News & Events

Advisors work with the WINS members to develop and execute engaging and relevant educational, social, and service-related programs every academic year. WINS scholars have diverse academic and professional goals and programming is designed to mirror their needs and interests.

WINS Activities 2014-2015

Spring 2015 (past events)

Semester Dinner
Date: May 27
Location: Fatty Fish

WINS Picnic
Date: May 3
Prospect Park

Presidential Service Award
Celine Shin and Paris DeYoung - on April 21 at 4pm
Location - Eisner & Lubin Auditorium 4th floor of Kimmel Center for University Life

Women Symposium
Date: April 22 - 24

Relay for Life
Location: Jerome S Coles Sports and Recreation Center
Date: Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
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Spring Mixer: WINS held a start of-the-semester party
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Spring lecture, featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Emily Balcetis on "Getting Focused & Fired Up".

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When it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently from others. These visual experiences contribute to success and failure in staying fit. In her talk, Dr. Balcetis will offer a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.

Dr. Emily Balcetis is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at NYU. She studies the motivational biases in visual and social perception and the consequential effects for behavior and navigation of the social world.

Location: Jurow Hall, Silver Center
Date: Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm


Fall 2014 (past events)

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder - on March 7th at 8pm


Alumni Panel - on Monday March 2nd at 7pm

End of the year dinner - O'Cabanon on Friday, December 5th at 7:15pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson - Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson of Cosmos at NJPAC: A Spacetime Odyssey, former host of NOVA ScienceNOW on PBS, best-selling author and director of the Hayden Planetarium, brings the expanses of modern science direct to audience members

Fall 2014 lecture by Dr. Chiye Aoki - presented her research on the coping mechanisms our brains recruit in response to stress and how a bit of anxiety is not such a bad thing after all. It was titled "The Neurobiological basis for individuality in the coping mechanism to stress".
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WINS Panelist Discussion - November 10th
Three accomplished scientists joined WINS on November 10th. One is an early career scientist in academia, Dr. Gabrielle A. Russo, who was particularly great at answering questions about graduate school, post-docs, job applications, hiring negotiations. One is a later career scientist in academia, Dr. Carol Shoshkes Reiss, who was great at answering questions regarding career path, tenure, work-life balance in academia for example. One industry scientist, Dr. Valerie Iddison, who was very useful to direct questions to about issues such as choosing industry over academia, pros and cons of industry work.
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Dalton School Outreach - November 10th
WINS members, Emma Curtis, Paris DeYoung, Laura Cracium, Nikki Payne and Asher Williams with Professor Shara Bailey raised awareness about women in the STEM fields through a presentation at the Dalton School.
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Fall Mixer: WINS held a start of-the-semester party
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Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science
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