Field Museum Women in Science events:
2014 Yearly Symposium
The date of our 2014 symposium is: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (noon - 1pm)
2014 Monthly Meetings
FMWIS monthly meetings are the first Monday of every month from noon - 1pm in Lecture Hall II (on the ground floor near the West Entrance). If you are coming from outside of the museum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to gain access to the seminar room. Everyone is welcome!
Here is the meeting schedule for 2014 (Mondays: noon - 1pm):
January 6, 2014 - Guest speaker: Dr. Victoria Prince (Professor, Dept of Organismal Biology & Anatomy and Associate Dean and Director, Office of Graduate Affairs, Biological Sciences Division, University of Chicago)
February 3, 2014 - Guest speaker: Danielle Riebe (Graduate student at UIC/Field Museum and Field Museum Women's Board Women in Science Fellow 2013): "Women in the Field, Women in the Lab, Women in Science"
March 3, 2014 - Guest speaker: Ellen Alberding (President and Board Member of the Joyce Foundation: http://www.joycefdn.org/)
April 7, 2014 - Guest speaker: Dr. Neena B. Schwartz (William Deering Professor of Biological Sciences Emerita, Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University)
May 5, 2014 - TBD
June 2, 2014 - Guest speaker: Dr. May Berenbaum (Professor and Head, Dept of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
July 7, 2014 - TBD (note: Lecture location Zoology Classroom - 3rd floor)
August 4, 2014 - TBD
September 1, 2014 - Labor Day (no meeting)
October 6, 2014 - TBD
November 3, 2014 - TBD
December 1, 2014 - TBD
Previous years events:
2013 Yearly Symposium
Once a year we will hold a FMWIS sponsored symposium. This symposium will feature an invited speaker selected by FMWIS members and will be open to the public.
The date of our 2013 symposium is: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 (noon - 1pm) and our inaugural speaker will be Dr. Hopi Hoekstra (Harvard University: http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/faculty/hoekstra/).
2013 Monthly Meetings
FMWIS monthly meetings are the first Monday of every month from noon - 1pm in the Zoology Classroom (third floor). If you are coming from outside of the museum, please email email@example.com to gain access to the seminar room. Everyone is welcome!
Here is the meeting schedule for 2013 (Mondays: noon - 1pm):
March 4, 2013 - FMWIS welcome meeting
April 1, 2013 - FMWIS Steering Committee introduces mission, yearly theme, and other topics
May 6, 2013 - Guest speaker: Jan Lariviere (Field Museum) "Why is the pipeline so leaky?" - Handout provided by Jan.
June 3, 2013 - Guest speaker: Linda Wolf (formerly of Leo Burnett Worldwide and current Field Museum Trustee) "Pursuing Your Passion"
July 1, 2013 - Guest speaker: Dr. Michelle Larson (President and CEO of Adler Planetarium)
August 5, 2013 - Meet the FMWIS interns and see the videos they created: http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/meet-women-science-interns
September 2, 2013 - Labor Day (no meeting)
October 7, 2013 - Guest speaker: Darlene Cavalier (Founder of Science Cheerleader: http://www.sciencecheerleader.com/)
November 4, 2013 - Guest speaker: Dr. Alaka Wali (Field Museum of Natural History) "The Fourth Shift? Women's Role in Environmental Conservation"
December 2, 2013 - Guest speaker: Dr. Elizabeth C. Davis-Berg (Columbia College Chicago) "Biomechanics, Snails, and Teaching Biology at Arts and Communications School"