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WISELI Calendar and Events

2017

July 6, 2017

May 25, 2017

April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017

  • Registration is required for this program.

    April 20, 2017

    • National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium
    • An outreach and professional development event designed to share experiences on the journey to success as a women in today's world.
    • 8:00am - Noon
    • East Atrium and Plenary Room, Grainger Hall
    • Registration is required for this symposium.

    April 14, 2017

    • BGPSA presents: Navigating your Academic Journey: Mentorship and Allyship
    • The Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (BGPSA) hosts a luncheon and round table discussion with Christine Grant, PhD, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives at North Carolina State University.
    • 12noon-2pm
    • Union South, Varsity Hall II
    • Lunch will be provided and reservations are required. RSVP here.
    • For more information please click here or contact Margo Batie.
    • Co-sponsors include th Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE), UW MRSEC, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science Grant program.

    April 6, 2017

    • Women & Leadership Coffee and Conversation: Commmunity Engagement: Homelessness and Food Insecurities in Dane County
    • Panel Discussion
    • 8:00am Registration/8:30am Program/9:30am Networking
    • Union South/TITU
    • Registration is required for this workshop.

    April 4, 2017

    • SciMed GRS presents "'Mother to Son': Staircase from Detroit to Professoriate"
    • The Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) program presents a talk by Tracie Gibson, PhD, Asst. Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri. Dr. Gibson uses her experience and passion for biology to promote inquiry-based learning within courses and works to enhance diversity through recruitment and retention of underrepresented students.
    • 5pm
    • 1420 Microbial Sciences
    • For more information click here, or contact Sara Patterson or Elaine Welch
    • Co-sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science grant program

    March 22, 2017

    • UW-WIT Education/Professional Development Advancement Series: Improving Your Next Interview
    • John Archambault provides tips for interviewing
    • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Union South/Varsity I
    • Please register for this event here.

    March 16, 2017

    • Women & Leadership Coffee and Conversation: How to Lead Good Teams
    • Jessica Swenson, Learning and Talent Development
    • 8:00am Registration/8:30am Program/9:30am Networking
    • Union South/TITU
    • Registration is required for this workshop.

    March 7, 2017

    • Outstanding Women of Color Reception
    • UW-Madison's reception formally recognizing women who contribute to our campus and the greater Madison community
    • 5:00pm - 7:30pm
    • Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Place
    • Registration is required for this event.

    February 28, 2017

    • WARF Essential Topics Series: Boardroom Bound
    • Free webinar and roundtable discussion on demystifying the process of being selected for and participating on boards.
    • Featuring Angela Kujak, Assistant General Counsel, WARF
    • 11am - 1pm
    • Researchers' Link at the Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.
    • Registration required by 2/24/17

    February 23, 2017

    • Faculty of Color Reception
    • A networking celebration to recognize new and recently promoted faculty of color.
    • 5pm - 7pm
    • Pyle Center Alumni Lounge, 702 Langdon St
    • Registration is required for this event.

    February 15, 2017

    • Feminist Pedagogy in the Science Classroom
    • Ann Fink, PhD, Witting Fellow in Feminist Biology at the UW-Madison Center for Research on Women and Gender will present this talk as part of the Plant Sciences Graduate Student Council's series on "Women in (Plant) Science." A question and answer session with snacks and refreshments will follow the talk.
    • 3:30pm
    • Room 351 Moore Hall
    • Co-sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program
    • For more information, please contact psgsc@wisc.edu or mkwimmer@wisc.edu
    • Link to event poster here.

    February 9, 2017

    • Women & Leadership Coffee and Conversation: Conflict Management
    • Lori Scroggs, Office of Quality Improvement
    • This session will focus on identifying shared interests in a conflict situation.
    • 8:00am Registration/8:30am Program/9:30am Networking
    • Union South/TITU
    • Registration is required for this workshop.

    February 2, 2017

    • Mentor & Coach: Utilizing coaching tools to support a dynamic mentoring relationship
    • Rena Seltzer, President of Leader Academic
    • This interactive workshop designed for WOMEN FACULTY will explore how coaching tools can be employed in the mentoring relationship to create a more dynamic experience.
    • 12:45pm Registration/1-3pm Workshop
    • Union South/TITU
    • Registration is required for this workshop. For more information, view this flyer.

    January 26, 2017

    • CIMER: Improving research mentoring relationships
    • The new Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) presents a program of scholarly and practical discussions on mentoring led by local and national experts. The featured speaker is:
    • Jo Handelsman, PhD, Incoming Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
    • 2:00-5:00pm, Reception to follow
    • Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 33 N. Orchard St.
    • Register for this event here
    • For more information see CIMER's website or contact Leah Nell Adams.

    2016

    November 17, 2016

    • Women & Leadership Series
    • Coffee & Conversation: TBD
    • 8am — 10am
    • Union South
    • Registration is required. To register, click here.

    November 14, 2016

    • Distinguished Lecture Series Welcomes Eileen Collins
    • Doors open at 7pm; Lecture at 7:30pm
    • Memorial Union's Shannon Hall
    • Eileen Collins is a highly accomplished astronaut who is best known for being the first female to both pilot and command an American spacecraft. This event is free and open to the public. Read more here.

    November 3, 2016

    • Dr. Jo Handelsman: Vision For the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
    • 10am — 11am
    • Biotech Auditorium, Room 1111
    • The presentation will be live streamed at www/biotech.wisc.edu/webcams

    October 24, 2016

    • Viewing and Panel Discussion — CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
    • The Madison Women in Tech Meetup Group and UW-Women in Technology (UW-WIT) will host a showing and panel discussion of this documentary film on women in the computer science and information technology. See more here.
    • 6:30-8:30pm
    • Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., Rooms 301 and 302
    • For logistics question contact Ed Graves, Madison Public Library.
    • For more information about the event contace Annette Stratman-Durrer or Sandee Sieberlich of UW-WIT.

    October 20, 2016

    • Beyond Broader Impacts: How and Why STEM Engagement is Part of the Cycle of Innovation
    • WARF Essential Topics Series – For Campus Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators
    • 4 – 5pm
    • H.F. DecLuca Forum, WID
    • 330 N. Orchard St.
    • For more information and to register for this event click here.
    • October 19, 2016

      • Women & Leadership Series
      • Book Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond
      • Noon — 1pm
      • Union South
      • Registration is required. To register, click here.

      October 17, 2016

      • Our Changing Lives: Work, Family & Policy in a Time of Gender Equality
      • Betsey Stevenson, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan will present this lecture on labor issues and policy and their relation to family wellbeing.
      • 4:30pm
      • Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
      • Sponsored by the Department of Economics and their student organization, Women in Economics at UW-Madison

      October 19, 2016

      • UW-Women in Technology (UW-WIT) Networking Event
      • UW-WIT will host an informal networking event open to everyone interested in the success and retention of women working in IT on the UW-Madison campus. IW IT mentors will be available to discuss their program.
      • 4:00 pm
      • Steenbock's in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)
      • Please RSVP by clicking here.
      • For more information, please contact Brenda Spychalla.

      October 13, 2016

      • Women & Leadership Series
      • Coffee & Conversation: Growing a Culture of Wellness
      • 8am — 10am
      • Union South
      • Registration is required. To register, click here.

      October 7, 2016

      • Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology
      • The Center for Research on Gender & Women and the Department of Gender & Women's Studies presents this symposium featuring the following speakers:
        • Marlene Zuk, Prof. of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior, University of Minnesota
        • Kathryn Clancy, Asst. Prof. of Anthropology, University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign
        • Molly Carnes, Prof. of Medicine, Director of the Center for Women's Health Research, UW-Madison
        • Ann Fink, Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, UW-Madison
      • 8:30am-5:00pm
      • Red Gym, On Wisconsin room
      • 716 Langdon Street
      • For more information, to submit a poster, and/or to register, click here.
      • If you have questions, contact Dace Zeps or Janet Hyde.

      October 7, 2016

      • A Conversation with Nadia Drake
      • The Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy is hosting Dr. Nadia Drake, a science journalist for National Geographic.
      • 3:30pm
      • Seminar Hall, 1315 Daniels Chemistry Building
      • For more information, view the flyer

      September 20, 2016

      • Women in Science and Engineering Panel for PostDocs
      • The Office of Postdoctoral Studies invites postdoctoral scholars to participate in a panel discussion featuring successful women faculty discussing mentoring, developing professional networks, balancing family life with career, and the working environment of academic departments. Panelists include:
        • Dr. Caitilyn Allen, Plant Pathology
        • Dr. Angela Byars-Winston, Medicine
        • Dr. Natalia de Leon Gatte, Agronomy
        • Dr. Patricia Keely, Cell and Regenerative Biology
        • Dr. Trina McMahon, Bacteriology
        • Dr. Ahna Skop, Genetics
      • 12:00-1:00pm
      • 1360 Genetics-Biotechnology Building
      • For more information, please contact Stephanie Marita Carpenter

      September 20, 2016

      • Postdoc Research Symposium
      • The Office of Postdoctoral Studies invites the university community to attend a keynote address by B. Lynn Allen-Hoffman, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Founder/CEO/CSO of Stratech Corp., and presentations by the following four outstanding postdocs:
        • Katie Brenner, PhD, Biochemistry
        • José Francisco Gutiérrex, PhD, WCER
        • Emma Mohr, MD, PhD, Pediatrics
        • Richard Barker, PhD, Botany
      • 1:00-4:15pm
      • Auditorium, Genetics-Biotechnology Building
      • All are welcome, please register here
      • For more information, please contact Stephanie Marita Carpenter

      September 8, 2016

      • Women & Leadership Series
      • Coffee & Conversation: Speed Networking
      • 8am — 10am
      • Union South
      • Registration is required. To register, click here.

      August 17, 2016

      • UWSMPH Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue
      • Brian Gittens, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Associate Dean of Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion presents, Unconscious Bias in Academic Medicine.
      • This session will introduce the concept of unconscious bias and identify strategies for creating transformational systemic change. The format will be 60 minutes of presentation followed by 30 minutes of dialogue and discussion.
      • 12:00-1:30pm
      • HSLC Room 1345

      July 7, 2016

      • Women & Leadership Symposium
      • 8:30am – 3:30pm
      • The Pyle Center
      • This event is $50. To register, click here.

      June 28, 2016

      • UW-WIT presents screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
      • UW Women in Technology presents a screening of this documentary film exploring underrepresentation of women and people of color in computer science. To learn more about the film click here.
      • This event requires registration! To register, here.
      • 4:00-5:00pm — Reception/networking
      • 5:00-5:45pm — Keynote address by Dr. Christine Alvarado, University of California San Diego
      • 6:00-7:30pm — Documentary screening
      • Union South
      • Reception in Varsity 3
      • Keynote and screening in Marquee Cinema

      June 8, 2016

      • UW-WIT Education/Professional Development Series: Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
      • April McHugh, Career and Educational Counelor with DCS, will discuss the benefits of being on LinkedIn and how to create a dynamic profile.
      • 11:30am – 1:00pm
      • Gordon Dining and Event Center, Sonata Room (2nd Floor)
      • 770 West Dayton Street
      • Registration is required, click here to register.

      June 2, 2016

      • Black Graduate and Professional Student Association Roundtable Discussion:
      • Tunneling through the Barriers of Institutional Race and Gender Bias: Strategies for Black Women in STEM and their Allies
      • Evelynn Hammonds, PhD, Professor of History of Science and Arican American Studies, Harvard University will discuss issues of race and gender both women and men face in STEM and methods for overcoming biases.
      • 2:00 – 4:00pm
      • Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
      • Reception will follow
      • For more information click here.

      June 1, 2016

      • CIRTL offers free online course on improving STEM teaching
      • Advancing Learing Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching helps graduate students, postdocs, and professors "learn effective teaching strategies and research that supports them, and how to collect, analyze, and act upon evidence of student learning."
      • This massive, open, online course (MOOC) starts on June 1 and runs eight weeks, but classes can be taken at any time and pace.
      • For more information and to enroll, click here.

      May 12, 2016

      • UW-WIT Education/Professional Development Series: Advance Your Career!
      • Trisha Wollenzien, HR Assistant Director/Housing will focus on the latest trends in resume formats and how to present yourself in a cover letter.
      • 11:30am – 1:00pm
      • Orchard View Room, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) Building
      • 330 North Orchard Street
      • Registration is required, click here to register.

      May 3, 2016

      • Dermatology hosts WISELI Celebrating Grant Speaker
      • Maria Hordinsky, MD, Chair and Professor of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School, will present a research talk and a discussion on gender and careers in science and medicine.
      • 10:30–11:30am, Research talk, UW-Health Dermatology Clinic, 7th floor conference room, 1 S. Park St.
      • 11:55am–12:15pm, Discussion on gender and careers, UW-Health Dermatology Clinic, 7th floor conference room, 1 S. Park St
      • See here for more information

      April 13, 2016

      • Leadership Institute Information Session
      • The Learning Communities for Institutional Change & Excellence hosts an information session about its Leadership Institute, a program that develops participants' leadership capacities for creating more inclusive workplaces, classrooms, or communities.
      • Students, staff, faculty, and community members are welcome.
      • 10:00am–12:00pm
      • 8417 Social Sciences
      • 1180 Observatory Drive
      • To register or ask questions, email Chris Long.

      April 12, 2016

      • Dermatology hosts WISELI Celebrating Grant Speaker
      • Alice Pentland, MD, Chair and Professor of Dermatology, University of Rochester, will present a research talk on "Prostagladins in Photocarcinogenesis" and a discussion on gender and careers in science and medicine.
      • 8:30–9:30am, Research talk, UW-Health Dermatology Clinic, 7th floor conference room, 1 S. Park St.
      • 12:15–1:45pm, Discussion on gender and career, 408 MSC
      • See here for more information

      April 7, 2016

      • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversation
      • MORE: Money, Relationships, and Equality
      • Dr. Christine Whelan, School of Human Ecology
      • 8:00am Check-in and coffee
      • 8:30am Program
      • 9:30am Networking
      • Union South, TITU
      • Registration required. To register, click here.

      April 5, 2016

      • 4th Annual National Diversity Council's Women in Leadership Symposium
      • Speaker panels, networking luncheon
      • 8:00am – Noon
      • Grainger Hall, East Atrium and Plenary Room
      • 975 University Avenue
      • Registration required. To register, click here.

      March 29, 2016

      • UW-Women in Technology Networking Event
      • This free networking event is hosted in partnership with the UW-Madison Internet of Things (IoT) Lab on Campus.
      • 4:00pm – 5:30pm
      • Internet of Things Lab, 3153 Mechanical Engineering Building
      • Registration required. To register, click here.

      March 29, 2016

      • Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping
      • A WISCAPE Event featuring Dr. Julie Posselt, author of "Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping."
      • Noon — 1:30pm, 159 Education Building
      • No registration required.

      February 25 — March 13, 2016

      • University Theatre presents Smart People
      • Smart People, written by Lydia Diamond, one of America's leading female playwrights, and directed by Chuck Smith, reknowned resident director of Chicago's Goodman theatre explores issues of race and science through interactions between four intellectual characters. For more information, including dates, show times, and ticketing, follow this link. Read more about the play and playwright here.

      February 25, 2016

      • Faculty of Color Reception
      • This annual reception welcomes new faculty of color, honors newly-promoted faculty of color, recognizes visiting faculty of color, and provides opportunities to network.
      • Pyle Center
      • 5—7pm
      • Register here.

      February 9, 2016

      • Environmental Groups Working Toward Equity: Racial Prejudice Workshop
      • Public talk by Prof. Markus Brauer
      • Madison Public Library
      • 201 west Mifflin Street, Room 302
      • Registration requested. Please visit: here to register. For more information, see this link.

      February 4, 2016

      • Panel on Implicit Bias in Postsecondary Education
      • A WISCAPE Event featuring a panel addressing the underpinnings of implicit bias in postsecondary education
      • Noon — 1:30pm, 159 Education Building
      • No registration required.

      2015

      December 9, 2015

      • Women & Leadership Series: Coffee and Conversations
      • The UW-Madison AAU Campus Climate Survey: A discussion of the report and exploration of solutions
      • 8:30am — 10:00am
      • Union South
      • Registration Required.

      December 4, 2015

      December 2, 2015

      • 3-Minute Thesis Competition
      • Three Minute Thesis is an international competition in which doctoral students hone essential career skills and practice communicating to a general audience. Please join us to hear UW-Madison graduate students convey the essence of their research in just three minutes during this friendly competition.
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      • 1:00pm — 3:00pm, Reception to Follow
      • H.F. DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Building
      • No registration required; all are welcome! See flyer for more information.

      November 3-4, 2015

      • Diversity Forum 2015
      • The forum features two full days of programming, including Marc Lamont Hill, an academic, journalist, author, activist, and television personality and other speakers, as well as the documentary "Dream Big Dreams" about Civil Rights pioneer and UW-Madison Law School alumna Vel Phillips in the Marquee Theatre, as well as too-good-too-miss breakout sessions and opportunities for networking.
      • Union South
      • To register, click here.

      October 23, 2015

      • The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boy's Club
      • Eileen Pollack, author of "The Only Woman in the Room", will discuss the social and institutional barriers confronting women and minorities in the STEM fields. This event is part of the Wisconsin Book Fest. Read more here.
      • 2:30pm-3:30pm
      • Wisocnsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard Street

      October 8, 2015

      • UW Women in Technology (UW-WIT) Beers & Careers Networking Event
      • 4:00pm — 6:00pm
      • Union South — The Sett Recreation Center on the lower level
      • Join UW-WIT for bowling, billiards, beer and engaging conversations with IT staff from across campus. Snacks and some beverages will be provided, along with first-come first-served bowling. Open to all campus IT staff. Bring a Cat5e and a colleague and build your network.

      October 8, 2015

      • Women & Leadership Series: Coffee and Conversations
      • Speed Networking
      • 8:00am — 10:00am
      • Union South
      • Registration Required.

      September 30, 2015

      • Littlefield Leadership Lecture: A Nurse's Journey of Leadership Challenges in Diversity, Inclusion, and Practice
      • Barbara Nichols, MS, RN, FAAN, the Leadership and Diversity Coordinator for the Wisconsin Center for Nursing and a consultant to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will address factors that affect diversity and inclusivity in nursing leadership and present stragegies for creating diverse and inclusive environments in nursing
      • 2:00pm — 3:30pm: Friends of the Littlefield Lecture Tea with Barbara Nichols ($50/person)
      • 4:00pm — 6:00pm: Lecture and Responder Panel (no fee)
      • Register online here

      September 24, 2015

      • UW Women in Technology: Onboarding & Retention
      • Focusing on retaining women in IT, this interactive session focuses on what happens once you have a new employee (onboarding, mentoring, etc.)
      • 11:30am — 1:00pm
      • Union South/TITU
      • To register, click here.

      September 9, 2015

      • Women & Leadership Series: Coffee and Conversations
      • The UW-Madison 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative: It's Local, It's Global, It's Personal
      • 8:00am — 10:00am
      • Union South
      • Registration Required.

      September 3, 2015

      • Psychology Colloquium Series, Jacque Eccles: Gender and STEMM
      • In this talk, Dr. Eccles will summarize her 40 years of research on why women and men continue to pick different occupations and different specialties within the spectrum of STEMM .
      • 3:45pm — 5:00pm
      • Brogden Psychology Building, Room 121
      • For more information, click here.

      Fall 2015

      • Searching for Excellence & Diversity: Workshops for Search Committees
      • The schedule for WISELI's workshops for faculty search committees is now available. To view the schedule and register for the workshops, please click here.

      August 21, 2015

      • Practical Advice and Resources for Minority and Women Entrepreneurs
      • This free 11-week course empowers you to plan, finance, organize and turn your vision into reality. Deadline for applications is August 21, 2015.
      • For more information and to register, click here.

      July 9, 2015

      • Women & Leadership Symposium
      • The 7th annual Women & Leadership Symopsium will include a day of networking, professional development, and learning from women leaders, and over twelve workshops throughout the day.
      • The event is sponsored by UW Foundation Women's Philanthropy Council and UW-Madison Commmittee on Women in the University, along with the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources and Development and the UW Women Deans.
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      • 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
      • Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
      • For more information and to register, click here.

      May 27, 2015

      • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Membership Launch for faculty and staff
      • The UW-Madison Office of the CIO and UW Women in Technology (WIT) will announce a new partnership between SWE and Internet2. Karen Horting, Executive Director and CEO of SWE and Florence D. Hudson, Sr. Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Internet2 will discuss professional development opportunities provide by SWE memberships. SWE memberships for UW-Madison faculty and staff will be underwritten by the Office of the CIO.
      • This event is sponsored by UW WIT and CIO Office
      • 2:30-3:45pm
      • 1255 HF DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
      • For more information and to register, click here.

      May 27, 2015

      • A Conversation with Florence D. Hudson: Critical success factors for work, life, and leadership
      • Florence D. Hudson, Sr. Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Internet2 will share her perspective on critical factors for success in work, life, and leadership at this presentation and networking event.
      • This event is sponsored by UW-WIT(Women in Technology)
      • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
      • 1255 HF DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)
      • Light refreshments provided and cash bar available
      • For more information and to register, click here.

      April 27, 2015

      • WARF Essential Topic Series
      • "How Promoting Diversity Among Inventors and Entrepreneurs Benefits Everyone"
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      • H.F. DeLuca Forum at the Discovery Building
      • 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI 53715
      • 4:00pm — 5:30pm
      • Please register here by April 24th. For more information, click here.

      April 23, 2015

      • Gender & Women's Studies(GWS) Colloquium
      • Myra Marx Ferree, PhD, Professor of GWS and Sociology
      • "The Battle for the Best Brains? Gender Equality Policies in Higher Education"
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      • 3401 Sterling Hall
      • 3:30pm
      • For more information click here

      April 20-22, 2015

      • UW-WIT Series of Events with Carrie Regenstein
      • The UW Women in IT will host Carrie Regenstein, faculty member of the CAUDIT Institute, presenting a series of events addressing leadership and women in IT. For detaile information about the events listed below, please visit the website of the CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technology.
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      • April 20, 2-3:30pm, Gordon Commons
      • "Preparing for the Next Opportunity: Developing Staff and Yourself in Lean Times"
      • Registration required. Please click here to register.
      • April 20, 3:30-5:00pm, Gordon Commons
      • "Networking Event with Carrie Regenstein"
      • Registration required. Please click here to register.
      • April 21, 10-11:30am, Varsity Hall 1, Union South
      • Keynote — "Walking Fast and Far Together: Women and Men in IT"
      • Registration required. Please click here to register.
      • April 22, 9-10:30am, WID
      • "Would You Promote You?"
      • Registration required. Please click here to register.

      April 9, 2015

      • Sara Laschever, Co-Author of "Women Don't Ask", presented by GWIS
      • "Ask For It: Women and the Power of Negotiation"
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      • 1800 Engineering Hall
      • 1:30pm — 3:00pm
      • Registration is required! Click here to register.
      • For more information, visit the GWIS website.

      April 8, 2015

      • National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium
      • "Celebrating leadership: The power of women in the workplace"
      • Grainger Hall, East Atrium and Plenary Room
      • 8:00am — 12:30pm
      • Click here for more information. To register, click here
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      • "Continuing the Conversation: Women and Leadership Networking Luncheon"
      • Grainger Hall, Executive Dining Hall
      • 11:30am — 1:00pm
      • Click here for more information. To register, click here

      April 1, 2015

      • UW-WIT Informal Networking Event
      • Sponsored by the UW Women in IT group, this event is open to all those interested in the recruitment, success, and retention of women working with IT on the UW-Madison campus.
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      • 1:30pm — 2:30pm
      • Lakefront Cafe, Memorial Union First Floor

      March 24, 2015

      • Gender Equity in Academia
      • Kristen Monroe, University of California-Irvine
      • Presented by the UW-Madison Lectures Committee, and the Departments of Political Science, Psychology, and Gender and Women's Studies
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      • Noon — 1:00pm
      • Wisconsin IDEA Room, Education Building

      March 20, 2015

      • Women in Leadership Films: Women in Space
      • The COE Student Leadership Center and Career Services will screen a series of three documentary films on Women in Leadership. Women in Space is the third of the three films. Dinner will be provided for all attendees. Space is limited to 100 students, faculty and staff. Please RSVP only if you know you are able to attend.
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      • 5:00pm — 6:30pm
      • 1610 Engineering Hall
      • Registration is required! Click here to register.

      March 19, 2015

      • More than Competence: Science Identity by Gender and Race among Middle School Youth
      • Feminist Seminar (FemSem): Julia McQuillan, Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln
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      • 12:30pm — 2:00pm
      • 2435 Social Sciences Building

      March 12, 2015

      • Faculty Networking Lunch Series
      • "Dual Career Faculty"
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      • Audubon Room, University Club
      • Noon — 1:30pm
      • To register, click here

      March 11, 2015

      • UW-Madison Women & Leadership Book Discussion
      • As part of the UW-Madison Women & Leadership series, join colleagues at a special event designed to support leadership learning for UW-Madison women.
      • This year's book will be I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb. I am Malala is the story of a young woman who was attacked and nearly killed for her advocacy for women's rights and education in her native Pakistan. Discussion of the book will be led by one of UW-Madison's women deans.
      • For more information and to register, please click here.
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      • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
      • Union South

      March 4, 2015

      • UW-Women In Technology Speaker Event - Recruitment
      • "Recruiting Excellent and Diverse IT Applicants"
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      • Union South - Varsity Hall 1
      • 11:30am - 1:00pm
      • To register, click here

      February 26, 2015

      • Gender & Women's Studies(GWS) Colloquium
      • Janet Hyde, PhD, Professor of GWS and Psychology
      • "Men Are from Earth, Women Are from Earth: Science vs. the Media on Psychological Gender Differences"
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      • 3401 Sterling Hall
      • 3:30pm
      • For more information click here

      February 25, 2015

      • Delta Roundtable
      • "Teaching Inclusively in the Age of Ferguson"
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      • Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
      • 6:00pm — 8:00pm (dinner is included)
      • Registration is required, click here.

      February 24, 2015

      • Faculty Networking Lunch Series
      • "Next Steps for Faculty in Mid-Career"
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      • Audubon Room, University Club
      • Noon — 1:30pm
      • To register, click here

      February 19, 2015

      • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee and Conversation
      • "Diversity: How Do We Keep Talking?", Featuring UW-Madison Women Deans
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      • Union South, TITU
      • 8:00am — 10:00am
      • For more information and to register, click here

      February 2, 2015

      • Faculty Networking Lunch Series
      • "Faculty Research on Race & Ethnicity"
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      • Audubon Room, University Club
      • Noon — 1:30pm
      • To register, click here

    2014

    November 13, 2014

    • UW Women in Technology Brown Bag
    • Women in IT (WIT) project team members share their findings and top recommendations for improving the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in IT at UW-Madison. Preview the team's report here. Provide your own lunch; beverages and desserts will be provided. Click here to register.
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    • 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (11:30 Networking and lunch. Program at 12:00)
    • Gordon Commons

    November 13, 2014

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
    • This session will feature "The First 99 days: Observations & Reflections from the Provost." Provost Mangelsdorf will share her journey to the Provost post as well as her observations and reflections in her first 99 days of service at the UW.
    • For more information and to register, click here.
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    • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    • Memorial Union (Great Hall), 800 Langdon Street

    October 17, 2014

    • Denice D. Denton Distinguished Lecture
    • Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College
    • "Increasing the Participation of Women in Tech Careers"
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    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • The Marquee Theater, Union South
    • For more information, click here.

    October 15, 2014

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership Book Discussion
    • As part of the UW-Madison Women & Leadership series, join colleagues at a special event designed to support leadership learning for UW-Madison women.
    • This year's book will be I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb. I am Malala is the story of a young woman who was attacked and nearly killed for her advocacy for women's rights and education in her native Pakistan. Discussion of the book will be led by one of UW-Madison's women deans.
    • For more information and to register, please click here.
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    • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Union South

    October 10 – October 11, 2014

    • Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology
    • Ann Fausto-Sterling, PhD, Professor of Medical Science, Brown University will deliver a keynote presentation that is free and open to the public.
    • Details about the entire symposium, registration, and fees are available here.
    • For more information, please contact, Dace Zeps or Janet Hyde, Center for Research on Women and Gender
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    • Oct 10, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
    • Oct 11, 9:00 am - noon
    • On Wisconsin Rooms, Red Gym
    • 716 Langdon Street

    October 2, 2014

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
    • This session includes a "Chairs' Chat" for new and returning female department chairs. A panel of former (mostly) chairs will share their wisdom and insights for other women department chairs.
    • For more information and to register, click here.
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    • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    • Memorial Union (Great Hall), 800 Langdon Street

    October 1, 2014

    • Outstanding Women of Color Reception
    • Eight winners of the 2014-2015 Outstanding Women of Color Awards will be recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the UW-Madison campus and community.
    • The event is free and no registration is required.
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    • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street

    September 23, 2014

    • UW-WIT Networking and Social Event
    • UW Women in Technology (UW-WIT) will be hosting an after hour networking/social event, open to all those interested in the success and retention of women working with IT on the UW-Madison campus.
    • For more information and to register, click here.
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    • 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Mesozoic Garden, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)

    September 11, 2014

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership series will be holding a speed networking session at their next meeting. The event will be facilitated by Maury Cotter, Director, Office of Quality Improvement and Dean Kathryn VandenBosch of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
    • For more information and to register, click here.
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    • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    • Union South

    September 11, 2014

    • Carla Pugh to speak at TEDMED 2014
    • Carla Pugh, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Clinical Director of the UW Heath Clinical Simulation Program, will present a talk, Play is Not a Waste of Time at TEDMED 2014
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    • Live broadcast from San Fransisco, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
    • Clinical Simulation Program Facility
    • 600 Highland Ave., H6/1
    • Can be viewed online via TEDMED live streaming (access is free but registration is required)

    Fall Semester, 2014

    • Schedule for WISELI's workshops for Faculty Search Committees
    • The schedule for WISELI's workshops for faculty search committees is now available. To view the schedule and register for the workshops, please click here.

    July 10, 2014

    • Women & Leadership Symposium
    • The 6th annual Women & Leadership Symopsium will include a day of networking, professional development, and learning from women leaders, and over twelve workshops throughout the day.
    • The event is sponsored by UW Foundation Women's Philanthropy Council and UW-Madison Commmittee on Women in the University, along with the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources and Development.
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    • 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    • Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    June 17, 2014

    • Women in IT Kickoff Event
    • The newly formed UW-Madison Women in IT (UW-WIT) group is hosting Beth Schaefer from UW-Milwaukee. Beth will talk about the WIT group she founded and will share additional insights.
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    • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Memorial Union, Great Hall
    • For more information, including registration, click here.

    May 9, 2014

    • Science Serving Society: Reflections on four years at the helm of NOAA
    • The 17th annual Leopold Lecture features Dr. Jane Lubchenco. She is former head of NOAA, past president of AAAS and the Ecological Society of America, and current Distinguished Professor of Zoology and Valley Professor of Marine Biology at Oregon State University. The Leopold Lecture is hosted by the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.
    • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Reception
    • 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Lecture
    • Ebling Auditorium, Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive
    • For more information, click here.

    April 9, 2014

    • GWIS/COACh Workshop — Leading Change
    • GWIS (Graduate Women in Science, beta chapter) is hosting a workshop, Leading Change, that aims to increase the capabilities of powerful women to effect change within their organizations. The workshop is presented by COACh (Committee on the Advancement of Women in Chemistry), a grass-roots organization working to advance women scientists and engineers. COACh is highly regarded for the workshops it presents.
    • Co-sponsors include WISELI, WACM, and the Graduate School Professional Development Office.
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    • 1:30-5:00pm
    • Union South, check TITU
    • Registration is required. Please register here.
    • For more information, please contact GWIS.

    • 2nd Annual National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium
    • This symposium is designed to bring women on campus and from across the region's public, private and non-profit sectors together. It will feature a moderated panel discussion, with panelists and participants ranging from a wide level of business professionals, entrepreneurs, non-profit organization directors and representatives, academicians, and students.
    • The event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost & Chief Diversity Officer, in partnership with the National Diversity Council.
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    • 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • Grainger Hall, East Atrium and Plenary Room
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    April 3, 2014

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
    • Promoting Excellence in Physical Education, Knowledge and Appreciation of Movement among Women: The Virginia Horne Henry Legacy
    • The Virginia Horne Henry grant provides funding to UW-Madison researchers, sports clubs, students, and others to continue her legacy of advocating for knowledge of women's psychological and physical health and the female body. This program will feature a panel of recent Virginia Horne Henry grant recipients who will share their projects and accomplishments.
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    • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    • Union South
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    March 13, 2014

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussion
    • This session will feature a conversation of the book, Immunity to Change: How to Overcome it and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization, by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey. The book outlines a theory explaining why individuals often fail to make good on their plans for improvement or behavior change, and includes exercises and strategies to support understanding and implementation of behavior change.
    • The conversation will led by Julie Underwood, Dean, School of Education.
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    • 4:00-5:30 p.m.
    • Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    March 7, 2014

    • MAKERS: Women Who Make American Film Series (Part 3)
    • This session features a screening of Part 3 of the popular PBS documentary, "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," followed by a discussion. The event is sponsored by the Student Leadership Center, Engineering Career Services, and other campus groups.
    • Space is limited to the first 100 attendees; dinner will be provided.
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    • 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    • 1610 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    March 5, 2014

    • Information & Technology Leadership Event
    • The UW-Madison CIO's office is sponsoring this leadership event, titled, "Advancing IT through better recruitment, retention, and advancement of women."
    • The speaker for the event is Deborah Keyek-Franssen, EDUCAUSE co-chair for Women in IT Constituent Group and Associate VP for Digital Education and Engagement at the University of Colorado System Office. She will discuss the business case for diversity and women in IT.
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    • 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • Capitol Conference Room, Grainger Hall
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    February 21, 2014

    • MAKERS: Women Who Make American Film Series (Part 2)
    • This session features a screening of Part 2 of the popular PBS documentary, "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," followed by a discussion. The remaining portions of the film will be screened on 3/7. The event is sponsored by the Student Leadership Center, Engineering Career Services, and other campus groups.
    • Space is limited to the first 100 attendees; dinner will be provided.
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    • 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    • 1610 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    February 20, 2014

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
    • This session, "The Workplace as a Forgiving Community: The Case of UW-Madison," will draw upon the experiences and extensive research of Dr. Robert Enright of the Department of Educational Psychology. Dr. Enright will address issues of contention within university environments, and how faculty and staff can address by the practice of forgiveness.
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    • 8:00-10:00 a.m.
    • Union South, Varsity Hall III
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    February 19, 2014

    • A Common Read
    • This session will focus on the School of Education's selection for the 2013-2014 A Common Read program, "Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia." The program is intended to facilitate diversity discussions among faculty, staff and students throughout the fall and spring semesters.
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    • 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    • Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Bldg.
    • For more information on the selection for this session and to register, click here.

    February 7, 2014

    • MAKERS: Women Who Make American Film Series (Part 1)
    • This session features a screening of Part 1 of the popular PBS documentary, "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," followed by a discussion. The remaining two portions of the film will be screened on different dates (2/21 and 3/7). The event is sponsored by the Student Leadership Center, Engineering Career Services, and other campus groups.
    • Space is limited to the first 100 attendees; dinner will be provided.
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    • 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    • 1610 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    2013

    December 5, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee and Conversation
    • "The Art and Opportunity of Effective Mentoring"
    • Join with campus leaders and colleagues in a conversation about the "nuts & bolts" of effective mentoring. Whether you are seeking a mentor or reaching out to provide mentoring and support for a newer colleague, sure to be an empowering event.
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    • 8:00-10:30 a.m.
    • Union South
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    November 21, 2013

    • Premier of the Gloria Sarto Documentary
    • The UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has created a short documentary honoring Dr. Sarto's life, career, and legacy, which will premiere on Thursday, Nov. 21. The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested.
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    • 6:30 p.m.
    • Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street
    • For more information and to RSVP, click here.

    November 20, 2013

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussion
    • As part of the UW-Madison Women & Leadership series, join colleagues at a special event designed to support leadership learning for UW-Madison women. "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," by Sheryl Sandberg.
    • Discussion will be led by Kathryn VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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    • 4:00-5:30 p.m.
    • Fluno Center For Executive Education, 601 University Avenue
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    November 8, 2013

    • Denice D. Denton Distinguished Lecture
    • Dr. Jo Handelsman, Associate Director (nominee) for Science, OSTP and Professor, Yale University
    • "The National Transformation of Science Education"
    • 3:00pm Lecture / 4:00pm Reception
    • Ebling Symposium Center, Room 1220, Microbial Sciences Building
    • For more information, click here.

    October 25, 2013

    • Laurel Carney, PhD, University of Rochester
    • Working Towards Diversity and Inclusivity in Academia:
    • Proven Strategies for the Classroom, Teaching Lab, and Department
    • 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
    • Tong Auditorium, 1003 Engineering Centers Building
    • 1550 Engineering Drive
    • For more information click here.

    October 24, 2013

    • WISELI/UWSMPH Workshop for Faculty Search Committees
    • 2:00–4:30pm, Room 7001A WIMR
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    October 21-22, 2013

    • 2013 Diversity Forum
    • A two-day conference, the Diversity Forum will include UCLA professor Sylvia Hurtado, Columbia University professor Derald Wing Sue, and attorney Kate Lipper of Education Counsel, LLC.
    • 9:30 a.m.–4:30pm, Union South, Varsity Hall
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    October 3, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations: Bullying in Academia?
    • 8:00–10:00am, Memorial Union
    • Refereed by Dean Soyean Shim, School of Human Ecology. Despite the increasing incidents of bullying in academia, very little attention has been paid for awareness, prevention, and intervention.
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    September 27, 2013

    • WISELI/L&S Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1
    • 9:30–11:30am, Room 4207, Helen C. White
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    September 17, 2013

    • WISELI's Cross-College Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1B
    • 9:30–11:30am, Room 2188 Mechanical Engineering
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    September 12, 2013

    • WISELI's Cross-College Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1A
    • 2:00–4:00pm, Room 2180 Mechanical Engineering
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    September 12, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations: Speed Networking
    • 8:00–10:00am, Union South
    • Refereed by Dean Jeanette Roberts, School of Pharmacy and Maury Cotter, Director, Office of Quality Improvement. Expand your personal network by connecting quickly with several women from across campus. If you like, bring 20 copies of materials to share with others.
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    August 29, 2013

    • Dr. Peter Likins
    • Finding Resilience for Families and Organizations
    • Lecture, followed by a panel discussion
    • 3:30pm–5:00pm, 2235 Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive
    • Reception, book signing, and networking to follow
    • See event flyer here. Registration is requested.

    July 11, 2013

    • 5th Annual UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
    • The Women & Leadership Program will be hosting a day of professional development and networking with women leaders from the campus. Save the date!
    • 7:30 am–3:30 pm, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    May 14, 2013

    • Big Learning Event Study Group: Women in STEMM
    • Eve Fine and Jennifer Sheridan facilitate a 3-part study group exploring issues for women in STEMM fields.
    • 11:30am-1pm, 2188 Mechanical Engineering Building
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    May 8, 2013

    • Freija Descamps, PhD
    • Wednesday Nite @ the Lab
    • Freija Descamps, a researcher who has worked at the South Pole Station and is a scientist with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, will share hands on activities about the work that supports IceCube, computer programming, and more. Physics fans and students of all ages are welcome. Learn more here.
    • 6:00 pm
    • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
    • 330 N. Orchard St.

    May 3, 2013

    • Deborah Estrin, PhD
    • Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Seminar
    • Deborah Estrin a leading innovator and visionary scholar who pioneered the field of networked sensing will present speak on "When in doubt, move: reflections on a career unplanned" Learn more here.
    • 12:00 noon-1:00pm,(brown bag)
    • 3110 Mechanical Engineering
    • 1550 Engineering Drive

    May 2, 2013

    • Deborah Estrin, PhD
    • Sensemaking for Mobile Health
    • Deborah Estrin a leading innovator and visionary scholar who pioneered the field of networked sensing will present a public lecture on "Sensemaking for Mobile Health." Learn more here.
    • 4:00-5:00pm
    • Computer Science Lecture Hall 1240
    • 1210 W. Dayton Street

    May 2, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations
    • 8:00–10:00am, Union South
    • Guest speaker is Sharon Hadary, a UW alum, current member of the Memorial Union Board, author, professor, and business consultant. She is currently the Executive Director, Center for Women's Business Research. She will discuss her recent book: How Successful Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know.
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    April 13, 2013

    • Big Learning Event Study Group: Women in STEMM
    • Eve Fine and Jennifer Sheridan facilitate a 3-part study group exploring issues for women in STEMM fields.
    • 11:30am-1pm, 2188 Mechanical Engineering Building
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    April 9, 2013

    • Big Learning Event Study Group: Women in STEMM
    • Eve Fine and Jennifer Sheridan facilitate a 3-part study group exploring issues for women in STEMM fields.
    • 11:30am-1pm, 2188 Mechanical Engineering Building
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    April 4, 2013

    • Leng Leng Tan, Senior Vice President, Oracle
    • Presented by the WACM Speaker Series
    • 4:00pm, 2310 Computer Sciences Building
    • For more information contact sardashti@wisc.edu.

    April 4, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be hosting a Coffee & Conversations presentation, as well as a networking opportunity.
    • 8:00–10:00am, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    March 22, 2013

    • Women in Leadership Symposium: Women Leaders as Architects of Change
    • Presented by the National DIversity Council
    • 8:30am–Noon, Grainger Hall, Plenary Room 1310 & East Atrium
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    March 13, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Book Discussion
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be discussing "How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know" by Sharon Hadary and Laura Henderson.
    • 4:00–5:30pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    February 7, 2013

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be hosting a Coffee & Conversations presentation, as well as a networking opportunity.
    • 8:00–10:00am, Union South (see TITU listing for room)
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    January 23, 2013

    • Faculty Career Development
    • The Office of the Provost, L&S Dean, the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement are offering a free, half-day training for faculty members, entitled "Pre-Tenure Strategies Success and Productivity & Charting a Meaningful Post-Tenure Career." The workshop will be presented by Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Director of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
    • 8:30–12:00pm, Pyle Center, Room 213
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    January 22, 2013

    • Faculty of Color Reception
    • Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Damon Williams and Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Steve Stern are hosting a reception to welcome and honor new, newly promoted, and visiting faculty of color. The public and campus community are invited to register and attend this free event.
    • 5:00–7:00pm, Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    2012

    December 6, 2012

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations: Driving the Digital Age - Women in the Field of Information Technology
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be hosting a Coffee & Conversations presentation, as well as a networking opportunity.
    • 8:00–10:00am, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    November 27, 2012

    • "A Disability History of the U.S.; or What I Learned from Reading My Own Book"
    • Kim E. Nielsen, professor of disability studies and history at the University of Toledo, presents her work.
    • 5:00–7:00pm, 7191 Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park St.

    November 9, 2012

    • Student to Professional: Women in STEM Careers
    • This workshop offers separate sessions for graduate and undergraduate STEM students that focus on making informed career choices and understanding academic and industry opportunities.

    • 1:30–5:30pm, Union South
    • (see TITU for room)
    • For more information, click here.
    • To register, email: hfes@studentorg.wisc.edu
    • This event is sponsored by the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society student chapter and WISELI

    November 1, 2012

    • Graduate Student Networking: Women in STEM Fields
    • Take this opportunity to network with fellow graduate women from across campus working in STEM fields. This casual conversation will address the strides women have made and the barriers still faced, providing time for STEM women to discuss challenges and share resources with each other.
    • 5pm-6:30pm, Union South (TITU)
    • Pizza will be provided. Registration required (click here. Limited to 20 students).

    November 1, 2012

    • Women & Leadership Coffee & Conversations
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be hosting a Coffee & Conversations presentation, as well as a networking opportunity.
    • 8:00–10:00am, Union South (see TITU listing for room)
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    October 24, 2012

    • Women & Leadership Book Discussion
    • The UW-Madison Women & Leadership Program will be discussing "Do it Well. Make it Fun." by Ronald P. Culberson.
    • 4:00–5:30pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • For more information and to register, click here.

    October 15, 2012

    • "Go Big Read" Author Lauren Redniss, Public Presentation
    • The 2012-13 Go Big Read book is "Radioactive Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout." This presentation will be made by its author, Lauren Redniss. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
    • 7:00–8:30pm, Varsity Hall, Union South
    • For more information, click here.

    October 11, 2012

    • WISELI's Cross-College Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1B
    • 2:00–4:00pm, Room 2188 Mechanical Engineering
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    October 5, 2012

    • Dr. Cora Marrett, Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation
    • "Science, Technology, and Public Policy for the 21st Century"
    • Room 1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall
    • Free and open to the public. For more information, click here.

    October 4, 2012

    • WISELI's Cross-College Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1A
    • 9:30–11:30am, Room 2188 Mechanical Engineering
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    September 30, 2012

    • The Forerunners
    • Professor Fong Chan will be showing his film, "The Forerunners," as a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. The film was created as a response to the underrepresentation of people with disabilities in STEM fields.
    • 3:00-4:00pm
    • Waisman Center (Auditorium)
    • 1500 Highland Avenue
    • Read more about the film and showing here.

    September 21, 2012

    • TRUTH VALUES: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
    • 7:30–10:00pm, Mitchell Theatre
    • For more information, click here.

    September 21, 2012

    • Discovery of the Higgs — The God Particle
    • Sau Lan Wu, PhD, Enrico Fermi and Vilas Professor of Physics will discuss the pivotal role her research team and UW-Madison played in this momentous discovery.
    • 4:00pm
    • Rm 1255 – H.F. DeLuca Forum
    • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)
    • 2nd Lecture added!
    • Register for this free event here. Select the Friday lecture in the "I plan to" dropdown menu.

    September 21, 2012

    • WISELI/L&S Workshop for Faculty Search Committees — Session 1
    • 9:30–11:30am, Room TBA
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    SOLD OUT!!!! September 20, 2012

    • TRUTH VALUES: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
    • 7:30–10:00pm, Mitchell Theatre
    • Thursday 9/20 show is SOLD OUT! For more information on how to obtain tickets for the Friday 9/21 show, click here.

    September 20, 2012

    • Discovery of the Higgs — The God Particle
    • Sau Lan Wu, PhD, Enrico Fermi and Vilas Professor of Physics will discuss the pivotal role her research team and UW-Madison played in this momentous discovery.
    • 4:00pm
    • Rm 1255 – H.F. DeLuca Forum
    • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)
    • For more information click here.

    September 13, 2012

    • Changing How We Steward Time/Money/Energy at Wisconsin: Stories from the Year of APR
    • 2012-13 Coffee & Conversation Program
    • 8:00–10:00am, Union South (TITU)
    • Presenter: Alice Gustafson, Director - Administrative Process Redesign, Office of Vice Chancellor for Administration
    • To Register, click here.

    June 29, 2012

    • Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program
    • WISELI is now accepting proposals for the Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program
    • Deadline for consideration is June 29, 2012
    • For details on the application process and eligibility, click here.

    June 28, 2012

    • The 4th Annual UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
    • 8am-5pm, The Pyle Center
    • For more information and registration, click here.

    May 31, 2012

    • The 15th Annual Jazzin' Benefit for Campus Child Care
    • 5-8pm, The Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
    • The campus and community are invited to enjoy jazz music performances and to support campus early childhood care and educational programs. For more information, click here.

    April 25, 2012

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4pm-5:30pm, Rennebohm Hall, Pharmacy School (Room 1128)
    • Register here.

    April 20, 2012

    • Managing Time & Relationships for a Successful Research Career
    • Presented by Rena Seltzer, ACSW, founder of LeaderAcademic.com
    • 9:30 am to 11:00 am
    • Banquet Room, University Club (803 State Street)
    • Register here

    April 20, 2012

    • Getting Writing Done: Creating an Engaging & Productive Writing Practice
    • Presented by Rena Seltzer, ACSW, founder of LeaderAcademic.com
    • Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    • Memorial Union/TITU (800 Langdon Street)
    • Light refreshments (coffee/tea and cookies) will be served. Please feel free to bring your lunch.
    • Register here

    April 20, 2012

    • Oceans, Climate, and Human Health: Scientific Understanding of the Direct Relationship Between Human Disease and the Environment
    • Presented by Rita Colwell, a former director of the National Science Foundation
    • 4:00 pm
    • 341 Bardeen Labs, 1215 Linden Dr.

    April 5, 2012

    • Women & Leadership: Creating a Culture of Self-Care for Emerging Leaders
    • Coffee and conversation with UW-Madison women deans
    • 8am-10am, Pyle Center
    • Register here.

    March 21, 2012

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4pm-5:30pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • Register here.

    March 16, 2012

    • Stephanie Tai, PhD, JD, Assistant Professor of Law, will be speaking at a seminar:
    • Lost in Translation: How Regulators Use Science and How Scientists Can Help Bridge Gaps
    • 3:30pm, Seminar Hall - Room 1315 Chemistry
    • View event flyer here

    March 16, 2012

    • Priscilla Nelson, PhD, Prof. Civil and Environmental Engineering, presents an overview of her career and a scientific lecture:
    • Me, Myself, and I: A Woman in Engineering
    • 9:30am, 2321 Engineering Hall
    • Risk and Risk Management for Underground Construction
    • 3:00pm, 2255 Engineering Hall
    • View event flyer here

    March 14, 21, & 28, 2012

    • Lecture Series: Indigenous North American Ethnobotany
    • The Laboratory of Ethnobotany, Evolution and Conservation of Crop Plants and Wild Relatives, with the support of WISELI and many others, presents a lecture series that highlights research of prominent scholars in the field and promotes interactions and networking between faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students interested in ethnobotany. Lectures will be presented by:
    • Nancy Turner, PhD, Distinguished Professor, University of Victoria (March 14)
    • Jane Mt. Pleasant, PhD,Assoc. Professor, Cornell University (March 21)
    • Linda DifferentCloud-Jones, Sitting Bull College and Montana State University (March 28)
    • All lectures are at 3:30pm in B302 Birge Hall
    • For more information click here or contact Eve Emshwiller, PhD, Asst. Professor, Botany

    March 12, 2012

    • Straining Towards the Prize: Stereotype Threat and Other Issues that Affect Student Success
    • This new seminar series on the academic achievement gap in STEM disciplines, begins with presentations by:
    • Angela Byars-Winston, PhD., Dept. of Medicine, "The Cultural Contexts for Student Success," and
    • Althea Miller, student, Dept. of Psychology, "Conceptualizing the Discussion and Making it Practical from a Student's Perspective.
    • 12:00-1:00 PM, 1111 Biotech/Genetics
    • View event flyer here

    March 9, 2012

    • Free Screening: Miss Representation
    • 7pm, Marquee Theatre in Union South
    • Sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine, the Gender and Women's Studies Program, and the College Women's Democrat Caucus

    February 29, 2012

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4pm-5:30pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • Register here.

    February 24, 2012

    • Noted physicist, Carol Hirschmugl, PhD, presents colloquium on FT-IR Spectrochemical Imaging
    • 3:30-4:30pm, 2241 Chamberlin
    • More information here.

    February 2, 2012

    • Women & Leadership: Leading as a Young Professional
    • Coffee and conversation with UW-Madison women deans
    • 8am-10am, Pyle Center
    • Register here.

    January 27, 2012

    • Miss Representation: Flim screening and discussion
    • 5pm-8pm, 1800 Engineering Hall
    • Registration required, CLICK HERE

    2011

    December 8, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: Work/Life Balance
    • Coffee and conversation with UW-Madison women deans
    • 8am-10am, Union South
    • Register here.

    December 7, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4pm-5:30pm, School of Pharmacy, Room 1128
    • Register here.

    December 6, 2011

    • Overcoming the Impostor Syndrome: How to Feel as Bright & Capable as Everyone Seems to Think You Are
    • Webinar, funded by AWIS and SWE. Hosted by WISELI and WFMP.
    • Dr. Valerie Young, presenting
    • 4pm-5:30pm, 3127 Mechanical Engineering Building
    • Register here for limited spots

    November 2, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4pm-5:30pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • Register here.

    October 24, 2011

    • Denice D. Denton Distinguished Lecture
    • Dr. Genevieve Bell, Intel Fellow
    • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
    • Lecture 2pm-3:30pm
    • Watch this space for more information.

    October 19, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: Book Discussions
    • 4:30pm-6pm, Fluno Center, Room 812
    • Register here.

    October 6, 2011

    • Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom
    • Hilldale Lecture: "Polycentric Institutions to Cope with Ecological and Social Diversity"
    • 3pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
    • Free and open to the public

    October 6, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: True Colors
    • Coffee and conversation with UW-Madison women deans
    • 8am-10am, Memorial Union
    • Register here.

    October 4 and October 13, 2011

    • Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Cross-College Workshop Series for Faculty Search Committees
    • Session 1 of WISELI's cross-college search workshops is scheduled for:
    • October 4, 9:30-11:30am and
    • October 13, 2:30-4:30pm
    • Session 2 is schedued for
    • December 8, 2:30-4:30pm and
    • December 13, 9:30-11:30am
    • Room 2065 Mechanical Engineering for all sessions
    • More information is available here.
    • Register here.

    September 23, 2011

    • Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Workshop Series for L&S Search Committees
    • Session 1: September 23, 2011, 9:30–11:30am
    • Session 2: December 9, 2011, 9:30–11:30am
    • Room 4207 Helen C. White for both sessions
    • More information is available here.
    • Register here.

    August 4, 2011

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation: Speed Networking
    • refereed by Dean Jeanette Roberts, School of Pharmacy and Maury Cotter, Director, Office of Quality Improvement
    • Lowell Center, Rooms B1B&A
    • 8:00 a.m. Check In
    • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Speed Networking
    • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Informal Networking
    • Pre-registration appreciated. Refreshments will be served. To register, click here.

    June 30, 2011

    • 3rd Annual UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
    • The Pyle Center
    • Check in — 7:30am–8:00am
    • Symposium — 8:00am–3:30pm
    • Rooftop Terrace Reception — 3:30pm–5:00pm
    • Event registration is $50. For more information and to register, click here.

    May 12, 2011

    • "UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation, Creating a Culture of Integrity with Katharyn May"
    • 8:30am – 10:30am, Pyle Center (702 Langdon Street)
    • 8:00 a.m. Check In; Program begins at 8:30 a.m.
    • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Conversation; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Informal Networking
    • Join Katharyn May, Dean, UW-School of Nursing at this event. Attendees will gain valuable insight and perspectives on creating a culture of integrity.
    • Click here to register

    May 11, 2011

    • "Women Scientists in Breast Cancer Research: Frontiers of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment"
    • Wei Xu, Kari Wisinski, Molly Carnes, Janet Mertz, Laurel Rice, Shannon Kenney – UW-Madison, and Nancy Davidson, University of Pittsburg
    • 8:00am – 2:00pm, Temin Room (11th Floor), McArdle Laboratory
    • View Event Poster

    April 15, 2011

    • "UW-Madison Alumnae Discuss Careers at NASA"
    • Karina Eversley, Angie Lenius and Nikki Williams
    • 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Engineering Hall
    • View more info here

    April 7, 2011

    • "Of Breastpumps and 'Blackberrys': Work/Life Integration, Heroic Motherhood, and Stories of a Troubled Technology"
    • Kate Boyer, University of Southampton
    • Holtz Center Brownbag Series
    • 12:00pm – 1:30pm, 8411 Social Sciences Building

    April 7, 2011

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation, Writing a personal mission and vision statement with Jeanette Roberts
    • 8:00 am check-in, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Conversation; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Informal Networking. The Pyle Center.
    • Register Here

    February 24, 2011

    • Dr. Alice Eagly, Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University
    • "Women As Leaders: Negotiating the Labyrinth"
    • 4:00 – 5:30pm. 2120 Grainger Hall
    • In many nations, women have gained considerable access to leadership roles and are increasingly praised for having excellent leadership skills. In fact, women, somewhat more than men, manifest leadership styles associated with effective performance as a leader. Nevertheless, more people prefer male bosses, and research has demonstrated that women can still face impediments to attaining leadership roles and barriers to success as occupants of these roles. How do women become leaders, and what challenges do they face in attaining leadership roles?
    • Reception to follow Dr. Eagly's talk. Registration is recommended.

    February 24, 2011

    • Dr. Amy Bix, Professor of History, Iowa State University
    • "No 'Girl Engineers' Allowed: Tensions in the Gendering of Technology"
    • 4:00 – 5:00pm. SLIS Commons, 4th Floor Helen C. White Hall.
    • This talk discusses the history of how, when, where, and why women entered American engineering, inside the broader context of gender and technology studies.

    February 22, 2011

    • Dr. Keri Hornbuckle, Assistant Dean and Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Iowa
    • "Creating a Life's Work in Engineering Academia"
    • Noon – 1:30pm. 1610 Engineering Hall
    • First in the 3-part lecture series "Engendering Success: Research Achievements and Perspectives of Female Environmental chemists and Engineers." Dr. Hornbuckle is an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, and a Professor of Civil and Environmental ENgineering. She will talk about her path through academic life, and lead a discussion about choices that can affect the trajectory of that path.

    February 1, 2011

    • Dr. Nancy G. Love, Chair, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • "From Under the End Table: Navigating Fears, Hopes, and Aspirations in Life and Career”
    • 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 1610 Engineering Hall
    • This is Part One in the Engendering Success Lecture Series: Research Achievements and Perspectives of Female Environmental Chemists and Engineers

    January 28, 2011

    • Community Conversations: Cronyism and Campus Climate
    • A positive conversation for a positive campus climate, facilitated by Prof. Linda Oakley
    • 11:30 – 1:00, 220 Ingraham Hall
    • All faculty, staff and students who are committed to promoting a positive campus climate are welcome. Refreshments provided! RSVP to koconnor@vc.wisc.edu by January 25, 2011.

    2010

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: The Power of Partnerships
    • 8:00am – 10:30am, The Pyle Center, Room 313
    • 8:00 a.m. Check In; 8:30-9:30 a.m. Conversation; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Informal Networking.
    • A conversation with Molly Jahn, Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and S. Verna Fowler, President of the College of Menominee Nation. Click here to register.

    November 18–19, 2010

    • Denice D. Denton Distinguished Lecture Series
    • November 18, 6pm–8pm, University Club. Benefit Dinner for the Denice Denton Memorial Fund
    • November 19, 3pm–4pm, 1310 Sterling Hall. Public Lecture, "’If It hadn’t Been for Denice…’: NSF and a Legacy of Inclusion." Reception to follow
    • Visit webpage for more information.

    November 4, 2010

    • Women in Science Community Forum
    • The Simpson Street Free Press, Dane County's teen newspaper, is hosting a discussion forum hosted by former Free Press columnist and editor, Andrea Gilmore. Andrea is now pursuing her PhD in Nursing at UW-Madison.
    • 6pm. The Simpson Street Free Press newsroom. 2411 West Broadway/South Towne Mall.

    October 19 / November 3 / February 28 / March 22

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Book Discussion, The Speed of Trust
    • 4:00 – 5:30 pm. The Fluno Center, Room 812. Choose and register for one date.

    • This event will feature a discussion of the book The Speed of Trust, by Stephen M.R. Covey, Free Press; New York, NY. © 2006. The discussion will be led by Julie Underwood, Dean of the School of Education, or Jeanette Roberts, Dean of the School of Pharmacy.
    • Register Here

    October 15

    • School of Nursing's Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture: Donna Shalala
    • "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health"
    • 9:00 am, Wisconsin Union Theater (Doors open at 8am)
    • Admission to the lecture is free; however, a ticket is required. For further ticket information, call the Wisconsin Union Theater Box Office, 608-265-2787.

    October 7, 2010

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: A Conversation with Susan Riseling: UW-Madison Chief of Police
    • 8:00 a.m. Check In; 8:30–9:30 a.m. Conversation; 9:30–10:30 a.m. The Pyle Center, Room 121. Informal Networking.
    • Register Here

    October 1, 2010

    • Dr. Shirley Luckhart, Department of Medical and Microbiology and Immunology, University of California-Davis
    • Noon—1pm, 150 Russell Labs. Seminar Presentation by Dr. Luckhart, "Systems biology of complex regulatory signaling in malaria host-parasite interactions"
    • 1pm—2pm, 243 Russell Labs. Student and Post Doctoral Staff Lunch and Professional Development Conversation with Dr. Luckhart sharing her experience developing a research program and science career path. All students and post doc staff, all departments welcome. To attend, must RSVP by Thurs. 9/30 to Qiang Fu: qfu4@wisc.edu. (To allow accurate meal count estimate).
    • 4pm, 243 Russell Labs. Reception Social for Dr. Luckhart.

    September 30, 2010

    • UW-Madison 2010 Diversity Forum: Cultivating Excellence, Nurturing the Seeds of Success
    • 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Memorial Union.
    • Must register to attend luncheon. Please visit event website to view full agenda and to register.

    August 5, 2010

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Speed Networking
    • 8:00 a.m. Check In; 8:30–9:30 a.m. Speed Networking; 9:30–10:30 a.m. Informal Networking. The Pyle Center
    • Register Here

    June 23, 2010

    • UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
    • 7:30am — 5:00pm. The Pyle Center
    • Event Information
    • Early bird registration $50 before May 19,2010. Register Here

    June 3, 2010

    • 13th Annual Jazzin' Fundraiser, Benefitting the Office of Child Care and Family Resources
    • Featuring: Jan Wheaton Quintet
    • 5pm—8pm, Tripp Commons, Memorial Union
    • Tickets are $30, available both in advance and at the door. Raffle tickets for $1 are also available
    • For more information, visit the Jazzin' website, or check out the event flyer!

    June 1, 2010

    • Dialog on Classism and Climate at UW-Madison
    • An event sponsored by the Council for Non-Represented Classified Staff Summer Institute
    • 1pm—3:30pm, Pyle Center
    • Contact Anne Murphy-Lom, Krystal Wambold, or Jeff Shokler for more information

    May 13, 2010

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation. A Panel Discussion featuring Deans Julie Underwood (School of Education), Lori Berquam (Dean of Students), Katharyn May (School of Nursing), Jeanette Robers (School of Pharmacy), and Robin Douthitt (School of Human Ecology)
    • 8:15 check-in; 8:30am-9:30am conversation. The Pyle Center, Room 121
    • Event is free, but please register or wait list

    May 7, 2010

    • Alice Pawley, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, Purdue University
    • "Celebrating Women in Engineering" public lecture
    • 8:30am—9:30am, 1610 Engineering Hall

    May 3, 2010

    • Meg Urry, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Chair, Department of Physics, Yale University
    • "Why So Few?" public lecture
    • 4pm—5pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall

    April 23, 2010

    • Graduate Student Discussion: Career Advancement in the Sciences, with Dr. Emily Bernahrdt
    • 12:30pm—1:30pm, 447 Birge Hall
    • See flyer for more information

    April 23, 2010

    • Valerie King-Bailey, Founder and Executive Chief Officer of OnShore Technology Group
    • "Celebrating Women in Engineering" public lecture
    • 9:30am—10:30am, Tong Auditorium, 1003 Engineering Centers Building

    April 22, 2010

    • Progress, Pitfalls, and Possibilities in the Science and Practice of Freshwater Ecosystem Restoration
    • Dr. Emily Bernhardt, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Duke University
    • 3:30pm—4:30pm. Biotechology Center Auditorium. 425 Henry Mall
    • Refreshments following the symposium
    • See flyer for more information

    April 8, 2010

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation. Dean Robin Douthitt, School of Human Ecology. "Being an Effective Mentor"
    • 8:15 check-in; 8:30am-9:30am conversation. Microbial Sciences Building, Room 1220 (Ebling Symposium Center)
    • Event is free, but please register or wait list

    March 18, 2010

    • Questioning Power: Conversational Structuring and Interactional Positioning
    • A Colloquium in Communication Arts
    • Dr. Cecilia Ford
    • 4:00pm, 4008 Vilas Hall
    • Grounded in a larger study of women speaking up in workplaces where they have traditionally been underrepresented, Ford references historical claims and developing critiques of the notion of women's 'overuse' of questions and offers a linguistic and feminist critique of her own initial research questions.

    March 17, 2010

    • Experiences of a Navy Neurologist
    • Dr. Anne Weiss
    • Noon-1:00pm, 1345 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    March 11, 2010

    • Pathways to Practice: Women Entering Medicine in 19th-Century Chicago
    • Dr. Eve Fine
    • Noon-1:00pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    March 4, 2010

    • Gender Equity in Academic Medicine
    • Dr. Molly Carnes
    • Noon-1:00pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    March 4, 2010

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation. Dean Jeanette Roberts, School of Pharmacy. "Leading From Strength"
    • 8:15 check-in; 8:30am-9:30am conversation. The University Club
    • Please note instructions in registration form.
    • Event is free, but please register or wait list

    February 25, 2010

    • How Gender Shaped Science and Education: A history of nutritional sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries
    • Dr. Rima Apple
    • Noon-1:00pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    February 4, 2010

    • Opening reception: Changing the Face of Medicine
    • 5:00pm – 6:00pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    February 4, 2010

    • Panel Discussion: Changing the Face of Medicine
    • Dr. Sarah E. GaleWyrick, Dr. Judith W. Leavitt, Dr. Gloria E. Sarto, Dr. Marquita R. Decker
    • 4:00pm – 5:00pm, 1335 Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • No registration required

    February 4, 2010

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation. Dean Katharyn May, School of Nursing
    • 8:15 check-in; 8:30am-9:30am conversation. Room 1106/1108 at 21 N. Park Street (Welcome Center)
    • Event is free, but please register or wait list

    February 3, 2010

    • Preparation of Broader Impact Statements for NSF Proposals
    • Videoconference
    • 2:00-3:30pm, Pyle Center 227
    • No registration is required

    February 3, 2010 through March 19, 2010

    • Changing the Face of Medicine
    • A national traveling exhibition honoring the lives and achievements of American women in medicine, past and present.
    • Daily, 7:30am to 11:45pm in the atrium of the Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
    • Additional events planned; see event website

    January 20, 2010

    • Taking Stock of Race and Racism: A Year After Obama's Inauguration (panel discussion)
    • 5:30 p.m., Madison Public Library Central Branch, 201 W. Mifflin St.
    • Click Here for list of panelists, moderator

    2009

    December 3, 2009

    • Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation with Deans Julie Underwood and Lori Berquam. "Leadership in the Digital Age"
    • 8:15 check-in; 8am-9am conversation. Room 1106 at 21 N. Park Street (Welcome Center)
    • Event is free, but please register

    October 8, 2009

    • 2009 Diversity Forum: "Seeding Inclusive Excellence"
    • 7:45am — 4:30pm, Memorial Union
    • Visit event website for more information

    October 6, 2009

    • The Two-Body Problem: Dual Career Couples in Science
    • A colloquium featuring Marc Sher, Professor, Department of Physics, The College of William and Mary
    • 10:45 Refreshments, 11am Talk, 3425 Sterling Hall

    October 2, 2009

    • Denice Denton Distinguished Lecture: The Flexibility Stigma: How to make flexibility policies truly usable
    • A public forum featuring Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Work Life Law at the University of California Hastings
    • 8:30am-Noon, 1610 Engineering Hall
    • Go to event website for more information and registration information

    October 2, 2009

    • Evelyn Fox Keller: Human Nature, Human Nurture, and the Mirage of a Space between the Two
    • 7:30pm
    • Chazen Museum of Art, Room L160
    • Presented by the Center for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin–Madison
    • Visit event website for more information

    October 1, 2009

    • Denice Denton Distinguished Lecture Series Benefit Dinner
    • 6:00 reception/7:00 dinner
    • The University Club
    • Go to event website for more information and registration information

    September 21, 2009

    • Domestic Partner Health Insurance Celebratory Reception
    • Hosted by Chancellor Biddy Martin, the program will include the latest information on applying for domestic partner health insurance benefits
    • 4:30—6:30 pm; Memorial Union Lounge (2nd Floor).
    • Watch this website for more information.

    May 12, 2009

    • School of Education Colloquium Series — Equity Issues in Mathematics & Science Education
    • Maggie Hawkins presents: "English language learners in mathematics & science education."
    • 4:00 pm; 220 Teacher Ed. Bldg.
    • For more information: See event poster or contact: Noah Feinstein or Anita Wager

    May 1, 2009

    • Diversity and Social Justice Conference
    • The School of Education's Department of Counseling Psychology presents several events with Janice D. Yoder, PhD, Dept. of Psychology, The University of Akron, including:
    • "Understanding Gender Better by Exploring Social Context: Implications for Research and Practice"
    • 10:00am-12:00noon
    • 259 Ed. Sciences Bldg., 1025 W. Johnson St.
    • "Confounded by Gender: Social Catagorization, Stereotyping, & Status"
    • 3:00-4:30pm
    • 228 Ed. Sciences Bldg., 1025 W. Johnson St.
    • For other events and more information please link to the conference website.

    • Co-sponsored by the University Lectures Committee, the Dept. of Counseling Psychology, the Dept. of Psychology, and the Dept. of Gender & Women's Studies.

    April 28, 2009

    • School of Education Colloquium Series — Equity Issues in Mathematics & Science Education
    • Alice Udvari-Solner, PhD presents: "Students with exceptionalities in mathematics & science education."
    • 12:00 noon; 253 Ed. Sci. Bldg.
    • For more information: See event poster or contact: Noah Feinstein or Anita Wager

    April 21, 2009

    • Town Meeting on Domestic Partner Health Insurance
    • 4:00-5:15 pm
    • Red Gym, Room: On Wisconsin 3

    • Because domestic partner health insurance is vital to the well-being of our community, you are strongly encouraged to attend this event. This meeting will provide updated information about Governor Doyle's proposal for domestic partner health insurance, its legislative prospects, and the consequences for our community. There will be ample time for questions and discussions. Food and refreshments will be provided.
    • Co-hosts include: the Office of the Provost/Vice-Provost for Faculty and Staff, Associated Students of Madison, the Domestic Partner Health Insurance Task Force, and the Wisconsin Coalition for Domestic Partner Benefits

    April 9, 2009

    • Endocrinology & Reproductive Physiology Program - Guest Seminars
    • The Endocrinology & Reproductive Physiology Program presents two guest seminars by Thomas Landefield, PhD, Dept. of Biology, California State University - Dominguez Hills
    • 1:30 pm: "Leaks in the Pipeline: Do Faculty Mend Them or Create Them?"
    • 3:00 pm: "Minority Scientists: Where Are They? Should We Care?"
    • Biotech Center Auditorium
    • 425 Henry Mall
    • For more information, contact Tiffany Bachman, 287-2322

    April 2-3 and April 15, 2009

    • The Nelson Institute's Land Tenure Center Forum: Integrating Geospatial and Field-based Science to Assess Biodiversity Conservation
    • The Land Tenure Center brings prominent women scientists to campus for a series of lectures and informal discussions for the public, University faculty, and students. This is an opportunity to hear about advanced research in environmental conservation and to discuss the challenges women face in academia, specifically in environmental science.
    • See the event poster and the forum website for complete details about speakers, events, and times.
    • Ruth DeFries, PhD, Columbia University will present the forums keynote address: "Land Use Transitions and Conservation"
    • April 3, 2009, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    • Room 180 Science Hall
    • 550 N. Park Street
    • For questions, please contact Kurt Brown at the Land Tenure Center.

    • Co-sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program

    March 11, 2009

    March 9, 2009

    • School of Education — Visiting Minority Scholars Lecture Series
    • Christopher Emdin, PhD., Asst. Prof. of Science Education, Columbia University presents: "Urban Science Education from Sputnik to Hip-Hop: Addressing Problems and Creating Possibilities"
    • 12noon-1pm; Room 259; Educ. Sci. Bldg.
    • Click here for additional information.

    • Sponsored by the School of Education and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research

    March 6, 2009

    • Philosophy Department Colloquium Series
    • Carla Fehr, PhD, a feminist philosopher and co-PI for the Iowa State University's ADVANCE grant, will be presenting work on feminist epistemology and the epistemic consequences of the chilly climate for women scientists.
    • 3:30 pm; 4281 Helen C. White Hall

    Feb. 18, 2009

    2008

    December 16, 2008

    • Women's Health Forum
    • Dr. Elizabeth Hyde, assistant professor in UW-Madison's Department of Radiology, will give a talk entitled, "Career Strategies for Women in Academic Medicine."
    • 8:00 - 9:00 am
    • Meriter Hospital, Community Health Education Center (2nd floor)

    September 12, 2008

    September 3, 2008

    • Women in Science Program's Kick-off Seminar on the Science of Gender Differences
    • Janet Hyde, PhD presents: "Men are From Earth, Women are From Earth: Science vs. the Media on Gender Differences"
    • 3:45pm
    • 1315 Chemistry Building (Seminar Hall)
    • Event Flyer
    • Sponsored by: Women in Science Program of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy

    Fall Semester, 2008

    • Searching for Excellence and Diversity & Workshops for Search Committees
    • WISELI offers a series of workshops for search committee chairs and members that provides faculty with information, advice, and techniques that will help them run more effective and efficient search committees. The workshop addresses strategies for diversifying applicant pools, improving interview processes, making successful offers, and ultimately hiring new faculty.

    • Workshops will be held for the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Letters & Sciences, and the School of Medicine & Public Health. Campus-wide workshops, open to all faculty, will also be held. Please click on the links above for scheduling details. A complete schedule of Fall 2008 workshops is also available.

    • At least one member of each search committee, preferably the chair, is strongly encouraged to take part in this valuable workshop. Other search committee members are also most welcome to participate.

    April 22, 2008

    April 15, 2008

    April 8, 2008

    April 8, 2008

    March 25, 2008

    March 11, 2008

    • UW Madison's Department of Horticulture Welcomes Women in Plant Science
    • Sarah Hake, PhD., Director Plant Gene Expression Center, Albany, CA, presents: "Deciphering cell fate in a maize plant"
    • Contact: Sara Patterson or Julie Young
    • This presentation is part of a seminar series featuring prominent women plant scientists. In addition to a research presentation, a special outreach luncheon and evening reception will be held for each speaker. Co-sponsored by the Department of Horticulture and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    February 19, 2008

    • UW Madison's Department of Horticulture Welcomes Women in Plant Science
    • Ellen Leue, PhD., Breeder and Product Group Director, Pan American Seed, presents: "Getting it done: How to succeed in commercial flower product development."
    • Contact: Shelley Jansky
    • This presentation is part of a seminar series featuring prominent women plant scientists. In addition to a research presentation, a special outreach luncheon and evening reception will be held for each speaker. Co-sponsored by the Department of Horticulture and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    February 19, 2008

    • Department of Chemistry - Women in Science Lecture Series
    • Song-I Han, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California ‐ Santa Barbara, presents: "Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced Magnetic Analysis to Study Local Water Dynamics in Soft Molecular Assemblies and Protein Aggregates"
    • 11:00am, 1315 Chemistry

    • This lecture is supplemented by a reception and informal conversation on Women in Science: "It's Easier if you know who you are and what you want": 5:15pm, 1315 Chemistry

    • Co-sponsored by the Chemistry Department's Division of Physical Chemistry and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program

    2007

    December 10, 2007

    • Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Seminar — presented by the UW School of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Comparative Biosciences
    • Helen E. Raybould, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, presents: "How does your gut taste? Sensory transduction in the GI tract
    • 12 noon, Room 2360, School of Veterinary Medicine

    • Dr. Raybould was appointed chair of her department at the UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in January, 2007. She is the first woman to hold a chair position at the UCD veterinary school.

    • Reception for Dr. Raybould and informal discussion of issues related to women in leadership roles in academia — particularly women leaders in academic veterinary medicine.
    • 4:30 pm, Room 2255, School of Veterinary Medicine
    • For more information, please see the event flyer or contact: Hannah Carey

    November 30, 2007

    • Minority Scholars Lecture Series
    • Ruperto M. Perez, PhD, presents: "Diversity and Sexual Orientation: The Wisconsin Idea"
    • Dr. Perez is director of the Counseling Center at Georgia Tech University. His areas of professional interest include counseling issues related to diversity and multiculturalism, gender issues, LGBT concerns, outreach/consultation, and supervision/mentoring. His talk will focus on LGBT concerns in the university community.
    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Room 259, Educational Sciences Building
    • 1025 W. Johnson St.
    • For more information, please see the event flyer (PDF)

    November 29, 2007

    • UW-Madison Comedy Sportz Leadership Workshop
    • The CALS Student Council in conjunction with the CALS Leadership Policy Committee and ASM are sponsoring a leadership workshop and want YOU to come! This workshop is an energetic, fun, comedic, challenging, and interactive way to discover what leadership can really be! Bob Orvis, an original founder of Comedy Sportz in Milwaukee will be on campus to lead us through a workshop focusing on many of the different aspects of leadership. The workshop will consist of a series of short "games" designed to provide insight into things such as communication, team-building, and how status affects teamwork.

    • 5-7 pm, Union South (See TITU for room assignment)

    November 9, 2007

    • Women in Theoretical Particle Physics (WiTTP) Month
    • Shufang Su, PhD,, Dept. of Physics, University of Arizona
    • 2:30pm; Room 5280 Chamberlin Hall
    • For more information on the speaker and events for graduate students please see the program poster or contact: Anupama Atre

    • Co-sponsored by the Department of Physics, the Phenomenology Institute, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program, this presentation is part of a seminar series that brings 4 distinguished women physicists (one per week for four weeks) to present their research and network with physics graduate students.

    November 2, 2007

    November 2, 2007

    October 29, 2007

    • Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning in a Diverse Society
    • A public presentation at the University of Wisconsin‐Madison by Sharroky Hollie, PhD, Director, Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning, Inglewood, CA
    • 4:00-5:30pm
    • Room 147 Education, 1000 Bascom Mall

    October 24, 2007

    • Women in Theoretical Particle Physics (WiTTP) Month
    • Aida El-Khadra, PhD,, Dept. of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • 4pm; Room 2241 Chamberlin Hall
    • For more information on the speaker and events for graduate students please see the program poster or contact: Anupama Atre

    • Co-sponsored by the Department of Physics, the Phenomenology Institute, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program, this presentation is part of a seminar series that brings 4 distinguished women physicists (one per week for four weeks) to present their research and network with physics graduate students.

    October 17, 2007

    • Women in Theoretical Particle Physics (WiTTP) Month
    • JoAnne Hewett, PhD, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University presents: "Discovering the Quantum Universe: The Role of Particle Accelerators"
    • 4pm; Room 2241 Chamberlin Hall
    • For more information on the speaker and events for graduate students please see the program poster or contact: Anupama Atre

    • Co-sponsored by the Department of Physics, the Phenomenology Institute, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program, this presentation is part of a seminar series that brings 4 distinguished women physicists (one per week for four weeks) to present their research and network with physics graduate students.

    October 11, 2007

    • Evolution Seminar Series
    • Trudy Mackay, Ph.D., Dept. of Genetics, North Carolina State University, presents: "The genetic architecture of complex traits: Lessons from Drosophlia"
    • 10:30am; Genetics/Biotech Auditorium 1111
    • For more information please contact Allison Weber

    • Co-sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program and the Departments of Genetics, Biostatistics, Horticulture and Zoology

    July 29 and 30, 2007

    March 27, 2007

    • School of Library and Information Science Seminar
    • Amy Slaton, PhD presents: "American Universities and the 'Whiteness' of Engineering: origins of an Occupational Color-Line"
    • Amy Slaton is an associate professor at Drexel University and director of Drexel's Master's Program in Science, Technology and Society. She is currently completing a history of race in American engineering education since 1950 (forthcoming, Harvard University Press).
    • 4:00pm, SLIS Commons (4th floor, H.C. White Hall)
    • For more information see the event web site.
    • The talk is free and open to all.

    • This event is part of the STS-funded and SLIS-sponsored seminar series on "Uncovering information labor: Technology and work in space and time."

    March 23-25, 2007

    • Second Annual Creating Institutional Change Conference — Increasing awareness, encouraging leadership, fostering partnerships
    • The conference is a three-day affair, composed of sessions and activities focusing on: future initiatives regarding diversity on campuses; the idea of institutional change and how we all fit in; developing and encouraging leadership to improve campus climate for underrepresented populations; conflict resolution; institutional racism; increasing campus awareness of different cultures and ethnicities; fostering better understanding of racial dynamics, gender behaviors, sexual orientations, and cross-cultural communication; high school responsibility; and enhancing college student academic excellence.
    • Keynote speaker:Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will present: "Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster."
    • There will also be a speech by Julie Chavez Rodriguez (granddaughter of Cesar Chavez) entitled: "Si Se Puede (Yes We Can)".
    • For more information, see this news item.

    March 16, 2007

    • Modern Women's Bootcamp: From Backpack to Briefcase
    • This event is a first-ever campus women's leadership conference. It is open to all students interested in current issues specifically affecting females in the transition from college to career. There will be representatives and speakers from companies such as General Electric, Wells Fargo, Accenture, Halliburton, and many more.
    • 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Grainger Hall - School of Business

    • This conference is sponsored in part by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    February 15, 2007

    • Webinar: Selling Yourself Without Selling Out
    • Hard working individuals and groups are often not adequately recognized for their skills and contributions. Self-promotion is an important skill to gain visibility and communicate value for you and your team and is essential to being an effective leader.
    • 12noon-1:00pm (starts promptly at noon)
    • Room 473, Horticulture
    • 1575 Linden Dr.
    • Contact Johanne Brunetto register.
    • Space for this webinar is limited, so please contact Johanne as seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis!

    February 15, 2007

    • Continuing Conversations
    • 2:00-4:00pm
    • Union South, Check TITU
    • Sessions include: Revisiting Discussions from First Semester; Conflict Resolution Skills for Leadership: How to be an Impartial Facilitator When You Have a Stake in the Outcome; Don't Act On It! Preventing a Prejudicial Thought from Becoming a Discriminatory Act

    • 4:00-6:00pm
    • Union South, Check TITU
    • Session on: What is Excellence in Teaching? (includes a Nacho Bar!)

    2006

    December 12, 2006

    • Women in Science Roundtable Discussion: Striving for Equality in an Academic Environment
    • 5:00-7:00pm
    • 9341 Chemistry Building
    • Linda Nicholson, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics will lead a roundtable discussion that focusses on issues of equality for women and minorities scientists working in academic environments and explores possibilities for improvement.
    • Scholars of all backgrounds, men, women, graduate students, post docs, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend and be a part of this discussion.
    • Prof. Nicholson will also deliver a research seminar as part of the Physical Chemistry Seminar Series on Tuesday, December 12, 11am, Room 1315, Chemistry Building.
    • For more information, please contact Monika Ivancic.

    • Prof. Nicholson's vist is sponsored by the Chemistry Department and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    November 27, 2006

    • Distinguished Women in Neural Engineering Seminar Series
    • 12:00pm
    • Tong Auditorium, 1003 Engineering Centers Building
    • Vivian Mushahwar, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will speak on:
    • Tapping into the Spinal Cord for Restoring Standing and Stepping after Spinal Cord Injury
    • Abstract Available

    • Sponsored by the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering with the support of WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.
    • For more information, please contact Elizabeth Felton.

    November 20, 2006

    • Attracting Undergraduate Women Into Physics and Astronomy
    • 12:00pm
    • 4421 Sterling Hall
    • Jennifer Hoffman, PhD., NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California - Berkeley will talk about her efforts to attract undergraduate women into Physics and Astronomy. She will discuss "Launch Day," an orientation program for undergraduate women in Physics and Astronomy and her work with UC-Berkeley's Society for Women in the Physical Sciences.

    November 15, 2006

    • Marriage Amendment Listening Session
    • 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    • Main Lounge, Memorial Union
    • A listening session will be held to give UW-Madison community members an opportunity to voice feelings related to the recently-passed marriage amendment and discuss the implications for domestic partner benefits. Chancellor John Wiley and Provost Patrick Farrell are expected to attend the session, which is open to students, faculty and staff.
    • For more information on the campus listening session, call or email Eden Inoway-Ronnie at (608)265-5975.
    • Campus community members interested in addidtional resources related to the amendment can contact the Offices of the Dean of Students at (608)263-5700; or the LGBT Campus Center at (608)265-3344.

    November 3, 2006

    October 26, 2006

    • Lecture: History of Engineering Education for Women
    • 5:00pm
    • 1025 Engineering Centers Bldg.
    • 1550 Engineering Drive
    • In conjuction with the exhibit, "Petticoats and Slide Rules, SWE, A History of Women Engineers," Amy Bix, PhD, History of Technology and Science Program, Iowa State University will present, "Women in Engineering - What's Changed and What Hasn't: A Historical Review of U.S. Engineering Education for Women".

    • Amy Bix's lecture is made possible with support from Wendt Library, the local chapters of SWE and GWIS, UW Madison's Science and Technology Program and History of Science Department, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    October 21, 2006

    • Symposium: Encouraging Success in Science and Medicine
    • 8:00am-3:00pm
    • Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program and partially funded by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program, this symposium offers talks, workshops, and panel discussions regarding the challenges women face as they simultaneously pursue professional careers and balanced, happy lives. The symposium focuses on how to manage these challenges.

    • Registration is required. Please register by sending an email to smarkovina@wisc.edu.
    • For more information, please contact Stephanie Markovina or Kat Sullivan Dillie.

    October 18, 2006

    • Helping Families Cope with Violence in the Media
    • 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Room 256, Educational Sciences Building.
    • Please join campus colleagues for a conversation about how we can better understand and respond to violent incidents in our schools and media reports of these events. The conversation includes the opportunity to hear from:
    • Prof. Emeritus Joanne Cantor, Communication Arts, on how families can cope with scary/violent stories in the media; and
    • Prof. Colleen Capper, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, on the school environment, with a focus on bullying and school response.
    • Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

    • Sponsored by: UW Office of Child Care and Family Resources; Offices of the Dean of Students and the Secretary of the Faculty/New Faculty Services; and School of Education.

    October 13, 2006

    • CIBM Distinguished Lecturers in Computational Biology Series
    • Jill Mesirov, PhD, Director of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the Broad Institute presents:
    • "Gene Expression Analysis: A Knowledge-Based Approach"
    • 9:45-10:45am
    • Pyle Center
    • 702 Langdon Street

    • This lecture series is sponsored by the Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine(CIBM), the UW Chapter of ACM's Committee on Women (WACM) and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.
    • For more information contact Irene Ong

    September 21, 2006

    • Exhibit: "Petticoats and Slide Rules: SWE, A History of Women Engineers"
    • An opening reception will be held at 5:00pm
    • 2nd floor,Wendt Library
    • 215 N. Randall
    • This special traveling exhibit, on loan from the Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University, uses photos, videos, interviews and artifacts from the SWE Archives, to highlight over five decades of promoting equal opportunity for women in engineerings and inspirational stories of women who paved the way for future generations. The exhibit will be on display in Wendt Library through November.

    • The local installation of the exhibit is made possible with support from Wendt Library, the local chapters of SWE and GWIS, UW Madison's Science and Technology Program and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    September 18 and September 19, 2006

    • The Act of Teaching: Theatrical Tips for Teachers
    • Nancy Houfek, head of voice and speech at Harvard University's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training will lead two workshops, one for faculty and academic staff and one for graduate student teaching assistants. Both workshops aim to help teachers enhance communication and presentations by incorporating techniques used by actors.

    • The workshop for faculty and academic staff is scheduled for:
    • Monday, September 18; 1-4:30pm; Room 9341 Chemistry
    • Online registration is required

    • The workshop for graduate students is scheduled for:
    • Tuesday, September 19; 9am-12:30pm; Room 9341 Chemistry
    • Online registration is required

    • These workshops are sponsored by WISELI; the Women Faculty Mentoring Program; the Associate Vice Chancellor's Office for Diversity and Climate; the Delta Research Teaching and Learning Community; the Center for Biology Education; the NSF Center for Magnetic Self-Organization. For more information contact Linda Sparke.

    June 8 - June 11, 2006

    • 85th Annual SDE/GWIS National Meeting
    • Moving Forward: Climate, Cognition and Careers for Women in Science and Engineering
    • UW-Madison, Pyle Center
    • The SDE/GWIS Beta chapter will hold the 85th Annual SDE/GWIS National Meeting June 8-11, 2006 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Pyle Center in Madison, WI. The scientific program and conference portion of the meeting will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2006 beginning at 9 AM. Get more information and/or register online. SDE/GWIS encourages attendees to present a poster at the meeting. All areas of research are welcome.

    Thursday, April 27

    • WISELI Seminar Series presents:
    • Reminiscences of an Accidental Programmer
    • Presented by Annie Stunden, Chief Information Officer, UW-Madison and Director, DoIT.
    • 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Union South (See TITU for room assignment)
    • Annie Studen will retire from her position as CIO and Director of DoIT in the summer of 2006. In this talk she will address her experiences as a leader in academia and as a woman in technology.

    April 20, 2006

    • Culturally Competent Care: How Competency Relates to Organizational Performance
    • With speaker Gladis Benevides
    • 12:00-1:00pm
    • UW-Madison, Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1306
    • The Center for the Study of Cultural Diversity in Healthcare (CDH) at the UW Medical School has launched a brownbag speaker series focused on cultural competence in healthcare and human services, minority health and health disparities. Ms. Benevides is recognized as an expert in Civil Rights law and Affirmative Action, with over 28 years of experience in these areas. If you have suggestions about speakers or specific topics to include in this series, please contact the CDH Program Manager, Sarah Esmond, at 608-263-9401.

    April 13, 2006

    • WISELI Seminar Series presents:
    • Removing Barriers to Success in Engineering: Interventions that Reduce Gender Differences in 3-D Spatial Skills
    • Presented by Sheryl Sorby, PhD
    • Assoc. Dean of Engineering & Chair, Engineering Fundamentals
    • 2:00-3:00 p.m.
    • Room 1721 Engineering Hall
    • Sheryl Sorby will discuss her research on gender differences in spatial reasoning skills, the coursework and strategies she has developed to teach spatial skills, and their influence on the success and retention of students.

    • This seminar is presented in conjunction with the Engineering Learning Center, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) UW-Madison Student Chapter, and Graduate Women in Science (GWIS).
    • View a video of Dr. Sorby's presentation online.

    April 12, 2006

    • Communicating Expectations and Working with Others
    • 2:00-4:30pm
    • Room 260, Bascom Hall
    • Learn how to communicate expectations and talk through difficult issues
    • This workshop is designed to give graduate students, postdocs and their advisors the skills to effectively resolve conflicts with each other and with their colleagues when they arise. The presenters are Karen Klomparens, Dean of the Graduate School and John Beck, Associate Professor, School of Labor and Industrial Relations at Michigan State University. More information can be found at the conference website.
    • Registration is required to attend the workshop. For additional information, contact Delta via email or phone at (608) 261-1180.

    March 31 - April 2, 2006

    • Creating Institutional Change Conference
    • Increasing awareness, encouraging leadership, fostering partnerships
    • The Diversity Education Program (DEP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is proud and pleased to announce a major diversity conference. More information can be found at the conference website.
    • Registration is required to attend the conference. The conference is free for UW-Madison students and all UW System students. All other participants will have to pay an $80 fee.

    March 30, 2006

    • WISELI Seminar
    • 11:30am-1:00pm Union South (see TITU)
    • Judy Houck, Ph.D., Women's Studies, Medical History and Bioethics, History of Science, and the Center for Women's Health and Women's Health Research, presents:
    • "Race, Gender and Personality: Putting Student Evaluations of Faculty in Perspective"

    • Effects of Gender Stereotypes on Women's Leadership Performance
    • 4:00-5:15pm, 105 Ingraham Hall
    • Presented by Stefanie Halverson, Visiting Scholar,2005-2006; Women's Studies Research Center, UW-Madison School of Business
    • For additional information contact WSRC at 263-2053 or email wsrc@mailplus.wisc.edu

    March 21, 2006

    • They've Come a Long Way, Baby - or Have They? The Current Status of Women in the Workplace
    • University Club Luncheon Series
    • 11:45am-1:10pm
    • University Club, 803 State St.
    • Luncheon and speaker is Carin Clauss, Law School. Celebrating Women's History Month and co-sponsored by the Fund for Women. Open to all. Reservation and payment due in advance. Cost: $16. Information: 262-5023, uclub@wisc.edu.

    March 8, 2006

    • University Roundtable
    • "The Extraordinary Precision of Ordinary Talk: A Linguist's Perspective on Social Interactions," presented by Professor Cecilia E. Ford, Department of English
    • Buffet lunches begin at 11:45 in Tripp Commons at Memorial Union.

    March 3

    • Symposium on Women in Science Policy
    • 9:30am, Room 1003 Engineering Centers Building, 1550 Engineering Dr.
    • Kristen Kulinowski, PhD, for the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, Rice University
    • "The Shifting Landscape of Nanotechnology Policy"
    • 10:30am, Room 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Drive
    • Barbara Mulach, PhD, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIH
    • "Vaccine R&D Policy: Current Issues and NIH's Role"
    • 1:00pm, Room 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Drive
    • Women in Science Policy Career Panel
    • 2:30pm, Room 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Drive
    • Women in Science Policy Reception

    • Sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science & Engineering Grant Program, the Center for Nanotechnology in Society, the Center for Global Health, and Graduate Women in Chemistry. For more information contact Marie Mapes at 262-5547 or email mapes@chem.wisc.edu

    March 1-2, 2006

    • Women and Environmental Leadership Symposium
    • Keynote Speaker: Ann Bartuska, PhD, Deputy Chief for Research and Development, USDA Forest Service
    • "Achieving Sustainable Forests in an Era of Globalization"
    • March 1, 4:00-5:53pm, 1441 Genetics/Biotech, 425 Henry Mall
    • Panel Discussion - "Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Environmental Leadership"
    • March 2, 9:30-11:00am, Memorial Union (see TITU)
    • Panelists: Ann Bartuska, Sonya Newenhouse, Sharon Dunwoody, Nancy Langston

    • Sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science & Engineering Grant Program, the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. For more information contact Nancy Langston at 265-9008 or email nelangst@wisc.edu

    February 23, 2006

    • WISELI Seminar
    • 11:30am-1:00pm Union South (see TITU)
    • Angela Byars-Winston, Ph.D., Department of Counseling Psychology, presents:
    • "Examining diversity within diversity: Retention of underrepresented students in STEM fields"

    February 6, 2006

    • Graduate Women in Science Career Panel
    • 5:30-6:30pm in the Red Gym (Check TITU for room number)
    • GWIS has invited women from the Madison area who have PhDs to be on a panel and answer questions about careers, life after graduate school, and more. Their backgrounds include representation from both the physical and biological sciences. Bring a friend--all are welcome! GWIS will provide light refreshments. Contact Amy Berta with any questions.

    2005

    November 10, 2005

    • WISELI Seminar
    • "Honors and Awards for Women: Issues of Equity" panel presentation
    • 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • The panel will discuss issues surrounding gender bias in the process of bestowing academic awards and honors.
    • PLEASE NOTE: This seminar will be begin at 11:30 and will use the entire time allotted for presentation and discussion. Refreshments will be available during the presentation and discussion.

    November 9, 2005

    • Diversity at UW-Madison: What the Numbers Say
    • Brown Bag Forum presented by Jocelyn Milner, Director, Academic Planning and Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • 12:00-1:00pm
    • Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, Room 405
    • This event is free and open to the public.

    November 8, 2005

    • Interviewing for Faculty Positions: Perspectives from the Chairs of Search Committees
    • Presented by the Graduate Student Professional Development Brown Bags and Graduate Women's Mentoring Forum
    • 12:00-1:00pm
    • 260 Bascom Hall
    • Panel discussion and follow-up activity for graduate students and postdocs. Audience: graduate students and postdocs who are on the academic job market this year.
    • Panelists: Heidi Goodrich-Blair, Leann M. Tigges, Basil Tikoff, Mariamne H Whatley.
    • Registration Deadline is November 1, 2005. To register, please send an email to gspd@bascom.wisc.edu. For additional information contact Eileen Callahan.

    November 3, 2005

    • 6th Annual Plan 2008 Diversity Campus Forum
    • "Creating Community"
    • The two days of the 6th Annual Campus Forum will be the opportunity to celebrate UW-Madison's diversity and thoughtfully assess how the university is moving toward its goals under Plan 2008.
    • Day 2
    • 8:30am-4:00pm
    • Memorial Union
    • The second half of the Creating Community Plan 2008 Forum will be held from 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Memorial Union. The forum will focus on skill-building for students, faculty and staff working to improve campus climate.
    • Registration is required to receive a box lunch, box supper or participate in the sexual harassment session. Registration information and a program schedule are available online.
    • For information, contact Ruby Paredes via email or at 262-5175.

    October 14, 2005

    • WISELI Seminar Series
    • Sue V. Rosser, Dean of the Ivan Allen College and Professor of History, Technology, and Society at the Georgia Institute of Technology presents:
    • "The Science Glass Ceiling"
    • 4:00pm
    • 1800 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Dr.
    • Rosser's presentation will be based on the research published in her recent book, The Science Glass Ceiling: Struggles of Academic Women Scientists (Routledge, 2004). Her presentation is held in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of UW-Madison's Women's Studies Program.

    September 29, 2005

    • 6th Annual Plan 2008 Diversity Campus Forum
    • "Creating Community"
    • The two days of the 6th Annual Campus Forum will be the opportunity to celebrate UW-Madison's diversity and thoughtfully assess how the university is moving toward its goals under Plan 2008.
    • Day 1: September 29
    • 8:30am-4:00pm, plus an evening program
    • Memorial Union
    • Activities on Day 1 include: pick-up breakfast at the Union Theatre Lobby, opening performances in the Union Theatre, Chancellor's Welcome, keynote speaker, concurrent panels, lunchtime plenary in the Great Hall, follow-up sessions, and an evening celebration.

    September 22, 2005

    • WISELI Seminar Series
    • WISELI Video Documentary Part 2
    • 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Union South (See "Today in the Union" for room assignment)
    • This documentary video profiles several initiatives WISELI has undertaken during the past several years. For those new to the UW, WISELI, and our seminar series, the video will serve as an introduction to WISELI and our activities. For faculty, students, and other WISELI affiliates already familiar with WISELI and our seminar series, the video will provide an update on our efforts. In addition to viewing the video, we will provide an opportunity to discuss the progress of our initiatives.

    September 15 - September 18, 2005

    • Looking Toward the Future: Discrimination and Prejudice
    • September 15, 5:30-7:15pm
    • September 16, 7:30am-6:15pm
    • September 17, 8:15am-5:00pm
    • September 18, 8:30-11:45am

    • This conference, organized by UW faculty members Patricia Devine and Robert Livingston is designed to bring together social psychologists from a variety of background to discuss progress in understanding the nature of prejudice and discrimination during the last century, as well as enduring and future challenges.

    September 9, 2005

    June 14, 2005

    • Searching for Excellence & Diversity:
    • Implementing Training for Search Committees Facilitators Workshop
    • 8:30am-4:00pm
    • The Pyle Center, UW-Madison
    • WISELI has developed and implemented a workshop that provides search committees with the latest tips and advice for running an efficient and effective faculty search, recruiting excellent and diverse applicants, and conducting fair and thorough reviews of candidates. To expand the reach of these workshops, we will be running a one-day training session designed to teach facilitators and/or presenters to offer these workshops in their own units.

    May 25-26, 2005

    • CIRTL Forum 2005
    • "Addressing the Student Learning Experience: Achieving Diversity in STEM Disciplines"
    • The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club, Madison, WI

    • "CIRTL's 2005 National Forum, Addressing the Student Learning Experience: Achieving Diversity in STEM Disciplines, will focus on diversity, with an emphasis on how to improve the STEM classroom experience for women and underrepresented minority students. While many resources exist that "wrap around" and support underrepresented students, these programs do not, by design, directly impact classroom experiences. We suggest that inclusive learning environments, both in and out of the classroom, benefit not only underrepresented students, but all students."
    • May 25, 2005

    • CRLT Theatre Program
    • "Conflict in the Classroom"
    • 7:30pm
    • Wisconsin Union Theater, Memorial Union

    • The University of Michigan CRLT Theatre Program presents a dramatic demonstration of classroom dynamics, using theatrical performance to illustrate the roles that gender, social class, race and power play in everyday exchanges between teachers, students and their peers. For more information call 262-9174 or email info@cirtl.net.

    May 19, 2005

    • Leadership Institute Information Session
    • Presented by the Equity and Diversity Resource Center
    • 10:30am-12:30pm
    • 8417 Social Science Lounge
    • Come to the information session to learn more about how the Leadership Institute: 1) Advances the University's mission/vision by offering a diverse group of individuals exposure to experiences, knowledge, and skills related to leadership; 2) Helps individuals perform more effectively in their current positions and facilitates their future career development; and 3) Provides a forum for introspection, discussion, and reflection.
    • Refreshments are provided. Mingle and meet with LI participants to learn about their experiences.
    • Questions about the Information Session? Please contact skapani@vc.wisc.edu or kjudkins@vc.wisc.edu or call the Equity and Diversity Resource Center at 263-2378.

    April 28, 2005

    • The Plan 2008 Forum and "Chancellor Wiley's House Party"
    • Plan 2008 Forum: 5:00-9:00pm in 272 Bascom Hall
    • "House Party": Performances by various student groups following the forum.
    • The Plan 2008 Forum, a part of the All-Campus Party, is a place for open discussion about the state of diversity efforts at UW-Madison. Keynote speakers: Jayson Pope, Diallo Shabazz, and Andrea Wise--UW-Madison alumni who promote "mutually beneficial institutional change" toward diversity and social justice.
    • Other highlights: Breakout sessions to discuss the goals of Plan 2008, a Q&A session with UW-Madison Chancellor John Wiley and Provost Peter Spear, plus free pizza, kegs of root beer (served by UW-Madison deans and other administrators), and various student permorming groups including UW Belly Dancing, Just Blaze, Dance Elite, Polydream, and MadHatters.
    • For more information about the Plan 2008 Forum, contact Marla Delgado at (608) 661-9672, marladelgado@wisc.edu; for All-Campus Party information, email acp2005@uwalumni.com.

    April 26, 2005

    • Distinguished Women in Engineering Seminar
    • 11:00am in 1610 Engineering Hall
    • Refreshments afterwards in the lobby
    • "Composing a Serendipitous Life" presented by Dr. Susan Blanchard, Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University.
    • At this seminar you will:
    • - Learn what working in Engineering Academia looks like;
    • - Become inspired by a distinguished engineer's career path;
    • - Solidify your plans for post-graduation.

    April 26, 2005

    • Mentoring Women for Leadership
    • 11:30am-1:30pm
    • Tripp Commons, Memorial Union (800 Langdon St.).
    • A panel presentation by:
    • Robin Douthitt, Dean, School of Human Ecology
    • Luoluo Hong, Dean of Students
    • Katharine May, Dean, School of Nursing
    • Jeanette Roberts, Dean, School of Pharmacy
    • Frances Westley, Director, Institute for Environmental Studies

    April 14, 2005

    • Women in Science & Engineering: What the Research Really Says
    • 7:00-9:30pm, Biotechnology Center Auditorium
    • 425 Henry Mall near Randall Ave. and University Ave.
    • Event webpage
    • Harvard President Lawrence Summers remarked that women's under-representation at the highest levels of STEM careers is (1) primarily caused by "intrinsic aptitude" differences between men and women in math and science ability, and (2) only to a lesser extent caused by overt or "passive discrimination or stereotyping."
    • In a panel moderated by Professor Jo Handelsman (Plant Pathology, and co-Director of the Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute), UW-Madison experts comment on the scientific evidence for Summers' claims, focusing on:
    • Are there gender differences in brain structure? [PowerPoint presentation.]
    • Assistant Professor Paul Whalen, Department of Psychiatry
    • How does the brain respond to social competition? [PowerPoint presentation.]
    • Associate Professor Linda Oakley, School of Nursing
    • What is the evidence for gender disparities in mathematics test scores? [PowerPoint presentation.]
    • Professor Caitilyn Allen, Department of Plant Pathology and Women's Studies Program
    • How do unconscious biases and assumptions affect the careers of women in scientific and engineering fields? [PowerPoint presentation.]
    • Professor Molly Carnes, Department of Medicine and co-Director, Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute
    • What is the current status of women in science and engineering fields at the UW-Madison?
    • Chancellor John Wiley
    • Jo Handelsman's introduction [PowerPoint presentation.]
    • Panelists will speak for 10 minutes. There will be two question and answer periods. The panel discussion will be videotaped so that it can appear to a broader audience via the internet at a later date.

    • Who should attend: Women in sciences; Parents and teachers interested in how children will access opportunities in STEM fields; Anyone interested in the scientific evidence for, or the policy ramifications of, Summers' remarks.
    • Co-sponsored by WISELI and Science Alliance

    April 13, 2005

    • WISELI SEMINAR
    • Catherine Middlecamp, Distinguished Faculty Associate, Chemistry
    • "Teaching Chemistry: The Intellectual Challenge of Diversity" -- Abstract Portable Document Format
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • Presentation: 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments: 2:30-3:00pm

    April 9, 2005

    • Women of Science Workshops
    • "Celebrating Women of Science"
    • Department of Chemistry, Room 1315, 1101 University Ave.
    • Presentation: 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Hands-on Science Activities: 1:00-3:30pm
    • Registration is required for the afternoon sessions.

    • This workshop is sponsored by the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy.
    • For more information please visit the Science is Fun website or call Sue at 263-2424.

    February 9, 2005

    • WISELI Seminar
    • Sally G. Kohlstedt, Ph.D., Professor, History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota
    • "The Rajender Consent Decree: Discrimination, Institutional Response, and Women's Alliances" -- Abstract
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • Presentation: 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments: 2:30-3:00pm

    February 7, 2005

    • GWIS Career Panel
    • A panel of women scientists working in large and small academic institutions, government, and industry will address career options for women scientists and provide advice for experiencing satisfying careers.
    • 5:30-8:00pm
    • Tong Auditorium
    • 1003 Engineering Centers Building
    • 1550 Engineering Drive
    • For more information and to register contact akberta@wisc.edu

    • Co-sponsored by WISELI

    February 2, 2005

    • Delta Roundtable
    • Jo Handelsman, Ph.D. Prof. Plant Pathology and WISELI Co-Director will speak on:
    • "Scientific Teaching: Training a new generation of science faculty"
    • 6:00-7:15pm
    • Capital Conference Room, 5210 Grainger Hall
    • RSVP by Mon. Jan. 24 to roundtable@delta.wisc.edu
    • Please include your choice of meat or vegetarian dinner (av. at no charge).

    January 27, 2005

    • Colloquium on Wisconsin Women = Prosperity Project
    • Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, will speak on "The quality of life for women in Wisconsin"
    • 4:00-5:00pm
    • Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
    • For information, call 262-3038 or e-mail shelton@lafollette.wisc.edu.

    • Sponsored by the UW-Madison Joint Center for Public Policy and the Status of Women an effort of the Women's Studies Research Center and the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

    2004

    December 8, 2004

    • WISELI Seminar
    • A WISELI panel presents:
    • "WISELI Update -- Status of our efforts to promote the advancement of women in science and engineering"
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • Presentation: 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments: 2:30-3:00pm

    December 2, 2004

    • Phyllis Wise Seminar
    • "Estrogens: what do they do to our brains? Re-evaluations after the Women's Health Initiative."
    • Phyllis Wise, Ph.D., Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences and Prof. of Physiology of UC-Davis, is "widely recognized as one of the world's foremost experts on mechanisms of brain aging and the role of estrogen in protecting the brain against injury and disease."
    • Seminar: 4:00-5:00pm, Room 140 Bardeen
    • Reception: 5:00-6:00pm, Room 281 Medical Sciences Building

    • This event is co-sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Comparative Biosciences, the Neurosciences Training Program and WISELI.

    December 1, 2004

    • What Do We Mean by a Diverse University?
    • At this brownbag offered by WISCAPE (Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education), Jerlando Jackson, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy analysis at UW-Madison, will talk about the various definitions of "diversity" as applied to the postsecondary educational landscape.
    • 12:00-1:00pm, Room 405 Education Building.
    • You are welcome to bring your lunch; coffee, soda, and cookies are provided.
    • ** This event is free and open to the public.

    December 1, 2004

    • DELTA Roundtable
    • Susan Horwitz, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science presents:
    • "Where are the women in computer science? Using active recruiting and group problem solving to increase their numbers."
    • 6:00-7:15pm
    • University Club, 803 State St.
    • Faculty, academic staff, post-docs and graduate students are strongly invited to attend and participate.
    • R.S.V.P. by Sunday, November 24 to roundtable@delta.wisc.edu.
    • Please include your preference of meat or vegetarian dinner (both at no charge). Cash bar available.

    November 23, 2004

    • Fall Seminar Series by Janet Bickel
    • Janet Bickel, Visiting Associate Dean for Faculty in the Medical School, will be offering a fall seminar series in the new Health Sciences Learning Center building. She is a nationally-known career development coach and faculty career and diversity consultant. Although her work has focused primarily in the medical fields, the professional development seminars she is offering this fall are sure to be of interest to all. The seminars are early in the mornings to accommodate the schedules of clinical faculty--please join us if you are able! The November 23rd Seminar is as follows:
    • “Gender, Ethnicity and Generational Differences in Mentoring Relationships: Turning Challenges into Strengths”
    • 7:00-8:00am, 1345 HSLC

    Wednesday, November 17

    • A Colloquium on Wisconsin Women = Prosperity Project
    • Ellen Bravo, co-chair of the Economic Sufficiency Task Force of the Wisconsin Women Prosperity project, will present:
    • "What Will it Take to Raise Women's Economic Status in Wisconsin?"
    • A longtime advocate for working women, Ellen Bravo served as national director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women. Today she is co-chair of the Economic Sufficiency Task Force of the Wisconsin Women = Prosperity project, a non-partisan, statewide initiative directed by Wisconsin Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton to address the quality of life for women in Wisconsin. Ellen Bravo will discuss the task force's recommendations for W-2 and income supports, work-family issues and women business owners.
    • 4:00-5:00pm; A reception will follow
    • Lee Lounge, Pyle Center (NEW LOCATION)
    • 702 Langdon St.
    • For more information, call 262-3038 or e-mail shelton@lafollette.wisc.edu.

    • The talk is sponsored by the UW-Madison Joint Center for Public Policy and the Status of Women, an effort of the Women's Studies Research Center and the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

    November 10, 2004

    • Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) Seminar
    • Patricia F. Brennan, Ph.D., MSN; Professor, Industrial Engineering and Lillian Moehlman-Bascom Professor of Nursing presents:
    • "Discovering the experiences of senior women in academic science & engineering"
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • Presentation: 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments: 2:30-3:00pm

    November 5, 2004

    • American Indian Health & Science Symposium
    • Encouraging American Indian students to consider medicine or science as a career, informing them about health issues of special interest to them and helping non-American Indians gain cultural competency are the goals of a half-day American Indian health and science symposium at UW-Madison on Friday, Nov. 5. [read the full story on the UW News pages...]

    October 21, 2004

    • Distinguished Mentors and Lectures in Computer Science
    • Sponsored by Women in Computer Science (WICS) with support from the Department of Computer Sciences, the Society of Women Engineers Graduate Affairs (SWEGA) and WISELI.
    • Dr. Mary Fernandez, Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T Labs
    • 4:00-5:00pm Colloquium Talk in Computer Sciences 2310

    October 19, 2004

    • Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    • Paula T. Hammond, Ph.D., Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology presents:
    • "Controlled Assembly of Thin Film Nano-assemblies for Power, Display and Bioapplications"
    • 4:00pm in Room 1610 Engineering Hall

    • Co-sponsored by WISELI.

    October 14 & 15, 2004

    • Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL)
    • 2004 Fall Conference
    • Confluence: Celebrating Women with Vision
    • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    • Featured speakers include:
    • Josephine Reed Taylor (Senior VP of Academic & Student Affairs
    • Minneapolis Community & Technical College Board)
    • Dr. Virginia Valian (Distinguished Professor of Psychology & Linguistics
    • Hunter College and City University of New York)
    • Marilyn Kern Foxworth (CEO, Kern Foxworth International, LLC)
    • Registration: www.uwec.edu/ce/wwhel/index.htm
    • Contact: Lisa Theo 715-836-2316 or Susan Harrison 715-836-5927
    • Cost: $140

    October 13, 2004

    • Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) Seminar
    • Margaret Harrigan, UW-Madison Office of Academic Planning and Analysis, presents:
    • "The Impact of Strategic Funding on Hiring Minority and Women Science Faculty at UW-Madison"
    • Union South (see TITU)
    • Presentation: 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments: 2:30-3:00pm

    October 12, 2004

    • Fall Seminar Series by Janet Bickel
    • Janet Bickel, Visiting Associate Dean for Faculty in the Medical School, will be offering a fall seminar series in the new Health Sciences Learning Center building. She is a nationally-known career development coach and faculty career and diversity consultant. Although her work has focused primarily in the medical fields, the professional development seminars she is offering this fall are sure to be of interest to all. The seminars are early in the mornings to accommodate the schedules of clinical faculty--please join us if you are able! The October 12th Seminar is as follows:
    • “Managing the Mentoring You Need”
    • 7:00-8:30pm, 1345 HSLC

    October 4, 2004

    • Distinguished Mentors and Lectures in Computer Science
    • 4:00-5:00pm Colloquium Talk in Computer Sciences 2310
    • Dr. Barbara Ryder, Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers University

    • Sponsored by Women in Computer Science (WICS) with support from the Department of Computer Sciences, the Society of Women Engineers Graduate Affairs (SWEGA) and WISELI.

    September 30, 2004

    • Distinguished Mentors and Lectures in Computer Science
    • Dr. Dina Bitton, Founder and CTO of Callixa
    • 4:00-5:00pm Colloquium Talk in Computer Sciences 2310

    • Sponsored by Women in Computer Science (WICS) with support from the Department of Computer Sciences, the Society of Women Engineers Graduate Affairs (SWEGA) and WISELI.

    September 27, 2004

    • Plan 2008 Campus Forum
    • The Missing Pieces: Student, Faculty, and Staff Retention and Success at UW-Madison
    • Plan 2008 is the UW System's initiative to increase faculty, staff and student diversity. This year marks the midway point.
    • 7:30am-3:45pm
    • Memorial Union (800 Langdon Street)

    • Rising from Privilege to Social Justice for All: an interactive session featuring Wellesley College professor Peggy McIntosh, widely recognized for her work on white privilege, and colleagues Hugh Vasquez and Victor Lewis of New Frontiers in Diversity: Beyond Getting Along.
    • Faculty are invited to encourage their students to attend this interactive session as an ethnic studies practicum.
    • 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., Union Theater

    • Information/Registration: http://www.diversity.wisc.edu/>www.diversity.wisc.edu
    • Questions: 262-5175, rparedes@bascom.wisc.edu
    • Registration deadline: 22 September
    • Free lunch with preregistration

    July 7, 2004

    • Three conversations about MENTORNET with CEO and President CAROL MULLER
    • 9:30am-2:30pm
    • Conversation with Campus Leaders: 9:30-11:00am, Room 1045 Engineering Centers Building - Topics to be addressed include: Who will benefit from MentorNet? How can/should we promote this resource.
    • Conversation for Students (Undergraduate and graduate): 11:30-12:30pm, Science House 1645 Linden Drive (next to Babcock) - Topics to be addressed include: Ever wonder what working in industry is like? About grad school? How you manage a career and a life? About a faculty position? Bring your lunch!
    • Conversation for Faculty: 1:30pm-2:30pm, Room 1045 Engineering Centers Building - Topics to be addressed include: Need a mentor? Want to be a mentor? Want to help retain STEM students?

    • Registration is requested: elc@engr.wisc.edu
    • Questions: Call 263-3248
    • Event Sponsors: This event is coordinated by The Engineering Learning Center and co-sponsored by DELTA, WISELI, and the HHMI New Generation Program for Scientific Teaching.

    May 3, 2004

    • NEW PLAY ON THE LIFE AND CAREER OF CAROLINE HERSCHEL, 18-19th century astronomer.
    • 6:00pm
    • The public is invited to a free reading of "Comet Hunter" - a play about the life and career of a female astronomer who helped shape the modern history of her field, discovered several comets and achieved recognition from the scientific community of her day.
    • 6:00pm - reception with the playwright, Chiori Miyagawa outside the Mitchell Theatre in Vilas Hall, University Avenue and Park Street
    • 7:00pm - reading of the play in the Hemsley Theatre in Vilas Hall, followed by a panel discussion.
    • For more information contact Jim Lattis, Director of UW Space Place and historian of science, 263-0360.

    April 26, 2004

    • WISELI SEMINAR SERIES -Virginia Sapiro, Ph.D.
    • 1:30-3:00pm
    • Union South -- See "Today in the Union" for room assignment
    • Sophonisba P. Breckinridge Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning
    • "Through a Glass Ceiling Darkly: The Political Psychology of Not Getting to the Top"
    • Presentation and Discussion 1:30-2:30 p.m., Refreshments and Networking 2:30-3:00pm
    • Abstract: In explaining the continued existence of a "glass ceiling" for women who work in institutions in which men are still the vast majority of the top leaders, Virginia Sapiro will discuss the critical role these "gatekeepers" play in promoting or preventing woman's advancement. She will discuss research from across the social sciences that contributes to a better understanding of the forces that might affect the decisions gatekeepers make, sometimes despite their best intentions to promote equity, fairness, and justice.

    April 5, 2004

    • Oceanographer Sylvia Earle Speaks
    • 7:30pm
    • Oceanographer Sylvia Earle will speak as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series in the Wisconsin Union Theater. Earle is one of the most influential advocates for research and protection of the seas. One of the first females in the field of oceanic exploration, she has led 50 expeditions and spent more than 6,000 hours underwater in her 40-year career.
    • Tickets are free and available to UW students, faculty, staff and Union members starting Monday, March 29, at the Union Theater Box Office, 262-2201.
    • Information: 262-2216, lectureseries@union.wisc.edu

    March 31, 2004

    • "Prominent Women Scientists In Population Health Lecture Series:
    • Colleen McHorney, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Indiana University
    • "The Past, Present, and Future of Validity Assessment for Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures."
    • 12:00-1:00pm
    • Room 2002 Pharmacy (Rennebohm Hall)
    • This event is sponsored by the Population Health Sciences Student Organization, the Department of Population Health Sciences, and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant

    March 22, 2004

    • WISELI Seminar Series
    • Christine Pribbenow, Ph.D., WISELI Evaluation Director
    • "The Climate for Women Faculty in the Sciences and Engineering: Their Stories, Successes, and Suggestions"
    • Presentation and Discussion 1:30-2:30pm; Refreshments and Networking 2:30-3:00pm
    • Union South (check TITU)

    March 1, 2004

    • WISELI Monday Movie Matineé
    • 1:30-4:30pm
    • WISELI presents a viewing of the video documentary of its first year. The video runs for 35 minutes. Refreshments - including popcorn - will be served. Discussion and networking will follow.
    • Please join us!
    • Union South, (check TITU)

    February 24, 2004

    • The HHMI New Generation Program: Mentoring in the research lab
    • A seminar presented by Jo Handelsman, WISELI Co-director and Prof., Plant Pathology, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Teaching Fellows.
    • 3:30pm
    • Room 184 Russell Labs

    February 16, 2004

    • "Getting our Voices Heard: Patterns of Participation in University Meetings."
    • Cecilia Ford, Ph.D.
    • Department of English
    • Presentation and Discussion, 1:30-2:30pm
    • Refreshments and Networking, 2:30-3:00pm
    • Union South — See "Today in the Union" for room assignment

    February 13, 2004

    February 10, 2004

    • "Building a Bird-Friendly Forest: Studies of Forest Fragmentation in the Boreal Forest of Canada."
    • Susan J. Hannon, Ph.D.
    • Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada
    • 12:00-1:00pm
    • 104 Russell Labs

    • This event is sponsored by WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program

    February 2, 2004

    • GWIS Career Panel
    • Graduate Women in Science present a panel of Ph.D. women scientists who will discuss the rewards and challenges of their careers.
    • Reception: 5:30-6:00pm; Panel: 6:00-8:00pm
    • 408 SME (Service Memorial Institute), 470 N. Charter Street

    • This event is co-sponsored by GWIS, SWE and WISELI's Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program.

    January 30, 2004

    2003

    November 17, 2003

    • "Faculty Worklife at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: Preliminary Findings"
    • Jennifer Sheridan, Ph.D.
    • WISELI Research Director
    • Refreshments and Networking 1:30-2:00pm
    • Presentation and Discussion 2:00-3:00pm
    • Union South -- See "Today in the Union" for room assignment

    September 22, 2003

    • WISELI Seminar Series
    • "Local interventions to enhance women's role in university science, 1973 versus 2003: Confessions and reflections of Stanford's long-ago special assistant to the president for women"
    • Anne Miner , Ph.D., UW School of Business
    • Refreshments and Networking 1:30-2:00pm
    • Presentation and Discussion 2:00-3:00pm
    • Union South (check TITU)

    July 31, 2003

    • Reception for visiting faculty from Howard University's Women's Health Institute
    • Prof. Molly Carnes, co-Director of WISELI, is also Director of the Center for Women's Health and Women's Health Research. In this role, Prof. Carnes has forged an alliance with the Women's Health Institute at Howard University, and would like to invite WISELI affiliates to share in the celebration of this new relationship between the UW-Madison and Howard.
    • Dr. Celia Maxwell, Director of Howard University's Women's Health Institute, will be visiting UW-Madison on July 31, along with Dr. Orlando Taylor, Dean of the Graduate School at Howard University. Prof. Carnes is hosting a reception for the visitors at 5pm in Grainger Hall. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by July 23 to Joanna Liebl via email or at 262-5239.

    May 1-2, 2003

    • Days of Listening and Discovery
    • How can students, faculty and staff make personal contributions toward improving campus climate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison? The Provost's Office will address that key question during "Days of Listening and Discovery," a new campus climate initiative.
    • Five listening sessions are scheduled for May 1 and May 2. Members of the campus community are encouraged to attend a session. Feedback from these discussions will guide planning for efforts aimed at improving campus climate.
    • May 1, 2003
    • 3:15pm-5:15pm
    • 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • May 2, 2003
    • 8:30am-10:30am
    • 11:00am-1:00pm
    • 1:30pm-3:30pm

    May 7, 2003

    • WISELI Seminar
    • Rima Apple, Ph.D., School of Human Ecology, will speak on:
    • "Women, science, and the home: A history of women scientists' early years in academia"
    • 2:30-1:00pm Informal Networking and Refreshments
    • 1:00-2:00pm Presentation and Discussion
    • Room 4610, Engineering Hall

    May 20-22, 2003

    • You are invited to attend the FORWARD to Professorship Workshop, sponsored in part by a grant for the National Science Foundation. The Workshop will be held May 20 to 22 in Washington DC.
    • Focus on Reaching Women for Academics, Research and is a joint program of the George Washington and Gallaudet Universities, and is funded by a National Science Foundation ADVANCE leadership award. This workshop is provided for women and minorities who may be considering, or are currently in, a tenure track position in science, engineering or mathematics. The 2 1/2 day workshop will focus on skills, strategies and " insider information" necessary to obtain a tenure-track position, to succeed in one and advance to other positions of leadership. Any questions, please contact Yell Inverso.

    April 8, 2003

    • Panel discussion: Careers in Science & Engineering
    • "Many Paths: a Multitude of Careers in Science & Engineering"
    • 5:30pm--social and luncheon
    • 6:00- 7:00 or 7:30pm--panel discussion
    • 7:30pm--ending social
    • Tong Auditorium (Rm. 1003) Engineering Centers Building