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Real Science

Posted on by Renee Sackett

The Biology Summer Field Institute isn’t a field trip into the woods. For the week of July 17, rising high school juniors and seniors become real scientists. Led by Jennifer Elliott, Assistant Director of the UCF Arboretum, students were broken up into four groups: wetlands health assessment, forest ecology, vegetation monitoring, and gopher tortoise studies. […]

Another Successful Year Of Camp Connect I And II!

Posted on by Renee Sackett

Camp Connect I successfully completed its fifth year by hosting 80 students on UCF’s Main Campus! Originally created in 2012 by the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Camp Connect has been a part of the Center for Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM) for the past three years. This week-long […]

SWEet College Day

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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.

Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day!

Posted on by Renee Sackett

Join Kennedy Space Center on February 23rd as they host a unique streaming event for National Engineers Week! Tune in to see female scientists and engineers from NASA tell you about their careers and research. Click here for more information: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

EXCEL Celebrates 10 Years At UCF

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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!

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

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. […]