STEM

Save the Date! The Office of OPTT invites you to join on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 12 noon CT, for a virtual fireside chat with Dr. Aprille Ericsson, Aerospace Engineer and NASA’s New Business Lead for Instrument Systems and Technology. This is the third event in the DIVERSE-W Speaker Series showcasing women leaders in STEM, innovation and entrepreneurship. You’ll be able to ask the speaker your questions directly during a Q&A portion of the program. Register now through Eventbrite. The event…

From The Rapid City Journal, August 12, 2021: The SURF Davis-Bahcall Scholars Program exposes university freshmen and sophomores in STEM fields to a variety of disciplines helping them decide their college major. This year students took a tour of SURF in Lead, SD and they had the opportunity to speak with scientists and engineers from Fermilab.

From Community College Daily, July 26, 2021: Moraine Valley Community College in Illinois has six students participating in Department of Science internships this summer, four are at Fermilab. These ten to 16-week internships increase students’ confidence levels, offer professional development, technical writing training and networking with scientists.

From Forbes Italia, July 27, 2021: Congratulations Anna Grasselino on being named by Forbes Italia as one of the 100 successful women who has distinguished herself in 2021 for ingenuity, tenacity and competence! See the complete list that includes scientists, sport champions, visionary entrepreneurs and managers.

From the Black Hills Pioneer, June 20, 2021: The former Homestake Gold Mine was the largest and deepest in the western hemisphere and today it is the largest science project attempted on U.S. soil. The LBNF/DUNE includes a collaboration of more than 1,300 scientists from 32 countries. Read more about the significant impacts LBNF/DUNE is having on South Dakota.