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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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
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/.
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 […]
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.
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 […]