WIMSE Programs

2016-2017 WIMSE Programs

In addition to the programs listed below, there are three other Living-Learning Communities in the WIMSE area. Global Crossroads, Health Professions, and Intersections also offer many programs and events that you as a WIMSE student are invited to attend. The majority of Housing programs are open to all residents.

The Beckman Connection

Go on a special tour and attend a reception at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Learn about the incredible research going on at Beckman, meet the faculty, staff, and students involved, and find out how you can you can get into research! Tours/receptions happen three times a year.

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Annual Trip

Saturday, September 17-Sunday, September 18

This popular weekend trip is covered by the WIMSE programming fee and is free to WIMSE residents. This fall WIMSE will visit Indianapolis to get an inside view of the science and engineering graduate and professional programs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a tour of Ely Lilly and Company, a major pharmaceutical manufacturer , visit the Indianapolis Zoo, and take in a theater performance.

Dinner and Conversation with Professors

Faculty members trek over to the residence halls to join us for dinner and informal conversation in the Florida Avenue Residence Halls Library. Their advice is eye-opening, their stories unique, and their research inspiring.

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Professional Workshops/Events

WIMSE offers workshops on a variety of topics related to your success as an WIMSE student, from writing resumes to finding out how to get involved in research, to competing successfully for scholarships to study abroad.

Academic Success Workshops: Academic and Career Topics for the Classroom and Beyond

Beyond Books: Library Services in the Residence Halls

Tuesday, TBA, 7-8pm, Location: TBA

Study Abroad: It is for You! First Steps Info Session

Tuesday, TBA, 7-8pm, Carr Lounge

Unlocking Your Potential: What You Gain from Applying for Prestigious Scholarships

Tuesday, TBA, 7-8pm, Carr Lounge

What Medical Schools Are Really Looking for

Tuesday, TBA, 7-8pm, Oglesby Lounge

Medical Careers beyond Being a Doctor

Tuesday, TBA, 7-8pm, Oglesby Lounge

Researchers Initiative

The RI is open to any student in Global Crossroads, Health Professions, Intersections, and WIMSE. See the Researchers Initiative page for more information.

Student Programs

WIMSE residents are a lively bunch and often start their own programs. What will they be this year? Additionally, arts and crafts programs have been a popular tradition at WIMSE-great stress-relief for all that intense studying.