Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)The Womyn in Science and Engineering Theme Program (Wi. SE): Exploring the intersections of gender with math, science, technology, and engineering.
The Womyn in Science and Engineering Theme Program (Wi. SE) began in 1. 99. The goal is for residents to explore their interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields and intersections of social identity in their profession. Through weekly seminar discussions and intentional programming, Wi. SE provides a critical community where residents learn about the gender gap, power, and privilege in the STEM fields and advancements in current research. The Wi. SE Community was recognized by the National Residence Hall Honorary as the October 2.
The Association for Women in Science. Women in Science & Engineering. Women in Science and Engineering. The goal of the UIC Women in Science and Engineering Program, WISE, is to increase the number of women.
Community of the Month for their exemplary community development and commitment to empowering womyn in the STEM fields. Program requirements. Residents in the Womyn in Science and Engineering (Wi. SE) Theme Program should follow the University of California, Berkeley student code of conduct and attend the following list of events throughout the academic year. Fall and Spring Wi. SE Theme Program Retreats (First or Second Weekend of September & First or Second Weekend of February).
The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) was founded in 1986 by a group of ISU faculty and staff concerned about the underrepresentation and.
Wi. SE Seminar and receive a passing grade (Mondays from 6- 7: 3. Wi. SE Hall Association (Sunday evenings). Wi. SE Committees (TBD) 5 Wi. SE Programs per semester (TBD; hosted by the Theme Program Assistant and Wi. SE Theme Program Peer Mentors) Faculty Dinner (November) Resident Hall Assembly All- Halloween Event (October) Wi. SE Conference (February- March) Cal Day (April) End of the Year Celebration (April- May) Event times and dates are subject to change. Failure to complete the listed events will result in removal from the Wi.
SE Theme Program. Seminar and events. The seminar is a 1- unit pass/no pass seminar taught by postdoctoral students that meets Mondays from 6- 7: 3. You can review a sample course syllabus to review some of the intended coursework and expectations. If you’re admitted to Wi. SE, you will be provided with more information about how to enroll in the class when you arrive in August. Events include a wide variety of leadership and community- building activities like dinners with faculty, study groups, on- site tutoring, mentoring, and field trips.
Wi. SE Peer Mentor Program. The Wi. SE Peer Mentor is a live- in, student volunteer position that supports the growth of the Women in Science and Engineering residential community, located in Hillside Building 9.
Working in tandem with the Wi. SE Theme Program Assistant, the Wi. SE mentor serves as a role model, programmer, classmate and content facilitator, Wi. SE Association member, as well as administrative support for the Wi. SE Theme Program.
Students in this position will move- in to the Wi. SE Theme Program before fall move in and help facilitate Welcome Week events. Mentors will also have priority room selection for the fall semester. This position is 1. Wi. SE participant contract, which includes following all student codes of conduct. This position is supported by the RD, ARD, and TPA. Read this for more information (pdf, 1 page).
The Living Space. Wi. SE residents live together in Foothill Complex, which is situated in the beautiful Berkeley hills on the northeast end of campus. It’s about a 1. 5- minute walk from the center of campus, and there is a free nearby shuttle service to drive you around campus. Each room has in- room network connections and basic cable, and Foothill has laundry facilities, vending machines, and live- in staff. Most students have a roommate, and eat meals in the Foothill Dining Commons.
Residents have access to a great Academic Center in Foothill, which offers tutoring, peer advising, copy and fax services, and computers and printers. You must complete the UC Berkeley housing application by the deadline. On the online application Theme Program page, select Wi.
SE from the drop- down menu. You'll also be asked to write a short essay. The housing contract you receive will indicate if you have been selected to the Theme Program. If you have additional questions that are not answered here, you can call the Foothill Resident Director at 5. Manager for Community Development & Inclusion at 5.