Updates

Upcoming Outreach Event: Constitution Day!

In one month, WE ARE for Science will be participating in Constitution Day (http://www.constitutiondaycentre.org/). The event promotes celebration of the US Constitution and civics education and engagement in our communities. We plan to do another “Ask a Scientist” booth and talk about Science Policy! When: Sunday, September 15th, from 1 pm – 3:30 pm (we will setup at 12:30 pm) Where: Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg Read More…

Ask a Scientist at Arts Fest!

WE ARE for Science will be hosting an “Ask a Scientist” booth at Arts Fest outside of the Deike Building! Come visit us between 10am and 2pm on Thursday (7/11) and Friday (7/12). We will have geology and weather themed demos. Let’s talk science!

Tax reform bill hurts science, research

Efforts to change America’s tax system are underway and have been heavily debated. Graduate students around the country are worried about one proposed measure: a tax graduate tuition waivers. Read our Centre Daily Times op-ed on how this tax would threaten science research. Tax reform bill hurts science, research, Centre Daily Times

VOTE!

Election day is today, November 7th! Yes, there IS an Election Day this year! It’s a state/county/municipal election. That might not sound like a big deal, but these positions are ultimately very important in determining representation and policy at the national level! You get to have a voice in choosing the following positions: Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Read More…

Successful Diversity Forum!

Thanks to our faculty panelists (Dr. Reginald Hamilton, Dr. Jose Fuentes, and Dr. Miriam Freedman) for their wisdom and insight that made for an engaging forum. Thanks also to members of the Diversity and Inclusion in STEM subgroup, Joanmarie Del Vecchio, Jamesa Stokes, and Roger Walker, for organizing the event. If you couldn’t make it tonight, we’ll have Read More…

Diversity in STEM panel discussion

Join the Diversity and Inclusivity subgroup for a panel discussion tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5 form 5-6:30 in Steidle 401! Panelists include professors from Engineering, Meteorology, and Chemistry. Come with questions and learn about the importance of diversity in STEM fields!