposium

Early Bird Registration Starts Today and Runs through March 23.  
Options to attend one or both days available 

Student: Friday $20 / Saturday $70 / Friday & Saturday $90
General: Friday $35 / Saturday $85 / Friday & Saturday $120

Interested in sponsoring this event, or a student to attend? Contact Erin Dragotto at 312-567-5830 or for more information.

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