AWIS-ND Outreach


AWIS-ND hosts and volunteers at several outreach events, promoting STEM to the community. If you have an idea, please email our Outreach Chair, Hope Pearson, hpearson at nd.edu.

Last Updated: 01/11/2017


Expanding Your Horizons


(Slideshow of the 2015 EYH Conference!)

"Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for girls in middle school (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 careers in those fields. The ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges." Click here to learn more about Expanding Your Horizons!


Science Alive


Date: February 3, 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: St. Joseph County
RSVP: TBD

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.


STEMentorship


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. Click Here to learn more!


Pi Day 5K


 

In 2015 and 2016, AWIS-ND with Society of Schmitt Fellows raised $4,300 for the Boys and Girls Club - Harrison Primary Girls on the Run Programs! Thank you to all our members who volunteered at our event!


ND Pi Day 5K Website

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.