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Connect To Purpose


The annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Symposium focuses primarily on public health and inter-professional collaboration.

Free admission, except for dinner.

2017 Schedule

Friday, October 13
1 p.m. Welcome and introductions Krehbiel Auditorium, Luyken Fine Arts Center
1:05–2 p.m.

Lecture, discussion — “Writing Code to Decode Human Genomes” by Allison Regier ’04, St. Louis, Missouri

Krehbiel Auditorium, Luyken Fine Arts Center
2 p.m.

Lecture, discussion — “Clinical Intellignce: Using Data to Improve Health-care Decisions” by Stuart Isaac ’90, Madison, Wisconsin

Krehbiel Auditorium, Luyken Fine Arts Center
3 p.m.

Panel discussion — “STEM-Related Careers”

Presenters are:

  • Allison Regier
  • Stuart Isaac
  • Brian Stucky ’02
Krehbiel Auditorium, Luyken Fine Arts Center
4 p.m. Symposium reception

Refreshments, opportunities to meet the speakers, informal discussion

Robert W. Regier Art Gallery, Luyken Fine Arts Center
5:30 p.m. Dinner

Reservations must be made in advance. Contact Dwight Krehbiel. Tickets are $15 per person. Deadline Friday, Oct. 6.

Lounge, Mantz Library
Saturday, October 14
9 a.m.

Keynote lecture, discussion — “Biodiversity Informatics: Using Computer Science to Answer Big Questions About Life on Earth” by Brian Stucky ’02, Gainsville, Florida

Stucky, Ph.D. in bioinformatics with emphasis in biodiversity, National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the University of Florida.

Chapel, Ad Building
10–11 a.m. Coffee/reunion

Coffee and other refreshments for STEM alumni, students and guests (psychology, biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, physics, natural sciences)

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.