Women in STEM Day

Women in STEM Day Schedule

November 3, 2021
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Location: Cather Dining Conference Center (UNL City Campus)

Please join us for Women in STEM Day on Wednesday, November 3. Come hear from faculty, staff, students, and women in industry about all the opportunities offered in career fields related to science, technology, design, engineering, and math. This day will offer sessions, panels, and in-depth workshops for students to learn more about how to pursue various careers related to health, environmental, engineering, architecture, computing, and more!

Tentative Schedule
8:00 a.m. Check-in and Info Fair (student affairs groups)
9:00 a.m. Welcome Session
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lily Wang, Department Chair of Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
10:00 a.m. Breakout 1:
  • Breaking into the medical field: A look at the medical and biomedical field
  • Designs, Structures, and Buildings: Architecture and Construction
  • Long live sustainability! Making an impact on the environment
10:35 a.m. Breakout 2:
  • Math in the Real World: Business and Math Collide
  • Triple C: Coding, Computing, and Circuitry
  • Healthy Living: Nutrition and other Healthful Careers
11:10 a.m. Breakout 3 - Panel of Experts:
  • Panel 1: Health and Human Development
  • Panel 2: Technology, Engineering, Design
12:00 p.m. Lunch:
  • Parents – Cather
  • Students – Abel Dining Center
1:15 p.m. Workshops and Parent Sessions

Student Workshops:
  • From Flat to Form: Folded Architecture
  • Exploring Supply Chain Management
  • Experiences with Science and Healthcare
  • Computing, Drones, and the NIMBUS Lab
  • Here’s the Scoop! Making Ice Cream with Different Formulas
  • Biomedical Device Innovations: How a Materials Engineer is Helping Improve Cardiovascular Surgery
Separate parent program on scholarships, involvement, internships, research, and the student experience.
2:45 p.m. Closing reception

  • Registration now open
  • Space will be limited to 250 guests
  • $10 fee for each person attending
  • Students can bring up to two guests (parents or guardians only please)

Brought to you by:

  • College of Architecture
  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • Office of Admissions