Science Salon is a forum for professional scientists in Minnesota to stay current on groundbreaking research and emerging technologies, engage in cross-disciplinary social interactions and networking, and participate in philanthropic activities. The meeting format will vary and include, speakers, networking, science cafe, science quiz bowl and other activities. Our 2013-2014 schedule and venues will be announced.
Annual Meeting/Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Annual Meeting/Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium provides the opportunity for individuals involved in science to meet their colleagues in colleges, industry, and government and to hear or present the results of research with a regional emphasis. The event also allows a forum for undergraduate students to present their research to a broad audience. The meeting location is rotated throughout the state of Minnesota. The date and venue for 2014 will be announced.
Middle School & High School Science Bowls
Student teams representing dozens of middle schools and high schools from all over the state of Minnesota compete in this fast-paced, fun event to test their knowledge of all major areas of science and mathematics at the Minnesota State Regional Science Bowl for Middle School students and the Minnesota State Regional Science Bowl for High School students. In 2013, the High School Science Bowl will be held Friday, January 25 at Macalester College and the Middle School Science Bowl will be held Saturday, February 23 at the University of St. Thomas.
High School STEM Communicator Awards
T his exciting new program offers high school students the opportunity to compete for awards based on presentation of their research in writing. The High School STEM Communicator Awards identifies, recognizes, and encourages high school students showing exceptional potential in performing scientific research, to communicate their research through writing, and to understand the societal context of their research and results. In 2013, the Awards will be presented at State Science & Engineering Fair, April 9.