Events

People of all genders and majors are welcome! To RSVP to our events, please contact Maureen Snow (msnow@wesleyan.edu).

First General Meeting of the Year
Tuesday 9/17/13 12:00 PM in Woodhead Lounge
Learn about WesWIS and opportunities to get involved this year! Please join us to support the promotion of women in the sciences and to weigh in with your opinions and ideas. Lunch will be served. People of all majors and genders are welcome.

Stargazing & Hot Chocolate with Astronomer Meredith Hughes
Tuesday 10/29/13  at 7:00-9:00 PM in the Astronomy Library (in Van Vleck Observatory)
Join us for a night of stargazing, hot chocolate, and great company.  Stargazing will be from 7:30-8:30 pm with hot chocolate and conversation in the Astronomy Library before and after.RSVP to Maureen Snow: msnow@wesleyan.edu

WesCourses: Peer Mentor Lunch
Wednesday 11/13/13  at 12:00-1:00 PM in Allbritton 311
Get help planning out your courses. WesCourses is a peer-mentor lunch that's a great opportunity to get student-input on class selection during preregistration for the spring semester. Lunch will be served.

Pre-med/Pre-vet Kvetch
Wednesday 11/20/13  at 12:00-1:00 PM in Woodhead Lounge
Connect with fellow women interested in medicine and veterinary school.

Study Break
Monday 12/9/13 at 10:00 PM-midnight in Woodhead Lounge

Take a break from the stress of studying for finals by catching up with friends and refueling with caffeine and snacks. Donuts and coffee will be provided. 

NEURON
Sunday 2/23/2014
WesWIS will be taking students to the annual conference centered around neuroscience and undergrad research. For those interested in being featured in the poster session, abstracts are due TBA. 

 

PAST EVENTS

New England Health Professions Fair at Yale University
Friday 9/28/12 12:00-3:00 PM at the Lanman Center, Payne Whitney Gymnasium
WesWIS will be sponsoring transportation for a limited number of students to attend the fair featuring representatives from: Allopathic, Osteopathic Medicine, & M.D./Ph.D. Programs, Dental Medicine, Nursing, Public Health Optometry, Podiatric Medicine, and Physicians Assistant Post-Baccalaureate Studies.

 

Organizational Meeting
Friday 2/8/13 at 12:00-1:00 PM in Allbritton 103

Welcome back! Get involved with our spring events and catch up with fellow members! Lunch will be provided.  Planned events include:

  • Faculty-led lab tours
  • Lunches at the DFC with faculty
  • Youth outreach program
  • WesFest luncheon 

Post Graduate Panel 

Thursday 3/28/13 at 7 PM in Usdan 108

Come learn about the various opportunities in graduate studies from representatives in a wide range of disciplines. Dinner will be served, RSVP required. 

Panelists include:

  • Yashoda Sharma, Project Coordinator at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Megan King, Assistant Professor at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Janeen Skutnik-Wilson, Partner of NSF-DBA at NSF International
  • Ethel Pippin: Strategic Marketing and Product Leader at MassMutual Financial Group, Founder of Almega Consulting Group 

Faculty Lunch with Andrea Roberts
Wed 4/3/13  at noon in DFC
Have lunch with Andrea Roberts, Organic Chemistry Lab Professor!!  RSVP to mschug@wesleyan.edu

WesCourses: Peer Mentor Lunch

Friday 4/5/13  at noon in Exley 109

Get help planning out your courses for fall 2013! WesCourses is a peer-mentor lunch that's a great opportunity to get student-input on class selection during preregistration for the spring semester. Lunch will be served.

NEURON

Sunday 4/7/13 at Quinnipiac University's York Hill Campus

WesWIS will be taking students to the annual conference centered around neuroscience and undergrad research. For those interested in being featured in the poster session, abstracts are due March 25.

Faculty Lunch with Matthew Kurtz
TBD  at noon in DFC
Have lunch with Professor Matthew Kurtz of the Psychology Department! RSVP to mschug@wesleyan.edu

Lab Tour with Rich Olson
Thursday 4/11/2013 at 4 PM
Learn about the research of Professor Olson in the MB&B Department! RSVP to mschug@wesleyan.edu

Lab Tour with Ann Burke
Thursday 4/11/2013 at 5 PM
Learn about the research of Professor Burke in the Biology Department! RSVP to mschug@wesleyan.edu

High School Outreach Program with Upward Bound
TBD  
Lab tour and dinner for high school girls. More details to come.

Late Night Study Break
Monday 5/13/13 at 10:00 PM-midnight in Woodhead Lounge
Take a break from the stress of studying for finals by catching up with friends and refueling with caffeine and snacks! Or just form a study group and enjoy a pick-me-up! Donuts and coffee will be provided.