Cornell and University of Buffalo hosting monthly webinars on helping STEM students thrive

Monday, October 9, 2017

Patrice Prusko from Academic Technologies and colleagues at the University of Buffalo are organizing a series of monthly lunchtime online discussions as part of the Women in STEM Cooperative, on the theme of "The Next 10 Years: Helping STEM Students Thrive." Each discussion is free and held between 12:00-1:30 pm Eastern time. Sessions will "feature the perspectives of national thought leaders and institutional representatives about expanding the participation of women in undergraduate STEM education at different scales."

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2017-2018 Sessions:

Higher Education Trends
October 11, 2017 from 12:00-1:30 pm

  • Lynne A. Molter, ScD, Swarthmore College
  • Julia Thom Levy, PhD, Cornell University
  • Elisabeth Etopio, PhD, University at Buffalo
  • Richard Lamb, PhD, University at Buffalo

Institutional Practices
November 8, 2017 from 12:00-1:30 pm


  • Nancy Shapiro, PhD, University System of Maryland
  • Renetta Tull, PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Letitia Thomas, PhD, University at Buffalo
  • Amy Godert, PhD, Cornell University

Learning Spaces
January 10, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm


  • Jeanne L. Narum, Learning Spaces Collaboratory
  • Rebecca Rotundo, MA, University at Buffalo
  • Lisa Stephens, PhD, Office of the SUNY Provost
  • Xin Li, University Librarian, Cornell University

Introductory Undergraduate Courses in STEM
February 14, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm


  • Jay Labov, PhD, National Research Council
  • Catherine Middlecamp, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Liesl Folks, PhD, MBA, University at Buffalo

Series Wrap
March 14, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm


  • Patrice Prusko, PhD, Cornell University
  • Kathleen Murphy, EdM, MBA, University at Buffalo
  • More speakers to be confirmed.