Research society to discuss minorities in science careers April 28

April 27, 2015 | Events, UToday, Engineering, Medicine and Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research



Take part in a discussion this week focusing on minority representation in the science career field.

The University of Toledo’s Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society will host a science café Tuesday, April 28, at 5 p.m. in Student Union Room 3018.

A panel of professionals will lead the discussion, “Are There Still Minority and Gender Representation Issues in Science Careers?”

Dr. Defne Apul and Dr. Youngwoo Seo, UT associate professors of civil engineering; Dr. Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, associate professor of medicinal and biological chemistry and director of international pharmaceutical sciences graduate student recruitment and retention in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Jennifer Rubin, a University of Michigan doctoral student in psychology and women’s studies, will host this week’s discussion.

Refreshments will be available at the free, public event.

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