Women in STEM Day

May 3, 2024

Location: Nebraska Union, 1400 R Street

Please join us for Women in STEM Day on Friday, May 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 free day will offer sessions and in-depth workshops for students to learn more about how to pursue various careers related to biology, pre-med, engineering, architecture, computing and more!

Parking Information: Families may park in the Larson Parking Garage at 1317 Q Street. Locate parking map here.

Check-in and event will being in the Nebraska Union: 1400 R Street, Lincoln, NE

Tentative Schedule
8:30 a.m.


Second floor of Nebraska Union: Top of Spiral Staircase

9:00 a.m.

Welcome Session:

Jeff Beavers - Director of Recruitment & Outreach

Stacy Riley - Director of Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy

9:20 - 9:45 a.m.

Breakout 1:

Helping others through biomedical research: Learn from an industry professional from Zoetis about her work in the biomedical industry with medicines and products that help animals all over the world!

Design, spaces, and buildings, oh my!: Finding a career path in buildings, planning, and design at Clark Enersen.

The world of engineering: Learn from an engineer about her experience utilizing problem-solving skills everyday at Alvine Engineering.

9:50 - 10:15 a.m. Breakout 2:

Sessions from Breakout 1 will be repeated.
10:20 - 10:50 a.m.

empowHERing Code: Crafting Success Stories in Software

Join professional women from Don't Panic Labs for inspiring exploration into the world of technology and software development. Let's unravel the stories behind successful women in software, celebrate their achievements, and pave the way for future generations to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of technology.

10:50 - 11:20 p.m.

Student Spotlight

Come hear from current students in various STEM majors who have had internships, done research, and gotten involved!

11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch: Cather Dining Center

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Student Workshops across campus | Parent Sessions

Various workshops for students related to Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering (focus on biomedical and robotics), Civil Engineering, and School of Computing

1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Academic College Fair

This day is brought to you by the College of Engineering and the Office of Admissions.