AWIS-ND Social

AWIS-ND hosts social events that brings our members together in a more relaxed environment. If you have an idea, please email our Social Chair, Madeline Smith, Madeline.D.Smith.1056 at

Last Updated: 01/05/2017

Welcome Back Luncheon

At the beginning of the academic year, AWIS-ND hosts a Welcome Back Event. This provides a chance for our current members to meet new members and be updated with the upcoming events for the academic year.

Date: September 14th, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Jordan Hall of Science - Reading Room

Winter Social

For AWIS-ND chapter members, we organize a small social during the winter for our members take a break from grading and research. For 2017,

Date: December 14th, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Notre Dame Room - LaFortune Student Center
Details: Enjoy holiday cookies, hot drinks, gift card raffles, and t-shirt competition winners are announced!

Knitting for St. Margaret's House

AWIS-ND hosted the first ever Knitting for St. Margaret's House in January 2016. Several AWIS-ND members and community members donated yarn and knitted clothes for children. Pictures can be found here (the photo gallery).

End of Year Lunch

AWIS-ND hosts the Annual End of the Year Lunch to thank our members, staff, faculty for their tremendous support throughout the academic year. At the lunch, we offer a special lunch, raffle prizes, a guest speaker, and the announcement of our new Executive Board.

End of the Year Slide Show

Date: May 12th, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Ballroom, LaFortune Student Center
RSVP: RSVP by May 6th Form
Guest Speaker:
Dr. Luisa A. DiPietro is a Professor of Periodontics for the College of Dentistry , the Director of the Center for Wound Repair and Tissue Regeneration, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She will be the 2016 AWIS-ND Guest Speaker for the End of the Year Lunch, where she will be talking about leadership, career building, and issues women in STEM face.