Below is a forwarded message from J Beth Shapiro I thought would be
pertinent to some of the group. I went to last year's conference,
thought it was excellent, and plan to be at this year's as well.
>> I am writing to all my non-Texas A&M friends and email
>with ties to Science and Engineering (or scientists and engineers) to
>some information with you about an upcoming conference you may be
>in attending. Please share this information with anyone else who might
>> The title of the conference is "Adapting to a Changing World:
>Professional and Career Development Conference." This is the fifth
>WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) career development conference
>fifth year on the organizing committee. If past years serve as any
>prediction, this should be a highly informative and enjoyable event.
>year's speakers include: Carolyn Hunsacker, D. Eng. at Oak Ridge
>Laboratory; Dr. Karen Watson, Assoc. Dean of the College of Engineering
>Texas A&M University; Jaleh Daie, Ph.D., national president of Assoc.
>Women in Science (AWIS); and Dr. Marlene Zuk, behavioral ecologist and
>assoc. professor at University of California, Riverside. The keynote
>Address will be given by Dr. France Cordova, Vice Chancellor for
>University of California, Santa Barbara.
>> The conference is set for Sat. Feb. 22, 1997 with a Welcome
>Reception and entertainment the night before, Fri. Feb. 21, 1997. The
>conference will take place on the campus of Texas A&M University. The
>registration fee for the conference is $20 ($12 for students) and
>the pre-conference reception and entertainment, registration packet,
>morning/afternoon breaks and lunch. Free childcare is available upon
>request for Sat.
>> Further information and a registration form are available on
>world wide web at the WISE conference site
>(http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~wise/conference.html). Those of you
>access can get this information and/or a registration form by
>(see below) or Nancy Magnussen by email: nancy at isc.tamu.edu or phone:
>(409)845-5587. Any other questions you may have can also be answered
>Nancy Magnussen or me.
>>>J. Beth Shapiro, future Ph.D. in Chemistry
>Department of Chemistry, Mail Stop 3255
>Texas A&M University
>College Station, TX 77843-3255
>>E-mail: JBS6507 at acs.tamu.edu>Tel. (409)845-1939
visiting grad student at
Texas A&M University
Department of Biological Sciences
College Station, TX 77843
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