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!

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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!

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SACNAS American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration

(Nov 2020) - Thank you to all that joined in celebrating Native November with us!

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Indigenous Graduate School Panel

(Nov 5, 2020) - Thank you to those that participated in our graduate school panel!

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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!

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SACNAS Presents: Dr. Ahna Skop

(Oct 30, 2020) - Thank you to Dr. Ahna Skop for sharing your journey through science and art with us!

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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!

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SACNAS Vamos a Charlar!

(Oct 13, 2020) - Thank you to Kamala Ganesh for hosting the excellent discussion on patience and anxiety!

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Financial Planning with Ann House

(Oct 6, 2020) - Thank you to Ann House for the excellent seminar on smart financial planning!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Our Statement Regarding the Murder of George Floyd and Support for the Black Lives Matter movement

(Jun 2, 2020)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SACNAS Paint Night

(Feb 6, 2020) - Thanks to all who joined us for our de-stress Paint Night!

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Leonardo Lab

(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!

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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!

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