2023 Symposium

Wetterhahn Science Symposium

The 2023 Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium was held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Hanover Inn. We were thrilled to welcome keynote speaker Sian Beilock, president-elect of Dartmouth!

The symposium will return in spring 2024. We can't wait to see you there!

Keynote address: "Academic Performance Under Stress"

Dartmouth's President-Elect, Sian Leah Beilock, delivered the keynote address this year. A cognitive scientist, her research focuses on the factors influencing performance anxiety and strategies that can be used to perform well under pressure, both in the classroom and beyond. She is the author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting It Right When You Have To (2010), How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel (2015), and numerous scholarly works and op-eds.

President Beilock's address may be viewed on Dartmouth's YouTube channel.