Past Events 2013-2014

Spring 2014

Spring Mixer (5/7/2014): WINS held an end-of-the-year party to thank our mentors and recognize our graduates.

 

Relay for Life (5/3/2014): WINS raised money for Relay for Life and hosted a booth at the all-night event.

 

Dark Universe (4/19/2014): A group of WINS members attended the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium to see the new Space Show, Dark Universe

 

Annual Lecture (4/8/2014): Dr. Maryam Modjaz discussed her research in astrophysics at the WINS Annual Lecture, open to all of NYU

 

Bake Sale (3/27/2014-4/4/2014): WINS members held a bake sale to raise money for Relay for Life.

 

MD/PhD Program Info Session (2/11/2014): Interested members met with Dr. Naoko Tanese, who is a co-director of the NYU School of Medicine’s Medical Science Training Program (MSTP) to learn what goes into getting an MD/PhD, and how to apply for NYU’s program.

 

WINS Book Club (1/29/2014): The group read and discussed Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In.


Fall 2013

 

End of semester dinner at Apple (12/9/2013): Members met for dinner out to socialize and celebrate the end of the semester.

 

Grad student panel discussion (12/4/2013): WINS hosted a panel (two graduate students and a postdoc from three different STEM fields) to discuss what it's like to be a woman in science at a particular stage in a research career.

 

Extraordinary Women exhibit (11/16/2013): WINS members attended the Grolier Club's Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement exhibit.

 

DURF Writing Info Session (10/23/2013): Members met with Dean Upchurch to learn about the undergraduate research grants available and how to improve their applications. 

 

WINS Book Club (10/17/2013): For the first WINS Book Club discussion, members discussed Women Don't Ask by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever.