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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.

 

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