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The iSTEM Program at EIU

What is iSTEM?

Inclusion in STEM! iSTEM brings together students from underrepresented groups in the STEM disciplines and faculty committed to encouraging and empowering these students. Our iSTEM group includes those in the sciences, social sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science fields. Faculty serve as mentors, and the group meets regularly for networking as well as social and professional engagement opportunities. 

 

Resources

Request a faculty mentor -- Read our mentorship guidelines.

Job and research opportunities

Professional development resources for students

Scholarship opp: What's Your Problem? Pitch competition, CSI Booth - Mar. 15, 2021 deadline. Up to $10,000 in scholarships and technology/materials, shared among teams of two (2) or more.

 

Upcoming iSTEM Events

Picture a Scientist poster

 

Picture a Scientist panel discussion - Tue., March 30, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Join Zoom panel discussion here: http://booth.eiu.edu/picture

Watch the film here.

 

Join our discussion of the 2020 film Picture a Scientist that examines gender inequality and discrimination in the sciences. We are pleased to host three panelists: Dr. Ana Chicas-Mosier (Postdoctoral Fellow at Auburn University), Dr. Katie Lewandowski (Professor at EIU’s Department of Geology and Geography), and Ms. Lizeth Tamayo (Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago). Panelist bios.

Dr. Tiffany Pellizzeri (Instructor at EIU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) will moderate the panel.

 

Contact

Email us

 instagram link to eiu_istemFacebook link to EIU iSTEM group page

 

2020-2021 iSTEM Advisory Committee

Michael Beck - Chemistry

Gary Bulla - Biological Sciences

Tom Canam - Biological Sciences

Mona Davenport - Executive Director of Minority Affairs

Kirstin Duffin - Booth Library (Co-Director)

Eden Effert-Fanta - Biological Sciences

Kortney Lucius - Undergraduate student representative

Eloy Martinez - Biological Sciences

Andrew Mertz - Mathematics and Computer Science

Renata Olvera - Undergraduate student representative

Jennifer Stevens - Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology

Vernon Woodley - Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology (Co-Director)

Jie Zou - Physics

 

Events team: Michael Beck, Mechkalia Brown, Gary Bulla, Tom Canam, Victoria Fisk, Quin Hoover, Kortney Lucius, Andrew Mertz, Georgia Ngo Ngimbous

Promotions team: Victoria Fisk, Kortney Lucius, Jennifer Stevens, Jie Zou

Recruitment team: Mona Davenport, Eden Effert-Fanta, Renata Olvera

 

Recent Past Events

STEM Careers and Internships - Thur., February 4, 2021, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Zoom meeting, with panelists:

 

Success in STEM - Thur., November 12, 2020, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Mentoring opportunities & event planning

via Zoom

 

Welcome social - Thur., January 23, 2020, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Mentoring opportunities & event planning for the semester

Booth Library Edgar Room 3202

 

Board Game Night - Thur., October 24, 2019, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Snacks provided!

Cultural Center, 1525 7th Street (across from Old Main)

 

Discovering Purpose and Value - Thur., October 17, 2019, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Presented by Emmanuel Ayiku, Graduate Assistant, Student Success Center, Department of Counseling & Student Development

Booth Library Witters Conference Room 4440

 

Guided nature walk - Sat., September 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m - noon.

Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. East in Mattoon.

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Tree & Shrub Day - Wed., September 25, 2019, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

FREE fried chicken dinner at 5:15 p.m. or roast hot dogs on the campfire.

Events include:

     - EIU Herpetology Club with live animals

     - Coles County Bat Research table

     - Bird watching

     - Self-guided tree and shrub trail

Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. East in Mattoon.

 

Student Planning Meeting - Thur., September 19, 2019, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Booth Library Witters Conference Room 4440

 

Welcome Reception - Thur., September 5, 2019, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Booth Library Edgar Room 3202

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Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Eastern Illinois University
2210 Doudna Fine Arts Center
217-581-2922


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