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2013 WISE Conference

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2013 Women in Science and Engineering Conference
November 21-22, 2013
Texas State University, San Marcos TX

The College of Science and Engineering hosted its fourth Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Conference from November 21-22, 2013.

2013 Conference Theme: "Sustainability - Preparing for the Long Haul"

This two-day event provided a forum for science outreach and education, networking, and showcasing faculty and student research interests. Thank you to all of our alumni, students, and faculty who joined us in celebration of women in science and engineering at Texas State University!

2013 Conference Chair
Dr. Dana Garcia
Texas State University
College of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Biology

2013 Keynote Address

Dr. Misty Rowe
Dr. Misty Rowe

Dr. Misty Rowe
Halliburton, Inc.

Ms. Karen Siles
Ms. Karen Siles

Ms. Karen Siles
Software Engineer
IBM, Inc.

2013 Student Poster Session Winners

Congratulations to our poster session and scholarship award recipients for their fine academic and research performance!

First place:
Amanda Win - "Seasonal Diets of Sable Antelope at Mason Mountain Wildlife Management Area Using DNA Analysis" 

Second place: 
Yan Lin - "Cervical Cancer Disparities: Where are Underserved Minorities?"

Honorable Mention:
Elizabeth LeBlanc, Andrew Santana, Maria Tomasso 

2013 Scholarship Award Recipients

Sarah Hanusch: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Jessica Conn: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Yulija Melnikova: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Angelica Riojas: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Chandler Franklin: Samsung Austin Semiconductor Scholarship

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  • Halliburton Foundation
    ExxonMobil Foundation
    National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
    Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies
    College of Science and Engineering
    Samsung, Inc.
    Southwest Research Institute
    Women's Giving Circle
    Women in Science Initiative

  • Dana GarcĂ­a, PhD, Professor, Department of Biology - Conference Chair

    Nathaniel Dean, PhD, Professor, Department of Mathematics

    Debra Feakes, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Heather Galloway, PhD, Director, University Honors Program and Professor, Department of Physics

    Miguel Gurrero, Career Advisor, Office of Career Services, Texas State University

    Terry Hazell, Director, Texas State RAMPCorps

    Lauren Minter, M.S. Candidate, Department of Biology

    Clara Novoa, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Engineering

    Stephen Seidman, PhD, Dean - College of Science and Engineering

    Vedaraman Sriraman, PhD, Professor, Department of Engineering Technology