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College of Science

Science Week

Unless noted, events are open only to those listed.

Schedule for Science Week Events:

Monday, November 5
6–7:30 p.m.  Life Sciences Building Room 124
“The Economics of Health Care” Pre-Med Freshman roundtable discussion with UTA Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Ignacio Nuñez (B.S. Biology ’75)

Tuesday, November 6
6–7:30 p.m. Chemistry & Physics Building Room 303
“Alternative Careers in Science” roundtable discussion featuring COS alumni Lekha Gopalakrishnan (M.S. Chemistry '90) and Daniel Thompson (B.S. Chemistry and Physics ’07), with Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry freshman

Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D.
Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D.

Wednesday, November 7
11–11:50 a.m. Pickard Hall Rom 107
Roundtable discussion featuring Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D., mathematician with ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co., and adjunct assistant professor at Rice University, with Freshman Biology Learning Community

12–1 p.m. Life Sciences Building Room 119          
Medical Alumni Panel co-hosted by UTA’s MDPA chapter, moderated by COS Assistant Dean Greg Hale, featuring medical alumni from the COS

1:30–2:45 p.m. Life Sciences Building Room 210
Roundtable discussion featuring Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D., mathematician with ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co., and adjunct assistant professor at Rice University, with female COS graduate students

3:30–4 p.m. Nedderman Hall first floor atrium
Reception for Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D., Distinguished Women in Science Speaker Series featured speaker
Public event open to all

4–5 p.m. Nedderman Hall Room 100      
COS Distinguished Women in Science Speaker Series lecture, featuring Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D., mathematician with ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co., and adjunct assistant professor at Rice University.
Talk title: “Not That Kind of Doctor: Stories of Excellence, Triumph, and Achievement in Math and Computer Science”
Public event open to all

Thursday, November 8
EES Career Workshops, Lockheed Martin Career Development Center
1-2 p.m. — Resume Writing Workshop: In addition to general advice, students can bring their resumes for review and feedback from representatives of industries, government agencies, and consulting firms.
2:10-3:10 p.m. — Job Interview Workshop: In addition to general advice, students will be able to participate in answering typical interview questions and receiving feedback from representatives of industries, government agencies, and consulting firms.

4-5 p.m., Life Sciences Building Room 119
Biology seminar series featuring speaker Frank Burbrink, associate curator, Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History
Open to all

4-5 p.m., Life Sciences Building Room 118
Earth & Environmental Sciences Career Panel Discussion. Representatives of industries, government agencies, and consulting firms will present information on the range of career possibilities in environmental science and management, and answer career-related questions from the audience

Friday, November 9   
Morning – Chemistry & Physics Building
COS Distinguished Alumnus Keith Crandell (M.S. Chemistry ’87) visits with Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate and postdoctoral students

12–1 p.m. Life Sciences Building Room 100
Dental Alumni Panel co-hosted by UTA’s Pre-Dental Society and ASDA chapter, moderated by COS Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Dale Martin (B.A. Chemistry ’78), featuring Dr. Donald Steinberg and other COS alumni in the dental field

1–1:50 p.m. SEIR Building Room 198
COS Distinguished Alumnus Keith Crandell (M.S. Chemistry ’87) speaks to Freshman Chemistry Learning Community

3-4 p.m., Chemistry & Research Building Room 114
Chemistry & Biochemistry seminar series featuring speaker Neal Mankad, professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: “Bimetallic Catalysis in Synthesis & Biology”
Open to all