Friday, May 4, 2012

C2ST Event: Women in Science Symposium May 11-12, 2012

Women in Science 2012: Big Ideas Big Impact, builds on the successful 2010 Women in Science: Building an Identity, during which more than 200 women scientists attended an exciting day of plenary talks,
panel discussions and breakout sessions.
Specifically the Women in Science Symposium 2012 will focus on:
    • Highlighting innovative, game-changing women in diverse science and engineering fields
    • Discussing modern approaches to research practice, work-life balance, entrepreneurship and        administration
    • Providing meaningful opportunities for discourse and networking
Who should attend? This event will convene women scientists and engineers interested in sharing ideas and learning from leading women in –
academia, industry, government, business and the nonprofit sectors – to share ideas and experiences critical for the 21st century.
Friday, May 11, 2012
School of the Art Institute of Chicago; 112 S. Michigan Avenue – 1st Floor Ballroom
           5:30PM – 7:00PM Reception & Registration
           7:00pm – Key Note Speaker – Alice Huang Senior Faculty Associate in Biology at            the California Institute of Technology, and Past President of the American            Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
           RSVP required
           Google Map
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Northwestern University –Lurie Medical Center; 303 E Superior St., Chicago, IL
           8:30am – 9:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
           9:30am – 4:00pm Full-Day Symposium
           RSVP required
Registration fees. Options to attend one or both days.
Student: Friday $25 / Saturday $75 / Friday & Saturday $100
General: Friday $50 / Saturday $100 / Friday & Saturday $150
Discounted parking will be made available at the 222 E. Huron St. garage: Parking Map

CSEP Hours & Thanks

CSEP will be open its normal hours 9-5, Monday -Friday during the summer, so please feel free to stop in and use our resources. 

The IIT Ethics Bowl team just had its final meeting over dinner last night and talked philosophy and summer plans. We will be meeting again during the fall semester, and shall be diving directly into preparing for the regional competition. If you are interested in joining the ethics bowl, or just attending a meeting or two to see what its all about, please send an email to, and we can add you to our listserv, over which we shall be making plans for the upcoming semester. 

Congratulations to our graduating students, and for all of you taking off for the summer, safe travels and have a relaxing break!