STEM Professional Development

Symposium Schedule

2017 Symposium Schedule 

Friday, April 28th | Lied Center Pavilion


8:30 am     Sign-in/Registration

   Register by April 24th. 

9:00 am     Opening Remarks | Julie Burkhart

Director of Community Engagement at KU

9:10 am      Overview of the Jayhawks Breaking Barriers Initiative | Alexandra Erwin

PhD Candidate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

9:20 am      Keynote Address | Dr. Donna Dean

"Career Development Strategies and the Gender Leadership Gap in STEM"

10:10 am     Brunch, Poster Session, & Networking

Enjoy a light brunch, interact with fellow attendees from various STEM sectors, and learn about the leadership gender gap from JBB undergraduate participants during our project poster session. 

10:40 am    Panel Discussion 

Dyan Morgan, Assistant Director, KU Center for Undergraduate Research
Julia Stephanus, Chief Commercial Officer, Aratana Therapeutics
Dr. Candan Tamerler, Wesley G. Cramer Professor, KU Department of Mechanical Engineering
Julie Nagel, President, KU Innovation & Collaboration
Dr. Donna Dean, Senior Federal Executive (retired), National Institutes of Health 

11:40 am     Closing Remarks



Dr. Hannah Kinmonth-Schultz and BioKansas’ Dennis Ridenour kicking off the Fall 2018 STEM Professional Development…

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