The 2018 Women Impacting ISU calendar will include three women from the College of Engineering: LeQuetia Ancar, assistant director of engineering student services; Rachael Barnes, senior in biological systems engineering; Judy Vance, professor of mechanical engineering. A calendar unveiling reception will be held on Jan. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union
Thirty years ago, the Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) was a fraction of what it is today. With initially only two programs – Taking the Road Less Traveled and a summer internship – the program now boasts several K-12 outreach programs, learning communities, study abroad opportunities and so much more.
Growing up in northeast Iowa, Brittany Duffy, a senior in electrical engineering, is about to embark on the next part of her adventure as a chip integration engineer with IBM.
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics has awarded 12 women at Iowa State with a spot in the 10th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar.
Cara Petrie (pictured on the right) is a senior in chemical engineering and the current president of Society for Women Engineers. Katherine Krettek (pictured on the left) is a junior in mechanical engineering with a minor in Spanish and the president-elect for SWE. Iowa State’s many campus clubs and organizations are great resources for students …Continue reading “Guest Post: Campus clubs act as support networks for students”
The following is an excerpt from a Jan. 10, 2014, entry from the ISU Alumni Association blog: Krista Morris Bix (BSCE’12) is currently serving in the U.S. Navy as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer, stationed in Mississippi after previous stints in Rhode Island and California. She says she’s fortunate to be married to her husband, …Continue reading “Civil engineering alumna thrives as U.S. Navy engineer”
Ken Jolls, professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, comments on an Iowa State Daily article that argued that toy industries are pushing females away from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Jolls presents a strong case, using successes from Iowa State’s chemical and biological department, that women have actually become …Continue reading “Jolls emphasizes improvements in women in engineering”
Elizabeth Bierman began her term as president-elect of the Society of Women Engineers this year, but her connection to the group goes back to her freshman year at Iowa State. Bierman joined SWE after her first week on campus in 1994, and her participation grew each year, extending to the professional level. Graduating from Iowa …Continue reading “President-Elect Elizabeth Bierman hopes to expand SWE globally”