Before the acronym STEM even existed, Dr. Pauline Beery Mack, Texas Woman’s University professor in the 1950s-1970s, pioneered in the quest for knowledge in science, technology and statistical research. Her advances in bone density provided NASA invaluable information for manned spaceflight, earning Mack a Silver Snoopy award presented by Astronaut Jim Lovell in 1970, a time when women scientists were rarely recognized among their male peers.
Director: Susan Carol Davis
Texas Shorts Block
Filmmaker in attendance
Location: UTD A&H Performance Hall in building JO
Susan Carol Davis is the founder and president of Curious Dog Creative, a consulting service for film production, acting performance and development of clients’ dream projects. Davis diversifies her creative pursuits as director, producer, actress and arts educator. Denton, Texas is hometown with her degrees from Texas Christian University and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. Currently Susan serves on the Thin Line Festival and Artists Enclave of Denton County Governing Boards. For Susan, “Stage and Film are mediums that help all find stories which speak to the heart, soul and mind — no matter the age, geographic location or philosophic roots of the filmmaker or viewer.”