Science Alive

AWIS-ND volunteers at the Science Alive Event hosted by the St. Joseph Public Library. Since 2013, AWIS-ND organizes hands-on activities such as making bird feeders, fossil excavating, locating where artifacts originated in the world, and science experiments kids can do at home.


A program that connects graduate women in STEM with undergraduate women in STEM to provide support for the undergraduate women throughout their academic and professional experiences.

Pi Day 5K

Each spring, AWIS-ND partners with Society of Schmitt Fellows to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club - Harrison Primary Girls on the Run Programs. Email awis@nd.edu if you are interested in volunteering for this event.

Expanding Your Horizons

Are you a female in STEM looking for a great volunteer opportunity? Workshop leaders are needed to help with the annual Expanding Your Horizons conference for middle school girls (grades 6-8). This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about career opportunities. Please email eyhnd@nd.edu or visit the EYH website for more information. 

You Be the Chemist

You Be the Chemist is an interactive academic contest that encourages 5th-8th grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world applications. AWIS-ND partners with the Chemistry Graduate Student Organization to host the event in the St. Joseph County.