Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Spring 2017 SIGP Calendar of Events

February 8      Career Pathways of Native American Women in STEM
                      Felica Ahasteen-Bryant and Suzanne Zurn-Birkhimer, Ph.D.

February 15    Taylor Broadhead

February 22    The Competing Narratives of Being an Indigenous Graduate Student 
                      Stephanie Zywicki, Ph.D.

March 1          No class, NAECC Souper Wednesday

March 8          Sheridan Ackiss

March 15        No class, Spring Break

March 22        Chris Cheek

March 29        No class, NAECC Souper Wednesday

April 5            Jordan Oshiro

April 12           Determining the Potential of Glycogen Accumulating Organisms to Recycle Mixed Organic Waste
                      Studie Redcorn

April 19           No class

April 26           Are All Auxin Herbicides Created Equal? Investigating Differences Between 2,4-D and Dicamba
                      Cara McCauley

May 3             Last class of semester - Wrap up sesson


NAECC means family. A place to go to relax, socialize and have fun as well as an opportunity to discuss daily stress, get support, whether academic or otherwise.

         -- Bill Pfeifer (Tlingit), M.S., Computer Science

Contact Information:

Ken Ridgway, Ph.D., (Lenape)
Faculty, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science 
Phone: (765) 494-3296

Kevin Gibson, Ph.D.
Faculty, Botany and Plant Pathology
Phone: (765) 496-2161

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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