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 (Krehbiel Auditorium, Fine Arts Center)|
|1:00 p.m.–1:05 p.m.||Welcome and introductions|
|1:05 p.m.–2:00 p.m.|| |
Exploring the crystal chemistry of uraniumby 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.
|2:00 p.m.–2:55 p.m.|| |
Water’s worth itby 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.
|3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.||Chemistry career paths, moderated by Professor of Chemistry Gary Histand.|
|3:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m.||Symposium reception, Fine Arts Center Art Gallery|
|5:30 p.m.||Dinner at Kauffman Museum (Reservations must be made in advance. Call Gary Histand at 316-284-5221.)|
|Saturday, October 5 (Chapel, Administration Building)|
|9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.|| |
Minding the gate, breaching the wall: the blood-brain barrier in health and diseaseby Don Miller ’85, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Miller is a tenured professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Manitoba.
|10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.||Coffee and refreshments|