EXPLO Bioengineering for Girls | Sample Schedule

ON-CAMPUS SAMPLE SCHEDULE

BIOENGINEERING FOR GIRLS Focus Programs feature a rotating mix of on-campus work and field visits. Speakers and trips are subject to change year-to-year. Here’s an example of what a typical day spent on-campus could look like.

8:00

BREAKFAST

LAB: HEART FUNCTION + MEDITATION Work alongside Professor Laura Ekstrom to develop a hypothesis of the relationship between heart function and meditation, then test your hypothesis using EKG and a blood oximeter to calculate the pulse wave velocity (PWV) of blood traveling from your heart to your finger.

9:00

11:45

LUNCH

GUEST SPEAKER: MEENA SUBRAMANYAM, PH.D. Vice President and Global Program Leader in Gastroenterology Division at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Meena Subramanyam shares her work as a leader in therapeutic drug development over 20 years in the biotechnology industry. MAKERSPACE: PROTOTYPE A PROSTHETIC Begin to design, prototype, and test a prosthetic solution for hand function in the Wheaton College Makerspace. Hone your skills on the laser cutters, 3D printers, power tools, and more. This is only the first of a number of times you’ll find yourself in the Makerspace.

1:00

2:00

4:00

INDEPENDENT TIME

5:00

DINNER

6:30

PROJECT WORK Spend time in the Makerspace, Lab, or Classroom continuing your independent work alongside your classmates and Advisors.

8:30

YOUR CHOICE Unwind your day with an on-campus movie, s’mores at the Wheaton fire pit or badminton on the Quad. (Activities vary daily.)

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10:30

CHECK-IN AT RESIDENCE HALL Reconvene on Upper Campus to check in with your Advisors and wind down the day.

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