Upcoming Events & Opportunities
Frontiers in Science - Spring 2015
The Frontiers in Science series is offered each semester with guest speakers from the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering. This event is hosted by the Department of Physics. Seminars are held on Thursdays from 12-1PM in SCI 2, Room 242, unless other noted.
February 12th: How to make $1,000,000 the hard way; or, a Survey of the Riemann Hypothesis. Dr. Shahed Sharif, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, CSUSM.
March 26th: Negative Capacitance: a Tale of Two Nanopowders. Dr. Stephen Tsui, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, CSUSM.
April 9th: Macrophage activation in helminth infection. Dr. Meera Nair, Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside.
April 30th: The Hydrology of Flash Floods. Dr. Rochelle Graham, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego.
STEM Career Connection
The Career Center is hosting a STEM Career Connection on Thursday, February 26th, from 5-7PM in the USU Ballroom. Visit their website for more information and to register.
Super STEM Saturday - March 14th from 10AM-4PM
Super STEM Saturday is designed to expose and engage kids of all ages and their families to the diverse and exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known as the STEM disciplines. The brainchild of The Classical Academies and held in partnership with CSUSM, Super STEM Saturday has grown into a popular North County event that draws over 5,000 science enthusiasts each year to the university campus. Visit our website for more information.
Reid Lecture Series
Thursday, March 19th, 6-7:30PM, Ballroom A of the USU: Dr. Ron Graham, Chief Scientist Chief Scientist at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology and the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
Rocket Car Races
Join us at U-hour as the Physics students take on the Palomar College challengers for some fun with rocket cars they have made from a variety of materials. Thursday, April 23rd, from 12-1PM on University Plaza.
OTRES offers seminars throughout the semester from 4-5:30PM in Commons 206.