STEM

The Big Bang Science Fair brings science communication and outreach to an arts festival in Rhode Island. The event is filled with presentations, workshops and hands-on activities covering a wide range of scientific disciplines. It makes its second appearance later this month.

Fermilab runs several vibrant programs aimed at educating students of all ages in all of our myriad technical endeavors, be they scientific, engineering or computational. All departments participate in these programs, but the CMS Department was especially luckily this summer. We were able to attract over a dozen exceptional young interns who participated in a broad swath of CMS activities, spanning analysis, detector upgrades and computer infrastructure.

From SDPB Radio’s “In the Moment: Innovation,” July 26, 2019: In this 18-minute radio piece, Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer discusses experimental particle physics, the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and the partnership with the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.

Apply to be a AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador! The AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors program furthers women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers. The AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors program will bring together 100 women from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers to serve as high-profile role models for middle school girls. The AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors program highlights women in STEM who are contributing in all these fields, showing girls…