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 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 IEEE.occ.2016@gmail.com for more information or to join Oakton IEEE. 


 

2019-2020 STEM Speaker Series

  • Branimir Jovancicevic, PhD, University of Belgrade, on  The Environment: The greatest problems in the world and the role of different social categories in solving the growing problems (September)
  • Training for Science Olympiad Event Supervisors (Sept. 24, 2019, 2 p.m.)
  • Connie Kelly, IEEE, on Ethics in Engineering (October 8, 2019, 2 p.m., Room 2812 DP and streaming live C240 Skokie)
  • Nicole Mosley, M.D., Franciscan Physician Network, on Equity in Healthcare (October 15, 2019, 2 p.m.)
  • AMATYC Math Competition for college students (October and February)
  • AMC math competition for middle school and high school students (AMC 8 on November 12; AMC 10/12A on January 30; AMC 10/12B on February 5)
  • Maria Chan, PhD, Argonne National Laboratory (fall semester)
  • F=ma physics competition (January)
  • Lise Elliot, PhD, Northwestern University (February)
  • Engineering PIzza Night with Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (March 11, 2020, 7 p.m.)


Many Thanks to:

Oakton's Student Government Association who voted to support the 2018-2019 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.


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