Blazing New Trails; Converse Celebrates Women’s History Month
Nisbet Honors Program Undergraduate Research Symposium
Thursday, March 1
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Nisbet Honors Program invites you the first Undergraduate Research Symposium. Students who received summer research grants from SCICU or the honors program will be presenting their discoveries.
Tuesday, March 6 – Thursday, March 8
Hazel B. Abbott Theatre
Be a part of this global movement to stop violence against women with the production sponsored by FLAG, Palmetto Players, and the Student Activities Committee. Admission is $10 and proceeds benefits V-Day and the SAFE Homes/Rape Crisis Coalition.
Visiting Writers Series: Claire Bateman
Tuesday, March 6
7:00 pm – Reception
8:00 pm – Reading
The Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Visiting Writers Series presents Claire Boatman, author of The Bicycle Slow Race, Friction, At the Funeral of the Ether, Clumsy, and Leap.
Careers Over Lunch: Women in Uncharted Waters
Tuesday, March 20
Private Dining Room
Join Career Services for this event highlighting women who have thrived in traditionally male dominated fields.
The Place of Women in Science: Past & Present
Thursday, March 22
Join Dr. Neval Ertuk and a panel of women from the scientific community for this interactive presentation on the contributions, challenges, and future of women in science. Panelists will share their personal experiences, opportunities, obstacles in their career advancement, as well as strategies they have used to overcome these challenges.
Converse’s Got Talent!
Wednesday, March 28
Daniel Recital Hall
Join SAC for this annual showcase of Converse’s top performers. You don’t want to miss this action packed night with hundreds of dollars in prizes. Got talent? Submit an application for this show by March 9!
Visiting Scholar: Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell
"The Importance of Communication, Relationships & Culture to the African Elephant"
Thursday, March 29
Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell, of Stanford University, has been featured in Science, Science News, Natural History, National Geographic, The Economist, and Discover, as well as on National Geographic, the BBC, PBS/Nature, and the Discovery Channel. She is author of The Elephant’s Secret Sense and director of the nonprofit organization Utopia Scientific ( www.utopiascientific.org), which promotes elephant conservation and scientific understanding around the world. She will speak on elephant society and communication, discussing its matriarchal nature.