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STEM Exploration

Join us June 28 and 29.

If science is your thing (think beakers, bats and blow torches) come to Central’s STEM Exploration June 28-29.

Our professors are the catalyst to your success, and you’ll see why as you spend one-on-one time with them. They’ll invite you to their labs (both indoor and outdoor) and are excited to get to know you. There is no cost to attend. NOTE: Please bring long pants, socks and tennis shoes for bat netting. Also bring along a flashlight if you have one.

Learn about research, Central’s community and what it means to make an impact at Central College, and choose from the following workshops when you arrive:

Schedule

Day 1 – June 28

2 p.m. Check-in, Maytag Student Center
2:15 p.m. Welcome to Central
2:30 p.m. Campus tour
3:30 p.m. Hands-on workshops in Vermeer Science Center
4:30 p.m. Interactive time with STEM alumni and current students
5 p.m. Get settled, go to your room and relax before dinner (and say good-bye to your parents for the night!)
5:30 p.m. Team-building activities
6 p.m. Dinner in Central Market
After dinner Up Close and Personal with Bats
Join professor Russ Benedict and his rowdy bunch of students as they explore prairies and try to catch bats in the woods at night. NOTE: Please bring long pants, socks and tennis shoes for bat netting. Also bring along a flashlight if you have one.
11 p.m. Spend the night on campus in the residence halls (students only): Bring your sleeping bag, towel and toiletries.

Day 2 – June 29

8 a.m. Breakfast at Maytag Patio
9 a.m. Hands-on workshops in Vermeer Science Center
10 a.m. Pella Corporation: Launch Your STEM Career
10:30 a.m. Goodbye social
11 a.m. Campus tour (optional for those arriving on Day 2)
Noon Lunch in Central Market (optional)

 

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