Mines News

Release Date Monday, January 22, 2018

Bioenergy Scientist to Speak at SD Mines on Work/Life Balance

Tina Nielsen is the Associate Director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Her doctorate is in marine micropaleontology and she has extensive experience in geochemistry research. She oversees GLBRC’s external campus, government and industry relations and is also responsible for internal administration, including oversight of GLBRC’s Enabling Technology Team and other support areas. 

 

RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 19, 2018) – Tina Nielsen, Ph.D., will present a talk “Managing a Work/Life Balance" at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Classroom Building room 204E (campus map).  The event is free and open to the public. 

Nielsen is the Associate Director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Her doctorate is in marine micropaleontology and she has extensive experience in geochemistry research. She oversees GLBRC’s external campus, government and industry relations and is also responsible for internal administration, including oversight of GLBRC’s Enabling Technology Team and other support areas. 

The themes of Nielsen’s presentation will include:

• Is there truly such a thing as work-life balance?

• Relationships (personal), relationships (colleagues), relationships (mentors) – not all are equal, know which one is most important to you.

• Tips on how to find the support you need to enter and remain in your chosen profession.

The SD Mines Graduate Student Society (GSS) with sponsorship from the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) is hosting Nielsen’s presentation. Click here for more on graduate education at SD Mines.

 

###

About SD Mines  

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,778 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $61,300. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

Contact: Charles Michael Ray , 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Classroom Building 204E
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Surbeck Center Veterans Resource Center
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Residence Halls
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Classroom Building 204E