WRITER: AMY COUTEÉ
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
283 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
UI to host Women in Research Day Feb. 19
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program
at the University of Iowa will host the fourth annual Women in Research
Day Thursday, Feb. 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Seebohm Conference
Room, 283 Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB).
The event is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn
more about the research activities of women at the UI. Scheduled activities
include presentations by UI faculty, a resume/curriculum vita review and
a poster session featuring the work of UI women researchers.
Alice Fulton, UI professor of biochemistry, will conduct a workshop
entitled, "Creativity in Science: Blue Sky Ideas with Your Feet on
the Ground," at 9:30 a.m. Ursula Delworth, UI professor of psychological
and quantitative foundations, will lead the workshop, "Tips for Professional
Publishing," at 10:30 a.m.
Mary J. Berg, UI professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy,
will deliver the keynote speech at 11:30 a.m., entitled, "Building
From 1 to 2:30 p.m. participants can have their resumes or curriculum
vitae reviewed in 283 EMRB. A Women in Research poster session will be
held concurrently in the EMRB Atrium. Participants may visit with WISE
researchers at all levels of professional development and browse the WISE
resource table for information on research support units on campus, including
the University Libraries, UI Division of Sponsored Programs, and UI Office
of Staff Development and Training.
Pre-registration is required for all events except for the Women in
Research poster session. A catered lunch is available for $5.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored
events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation,
or for more information on this event, call the WISE Program at (319) 353-2290.