Current Student Programs

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Current Student Programs

Women Undergraduate & Graduate Student Programs

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
SWE is a national professional organization that supports and promotes women in science and engineering. Our chapter has more that 600 undergraduate and graduate student members, making it the largest student chapter in the country and the largest professional student group on campus.

SWE activities include: Evening with Industry & Networking Night, weekly lunch meetings, Girl Scout Engineering Day, Girls Lead the Way Leadership Conference for high school girls, scholarships and The Continuum. SWE welcomes new members! Simply complete the application available on the website, or fill one out at the weekly meeting.

Society for Women in Mathematics (SWiM)
SWiM is a student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics. SWiM is a community created to support women in mathematics at Mines. If you are interested in joining email Deb Carney or Rebecca Swanson.

Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP)
MEP was established in 1989 to recruit, retain, and graduate African American, Asian American, Native American, and Hispanic undergraduate students. Domestic students that are underrepresented ethnically and racially comprise over 16% of the student population at Mines.

Society of Women in Geophysics (SWIG)
SWIG’s purpose is building a strong and supportive community through networking and mentorship.

Society of Women in Physics (SWiP)
SWiP promotes career development of women in physics while providing a welcoming support network. The group aims to enhance the experience of women working in the department through increased interaction with peers, mentors, and role models. If you are interested in joining or want more information, please email student president Caroline Ellis or the faculty advisor Kristine Callan.

Women Graduate Student Programs

Graduate Women’s Forum (GWF)
The WISEM Program and the Graduate Studies Office sponsor two Graduate Women's Forum luncheons each academic year. Gatherings address academic and professional development issues, as well as provide an opportunity for women graduate students to meet other students and faculty members.

Graduate Women Student Reading Group (WGS)
WISEM sponsors four Graduate Women's Reading Group meetings each academic year. The group selects a book to read and meets to discuss chapters over breakfast. WGS is a wonderful opportunity for women graduate students to meet other students. Books and breakfast are provided! For more information contact Annette Pilkington.

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Campus-Wide Women Student Programs & Resources

Nursing Mothers' Room
A nursing mother's room is available for student use in the student center. Contact Lisa Goberis.

Athletic Programs
Mines has seven female varsity sports, five female and four coed club sports, and 20 co-ed intramural sports teams: varsity sports and recreational sports.

Mines has four sororities on campus: Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha ThetaPi Beta Phi, and Sigma Kappa.

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