Faculty, Students Mingle at Wesleyan Women in Science Gathering

On Feb. 15, the Wesleyan Women in Science group hosted Student-Faculty Tea for WesWIS students and female science faculty. The event took place inside the Van Vleck Observatory's library.

On Feb. 15, the Wesleyan Women in Science (WesWIS) group hosted a student-faculty tea for WesWIS students and female science faculty. The event took place inside the Van Vleck Observatory’s library. Women in Science is a student group composed of undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, staff and faculty dedicated to issues affecting women in science. The group is open to all majors and genders.

Students and faculty from the Departments of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Molecular Biology and Psychology attended.

Students and faculty from the departments of astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computer science, molecular biology and psychology attended.

All attendees provided brief introductions.

All attendees provided brief introductions.

All attendees received tea and cookies and were encouraged to join in conversation with peers and the female faculty.

Attendees were encouraged to join in a conversation with peers and the female faculty. Pictured at left and middle are Meredith Hughes, assistant professor of astronomy, assistant professor of integrative sciences; and Renee Sher, assistant professor of physics, assistant professor of integrative sciences. (Photos by Rebecca Goldfarb Terry ’19)

Visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/wis/ for more information.