"Inventive Women: Portraits of Scientists and Engineers" arrives in Walter Library Sep. 24
photography exhibit featuring women faculty in the College of Science
and Engineering (formerly the Institute of Technology) opens Sep. 24 at
Walter Library (2nd floor Great Hall), East Bank and will run through
fall semester. The exhibit, formerly on display at the Minnesota History
Center, is a collection of black and white portraits by Nancy G.
Johnson, a communications specialist in the Department of Mechanical
Engineering. Each portrait is accompanied by a statement written by the
faculty member about her research. Johnson received an IDEA (Innovation,
Diversity, Equity, and Achievement) grant from the University's Office
of Equity and Diversity to produce the exhibit. A public exhibit opening
reception is Sep 24, 3-3:30 p.m. and will be followed by a History of
Science and Technology Colloquium Presentation by one of the
featured faculty, Sally Kohlstedt, on her latest book, Teaching Children Science.