STEM Speaker Series and Events

2019-2020 STEM Speaker Series

Oakton Affiliate of Society of Women Engineers (Oakton SWE)

Join Oakton Society of Women Engineers to learn how to start a career in engineering and support women in engineering. Fill out the Oakton SWE membership form to begin receiving news and announcements of next meeting and events. Contact oaktonswe@gmail.com for more information.


Oakton Math Club
Des Plaines

Join other Oakton students to talk about the beauty of mathematics on Mondays 12:30 for math help and 1:30 for a club meeting in the Center for Campus Inclusion and Diversity Room 1433. Contact oaktonmathclub@gmail.com or Mario Borha, advisor, at mborha@oakton.edu for more information.


Oakton IEEE
Des Plaines

A club for engineering students interested in making friends and robots. Currently seeking new members and officers. No experience necessary. Passion required. Contact Gloria Liu at gloriaL@oakton.edu for more information or to join Oakton IEEE. 


 

2019-2020 STEM Speaker Series

  • AMC math competition for middle school and high school students (AMC 10/12A on January 30; AMC 10/12B on February 5, all at 4:30 p.m..) AMC 8 in 2019-2020 has passed. Next AMC 8 will be offered in November, 2020.
  • F=ma physics competition on January 23. Registration to take the F = ma at Oakton is closed. A donation of $10 is welcome. 
  • Geographic Society of Chicago hosts GSC Fair 2020 at DePaul University Student Center Room 314
    2250 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
    on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 5-8 p.m.. Learn about Employers: Jobs and Internships as well as Educational opportunities.
  • Beatriz Penalver Bernabe, PhD on Microbiome and Mental Health of Pregnant Women on  March 25, noon, in Room 1604 DP, streaming live in Room C250 Skokie
  • Engineering Pizza Night with Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (March 11, 2020, 7 p.m.., Room 1625 Des Plaines) RSVP highly encouraged to ensure sufficient food.
  • Erik Andersen, Ph.D., Northwestern University will speak on applications of the CRISPR (March 31, 2020, 2 p.m..)
  • Skyway STEM Poster Competition on Fri., April 24, 2020 at Des Plaines campus - abstract submission with intent to participate is due early March. More information to come.


Many Thanks to:

Oakton's Student Government Association who voted to support the 2019-2020 STEM Speaker Series. This will allow CP-STEM to bring STEM speakers to campus and offer hands-on workshops.

Oakton's Educational Foundation who awarded the Center for Promoting STEM a grant in 2016-2017, 2017-2018, and 2018-2019 to provide an internship stipend to students who successfully complete STEM research course, present their findings, and spend a minimum number of hours on the project.

Oakton's Educational Foundation for their support of the Oakton Robotics Team.


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