The seventh annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Symposium honors the study of chemistry at Bethel. Free admission, except for dinner.
|Friday, October 4|
|1–1:05 p.m.||Welcome and introductions||Krehbiel Auditorium |
Luyken Fine Arts Center
|1:05–2 p.m.||Exploring the crystal chemistry of uranium — Daniel Unruh ’06, Kalona, Iowa. |
Unruh works part-time as assistant director of the X-ray facility in the chemistry department at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, while doing postdoctoral work.
|2–2:55 p.m.||Water’s worth it — Sharon Thieszen ’94, Sheboygan, Wis. |
Thieszen supervises and administers the federally-mandated industrial pre-treatment programand oversees all operations at the Sheboygan Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.
|3–3:45 p.m.||Chemistry career paths |
Moderated by Professor of Chemistry Gary Histand
|3:45–4:30 p.m.||Symposium reception||Krehbiel Auditorium|
|5:30 p.m.||Dinner at Kauffman Museum |
Reservations must be made in advance. Call Gary Histand at 316-284-5221.
|Saturday, October 5|
|9–10 a.m.||Minding the gate, breaching the wall: the blood-brain barrier in health and disease — Don Miller ’85, Winnipeg, Manitoba. |
Miller is a tenured professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Manitoba.
|10–11 a.m.||Coffee and refreshments||Chapel|