Community college students spend summer at SIU in intense research

Ten students from Southern Illinois community colleges are spending the summer working with the scientists and researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in the SI Bridges to the Baccalaureate program. Front row, from left: Jewel Green, Taryn Sauerbrunn, Caleb Gentry, Rebekkah Schemonia, Alexis Pennington, and Hannah Phillips. Back row: Jace Moore and Braeden Irby. Not … Read more

Graduate School launches inaugural HBCU Summer Research Program in effort to diversify student recruitment – Today@Wayne

In a new effort to extend and diversify its national outreach to potential graduate and doctoral students, Wayne State University is playing host over the next two weeks to an assortment of students from North Carolina A&T University, a historically Black college, with hopes of eventually recruiting them to campus to pursue master’s and Ph.D. … Read more

Biologists trying to combat fungal disease being found in Blanding’s turtles; DuPage testing to be done this summer – Chicago Tribune

Biologists have been working for three decades on a recovery project for the endangered Blanding’s turtle throughout the state, including DuPage County, as numbers declined due to an increase in predators and habitat destruction. Now the species faces a new threat: a fungal disease that eats through the shell creating a Swiss cheese effect. Recently, … Read more

UHV biology student receives two summer fellowships | News

Toward the end of 2021, Morgen Glenn sent out applications for several summer fellowships and internships and hoped for the best. What the University of Houston-Victoria student did not expect was to receive two offers. Glenn, a UHV senior biology and pre-med student, was chosen as a research fellow for the Laney Graduate School Summer … Read more

Summer Science Smorgasbord – NASA Mars Exploration

This image was taken by Left Navigation Camera onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 3504. Credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech. Download image › The difficulty of driving on Martian terrain proves itself once again! Our Sol 3504 drive did not complete successfully, leaving us in basically the same spot as our last plan. Thankfully, … Read more

SVVSD hosts summer STEM camps at the Innovation Center – Longmont Times-Call

A group of 9- to 12-year-olds got a taste of biology field work this week, donning waders and grabbing nets before walking into a shallow area of ​​Lefthand Creek to scoop up larvae, worms and other invertebrates. Along with using cards to identify what they found, the 15 students tested the water using several sensors … Read more

Undergrads begin summer quantum research with support from Moore Foundation, Chicago region universities, national labs – BIOENGINEER.ORG

More than a dozen college students from underrepresented backgrounds will be spending the summer conducting quantum information science and engineering research in labs across the Midwest thanks to the Open Quantum Initiative Undergraduate Fellowship, a new program that seeks to make the burgeoning quantum workforce a more diverse and inclusive community from the start. More … Read more

UHV NewsWire – UHV biology student receives two summer fellowships

Morgen Glenn, a University of Houston-Victoria senior biology and pre-med student, looks at cells being grown in a laboratory at UHV. Glenn was recently chosen as a research fellow for the Laney Graduate School Summer Opportunity for Academic Research at Emory University in Atlanta, and as an intern for the American Cancer Society Diversity in … Read more

Greensboro Science Center shows how to make ice cream

Greensboro Science Center shows how to make homemade ice cream Updated: 10:51 AM EDT Jun 6, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BUT OVERALL, I DON’T THINK WE HAVE ABOUT WEEK OF WEATHER AHEAD. CHRISTIN IT DOES NOT LOOK SO BAD. AND EVEN THOUGH WERE A NOT HITTING 90 DEGREES THIS WEEK WITH … Read more

Los Alamos Faith And Science Forum’s Ninth Summer Series Kick Off Lecture Draws Full House

An audience member asks a question of Professor Marty Hewlett during his lecture Wednesday at the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum in Kelly Hall at Trinity-on-the Hill Episcopal Church. Courtesy / LAFSF LAFSF News: The Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum (LAFSF) kicked off its ninth summer series to a full house last Wednesday … Read more