Past Events - 2020
SACNAS Let's Talk - Seasonal Affective Disorder
(Dec 15, 2020) - A special thank you to Chan Jeong Park from the University Counseling Center for discussing seasonal affective disorder and teaching us how to detect the signs and manage symptoms!
SACNAS Virtual Game Night
(Dec 11, 2020) - Thanks to all that joined us for our virtual game night! Congrats to Abby, Nidhi, and Shuhbam, our Jeopardy winners!
SACNAS American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration
(Nov 2020) - Thank you to all that joined in celebrating Native November with us!
Indigenous Graduate School Panel
(Nov 5, 2020) - Thank you to those that participated in our graduate school panel!
SACNAS Presents: Dr. Chesleigh Keene
(Nov 3, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Chesleigh Keene for sharing your journey through science and your work in addressing health disparities and culturally-relevant responses with us!
SACNAS Presents: Dr. Ahna Skop
(Oct 30, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Ahna Skop for sharing your journey through science and art with us!
SACNAS Dia de los Muertos Celebration
(Oct 27, 2020) - Thank you to those who participating in creating our second annual Ofrenda to celebrate and Dia de los Muertos!
SACNAS Vamos a Charlar!
(Oct 13, 2020) - Thank you to Kamala Ganesh for hosting the excellent discussion on patience and anxiety!
Financial Planning with Ann House
(Oct 6, 2020) - Thank you to Ann House for the excellent seminar on smart financial planning!
SACNAS Being Black in Academia Series - Krystle Osby
(Sep 15, 2020) - Thank you to graduate student Krystle Osby for delivering her powerful insights into her journey through academia and industry! Krystle presenting many thought-provoking experiences. Watch Krystle's talk here!
SACNAS Welcome Back Virtual Picnic
(Aug 27, 2020) - Thank you to all who participated in our welcome back virtual picnic and for your flexibility as we adapted to the current social situations. The picnic was a success and it was great to see everyone again! We're looking forward to a great year filled with a wonderful speaker series and other career development activities!
SACNAS Being Black in Academia Series - Dr. Keke Fairfax
(Jul 07, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Keke Fairfax for delivering her powerful insights into her journey through academia!
SACNAS Summer Workshop Series - Drs. Gary Schoenwolf and Julie Kiefer
(Jun - Jul, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Gary Schoenwolf, Dr. Julie Kiefer, and all those who participated in our Summer Writing Workshop seminars and activities! You can access Dr. Schoenwolf's recorded seminar here!
SACNAS Talk - Dr. Candace Chow
(Jun 10, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Candace Chow and the eye-opening presentation about bias and oppression and how we can create a more equitable and inclusive environment. You can access Dr. Chow's recorded seminar here!
Our Statement Regarding the Murder of George Floyd and Support for the Black Lives Matter movement
(Jun 2, 2020)
SACNAS Yoga with Emily Innis
(Apr 28, 2020) - Thank you to SACNAS member Emily Innis for hosting a Stay at Home Yoga session to help us stay active and healthy during the quarantine.
Recursion CV Workshop
(Mar 10, 2020) - Thank you to Aaron Paugh from Recursion Pharmaceuticals, a local biotech company, for hosting our CV workshop and helping us craft strong CVs.
Career Exploration Panel
(Feb 11, 2020) - Thank you to Drs. Ellen Wilson, Florian Maderspacher, and Erin Young for their valuable perspectives into a variety of non-academic career options. They shared many useful insights into what career directions are available with a STEM degree.
SACNAS Paint Night
(Feb 6, 2020) - Thanks to all who joined us for our de-stress Paint Night!
(Jan 25, 2020) - Utah SACNAS, along with University of Utah 's Center for Chemical Innovation provided hands-on experiments and science demos at the Leonardo Museum in downtown Salt Lake City!
SACNAS Talk - Dr. Janet Iwasa
(Jan 14, 2020) - A special thanks to Dr. Janet Iwasa , head of the Animation Lab here at the University of Utah , and her amazing talk on her career path in science animation! In case you missed it, check out the Animation lab website to see some of their incredible work!