Women in Sci/Eng: Photo Exhibit Sep 24th in Walter

"Inventive Women: Portraits of Scientists and Engineers" arrives in Walter Library Sep. 24

Gagliardi photoA 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.

Where: Walter Library, 2nd floor Great Hall Map
Time: Opening reception Sept 24, 2010 3:00pm and exhibit runs through December 2010
Online: View the interactive web version http://it.umn.edu/students/women/inventive/index.html

Reception presented by the Science & Engineering Library will include refreshments and be followed by a History of Science Colloquium presentation by one of the featured faculty, Sally Kohlstedt, http://www.hst.umn.edu/events/colloquia.html.