Summer Research for High School Scholars
In collaboration with Dr. Elizabeth Morgan at the Mississippi School of Math and Science, the Watkins group provides a four week summer research experience to young adults. The program is meant to expose high school scholars to a nurturing scientific environment as a means to foster an interest in the sciences and increase diversity in STEM related fields.
High School Mentee, Summer 2015
Hometown: Tchula, MS
Hobbies: Basketball, Singing
Chemistry Inspiration: My dream job is to be a CSI. I realized how much I like chemistry when I started to teach and tutor other students at my school!
High School Mentee, Summer 2016
Hometown: Greenwood, MS
Chemistry Inspiration: Scientist!
Past Endeavors: Women in STEM Day at Ole Miss
Thank you all for making these events such a great success!!
UM Women in STEM Dinner
November 15, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Dr. Phillis L. George is a native Mississippian. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2006, she earned her Master of Science in Sociology at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. She then returned to the University Of Wisconsin-Madison to complete her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. She joined the UM School of Education in 2014 where she specializes in higher education curriculum design, service-learning, and strategies towards engaging minorities in STEM-related fields.
Women in STEM Luncheon
Women in STEM Dinner and Talk
“Exploring the Unexpected” with Sarah Bondos, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Texas A & M University
Her unique story will encourage and inspire others pursuing academic careers in STEM fields.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
WHERE: Union Ballroom
TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm