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Women and Science Program

UW Oshkosh Campus
Halsey Science Center Room 121

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Phone: (920) 424-7414

2017 Conference Schedule

Monday, May 15th

9:00-9:15 AM            Registration and Welcome – Director, Women and Science Program

9:15-9:50 AM            Ken Menningen (UW Stevens Point, Physics & Astronomy)

                                    The Peaceful Coexistence of HARPOONs and SEALs

9:50-10:25 PM           Gail Coover (Executive Director, Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority        


                                    WiscAMP: Developing Leadership to Broaden Participation in STEM

10:25-11:00 PM         Courtney Kurtz (UW Oshkosh, Biology)

                                      Helping Students See Themselves in Science:  A Way to Increase Underrepresented Group

                                      Retention and Involvement in STEM

11:00-12:00 PM         LUNCH   (South of the Border buffet)

12:00-12:35 PM         Sarah Jane Alger (UW Stevens Point, Biology)

                                    “Do We Have To?”: Engaging Resistant Students in Required Courses

12:35-1:10 PM           Jennifer Wenner (UW Oshkosh, Geology)

                                    (Title to be announced)

1:10-1:45 PM             Rachel Headley (UW Parkside, Geoscience)

                                    Calculating Slope Failure: Math Anxiety and Geoscience Students

1:45-2:15 PM             BREAK   (Sweet Shoppe)

2:15-2:50 PM             Creanna Cote and Matt Evans (UW Eau Claire, Physics & Women in STEM Student


                                    UW-Eau Claire’s Women in STEM Student Organization

2:50-3:25 PM             Laura McCullough (UW Stout, Physics & Astronomy)

                                    Women’s Leadership in STEM

3:25-4:00 PM             Alicia Johnson (Director of Women’s Center, UW Oshkosh)

                                    (Title to be announced)

4:00 PM                     Closing Remarks