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DBER Seminar First Meeting

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The DBER seminar group will host their first meeting for this semester Monday (9/25) in PSB 445 from 11:30 – 12:30. They have selected a short article on the idea of a DBER Alliance. The agenda for the first meeting will be brief introductions, discussion of the article, and planning for the rest of the […]

STEM Ed Research Symposium

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Gain insight from thriving UCF collaborations, explore filling research knowledge gaps and make  contacts with future collaborators for successful proposal writing in STEM Education and Education Research. Receiving a charge to action from the STEM and Education Deans, attendees will have the opportunity to learn firsthand about the successful collaborations in STEM Education and STEM […]

SWEet College Day

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The UCF Society of Women Engineers is hosting SWEet College Day, an engineering Outreach event geared towards high school girls. Taking place on the UCF campus, this is a one-of-a-kind event where students can participate in hands-on, interactive workshops from various engineering disciplines. Registration links can be found at: www.UCFSWE.weebly.com/Outreach. Registration deadline is April 1st.

EXCEL Celebrates 10 Years At UCF

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The EXCEL program at UCF hosted its first ever alumni reunion in conjunction with the Knights battle against Tulsa. EXCEL, a program aimed to increase STEM student success in the first two years of college, played host to over 50 students and alumni. For the full story, visit https://sciences.ucf.edu/news/excel-celebrates-10-years/.

STEM Day Is Out Of This World

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On Friday, October 28, the University of Central Florida’s Center for Initiatives in STEM hosted 1,200 K-12 students on campus for its bi-annual STEM Day event. In collaboration with the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, every student was given the opportunity to hear from former astronaut Mike McCulley regarding his adventures in space and explore a variety […]

Society Of Women Engineers Hosts Mystery Design

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Mystery Design is an engineering Outreach event that is geared towards middle school girls. The date for Mystery Design this year is November 5th, and the event will be taking place on the UCF campus, specifically within our Mathematical Sciences building. Registration is on the SWE website: ucfswe.weebly.com/outreach.

Physics Career Day

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The University of Central Florida Physics Department will be hosting a Physics Career Exploration Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM (registration opens at 9:30 AM). This event will kick off in the College of Sciences Building, Auditorium Room 101. Physics Career Exploration Day is geared toward high school students who want to explore careers in physics.  The […]

Coding Mini-Workshop

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Learn about Jupyter a browser-based (free) programming software. In use at CERN, NASA, Google, MS, IBM, and more. Learn to embed rich text, links, & images into your code; display output in same browser window; share files online, interactive and executable, through any browser; perform heavy-duty analyses, even from mobile devices. Natively supports 40+ languages […]

WOW! That’s Engineering!

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The Society of Women Engineers, Space Coast Chapter, is sponsoring an event for 7th – 10th grade girls on Saturday, October 15, 2016. WOW! That’s Engineering, offers young women interested in STEM the opportunity to meet women engineers and technologists while participating in hands-on activities. Students and volunteers can register at http://www.swe-sc.org/WOW/ through September 27. […]

A Summer Of STEM

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This summer, UCF’s Center for Initiatives in STEM hosted four STEM Summer Institute (SI) camps for Central Florida middle and high school students. The STEM Summer Institute (SI) offers a mix of activities designed to maximize learning through hands-on, individualized instruction in an effort to provide science, technology, and math related summer opportunities to students. Continue […]