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Madeleine Jacobs: Ten Lessons Learned From a Lifetime of Science


WISC is pleased to announce that we are hosting Madeleine Jacobs, current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Scientific Society Presidents, formerly Executive Director/CEO of the American Chemical Society, for a lecture on science culture with Q&A to

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Navigating Academia: Pathway to Professorship

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Women in Science at Columbia (WISC), GSAS Students of Color Alliance (SoCA), and the New York Academy of the Sciences Minority Graduate Student Network (NYAS MGSN) present Navigating Academia: Pathway to Professorship. Hear young professors in STEM fields share their

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WISC/Curiosity Machine Information Meeting!

Morningside Campus Date:  Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 Time: 6:00-7:00 pm Location: Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Building, 320  RSVP: CUMC Date: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Time: 6:00-7:00 pm Location: Columbia Univerisity Medical Center, HSC LL201 RSVP: Join us for an information meeting about Curiosity Machine!

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WISC Spring Happy Hour 2015


Date:  Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 Time: 5PM-7PM Location: The Heights Bar & Grill (Broadway between 111&112th street, Map) Take a break from blizzards and the new semester work, and come join WISC for our spring happy hour. It’s a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and

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Career Panel Discussion: Getting into and Succeeding in the Computer Science Industry


Date:  Thursday, December 4th, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Alfred Lerner Hall, Performance Space, Morningside Campus RSVP required Join us for our Career Panel Discussion: Getting into and Succeeding in the Computer Science Industry. Our panelists are currently

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WISC Undergraduate Mentoring Event: Why Major in the Sciences?


WISC Undergraduate Mentoring Event: Why Major in the Sciences? Date: Thursday Nov 20 Time: 7:00 – 9:00PM  Location: Fairchild, Room 700 Unlike the Majors Open House events that focus on specific requirements for completing the degree, we plan to focus on “bigger picture”

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Ask a Professor with Dr. Tuuli Lappalainen- Uptown

Women in Science at Columbia (WISC) invites you to our next “Ask a Professor” event with Dr. Tuuli Lappalainen. It will take place on Thursday, November 13th from 6:00-7:30pm in the P&S Taub conference room (12-460B). If interested, please RSVP to

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Start-Ups: Opportunities, Resources, and Pitfalls

Date: Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Time: 4:00p – 5:30p Location: Davis Auditorium, Shapiro CEPSR Register:   Details: 4:00p-5:00p: Panel discussion about entrepreneurship and start-ups 5:00p-5:30p: Network reception with coffee and snacks   Panelists: Misti Ushio PhD in Biochemical Engineering, University College London Managing Director and

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Successfully Navigating a Career Fair, But Didn’t Know to Ask.


Part 1: Workshop on the Fundamentals   Date: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 Time: 6:00p – 7:30p Location: Havemeyer Hall, 7th floor lounge Details:  – 30 min presentation on the key take-away points  – 1 hr mock career fair to practice with board members and

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Morningside General Meeting

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Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Havemeyer Hall, 7th Floor Lounge   WISC’s fall semester general meeting is an opportunity to learn more about what is coming up for WISC this semester. We will discuss plans for the

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