USC WiSE, Newsletter 10-03-2017

Upcoming Events

WiSE Undergraduate Fellows Lunch
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
DRB 232

WiSE Teaching Faculty Networking Meeting
Friday, October 6, 2017
DRB 232

WiSE STEM Bytes Seminar
Friday, October 13, 2017
HNB 100

WiSE Undergraduate Fellows Lunch
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
DRB 232

WiSE Talk – Professor Angela K. Wilson
Effective Strategies for Women in Science and Engineering: Addressing Challenges and Opportunities
Thursday, October 26, 2017
RTH 526

WiSE-Hosted Tea with Professor Angela K. Wilson 
For PhD Students and Postdoctoral Scholars
Thursday, October 26, 2017
DRB 232

WiSE STEM Bytes Seminar
Friday, October 27, 2017
DRB 232


Upcoming Deadlines

WiSE Undergraduate Research Experience (Fellows)
Application Deadline for Spring 2018: December 1, 2017

Award Amount: WiSE Fellows receive $500 per semester to participate in the WiSE Research Programming Series.

The goal of this program is to introduce undergraduates to the experience of conducting research within the academe while still at an early stage in their academic careers and to assist them in forging mentoring relationships. WiSE Fellows” submit an application describing their interests and objectives in participating in the program. Once accepted, they receive a small stipend of $500 per semester and commit to attending a variety of programming opportunities aimed especially at demystifying the research process, assisting students in locating appropriate mentors given their research interests, highlighting undergraduate research funding opportunities at USC, and locating appropriate Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs).

For more information see: 


Faculty In the News

Congratulations to Professor Ellis Meng (Biomedical Engineering) on being named ASME fellow.

Congratulations to Professor Eun Ji Chung (Biomedical Engineering) on receiving AIChE’s 35 under 35 award in the Bioengineeing category.

Congratulations to Professor Urbashi Mitra (Electrical Engineering) on her appointment as the holder of the Gordon S. Marshall Chair in Engineering.

Congratulations to Professor Alice Parker (Electrical Engineering) on her appointment as the new Dean’s Professor of Electrical Engineering.

Congratulations to Professor Ellis Meng (Biomedical Engineering) on being named BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society) Fellow.

Congratulations to Professor Yan Liu (Computer Science) on receiving Biocom’s Second Annual Life Science Catalyst Award.


Articles of Interest

Colleges Have Increased Women Computer Science Majors: What Can Google Learn?

Gender Quotas in the Workplace

Issues Persist for Mothers in the Workforce

Published on October 3rd, 2017

Last updated on September 7th, 2022