Round Table with Prof. Trisha Andrew

Prof. Trisha Andrew (image: lab website) Current location: Boston, MA Current work: Creating novel wearable electronics Hobby: Gardening Spirit animal: Pug Secret to Success: Confidence   WICTO had the pleasure to host a round table with Dr. Trisha Andrew, an assistant professor of Chemistry and Materials Engineering at the University…

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#PressforProgress

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day to celebrate the women who paved the way and the people who continue to fight for gender parity. This year’s theme for IWD was #PressforProgress since the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report indicates that gender parity is over 200 years…

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WICTO Wine and Cheese

In a room full of the next generation of scientists from the Department of Chemistry, there was one black sheep. Eden Hennessey, a Social Psychology Ph.D. Candidate, was invited to the Women in Chemistry Initiative’s Wine and Cheese event to present her photo-research exhibits. Hennessey’s research focuses on the consequences…

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Against Entropy: Building Resilience for an Uncertain Future

On the afternoon of February 8th, some 30 graduate students from the department participated in WICTO’s latest Professional Development Workshop, “Against Entropy: Building Resilience for an Uncertain Future”, hosted by communications expert Lil Blume. The session was inspired by Lil’s previous workshop, “Becoming a Confident Leader and Mentor,” presented at the 2017…

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Round Table with Prof. Hind Al-Abadleh

Prof. Hind A. Al-Abadleh openly participated in a round table to discuss her chapter in the book “Making Chemistry Inclusive: Proceedings of the CSC Symposium on Equity and Diversity in Chemistry.” We, a group of about 12 graduate students and faculty members, were fortunate to meet with her over delicious…

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