HU Researchers, Virginia Aquarium work together to help non-scientists understand complex science
Hampton University researchers and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center are working together to develop best practices to help non-scientists understand highly technical scientific techniques. The researches recently presented demonstrations to visitors at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
HU PREM Scientists reach 1,100 students, parents at STEM & Health Fair at Boo Williams Sportsplex
Scientists from Hampton University reached over 1,100 middle and high school students and their parents in their quest to increase the number of underrepresented people in the STEM professions. The event was co-sponsored with the Technique Track Club and held during the AAU track meet at the Boo Williams Sportsplex on Sunday, Feb. 28. The students had a chance to do hands-on science experiments with PREM researches Dr. Stefan Cooper and Dr. Marcos Guerrero Munoz, the first scientists hired under the PREM grant and who are being trained to become college science professors.
HU PREM Scientists Partner with the Technique Track Club to Host STEM and Health Information Fair
Scientists from Hampton University are working to increase the number of African-American and female scientists from Hampton Roads by talking with students about careers in STEM. On Feb. 28, HU scientists will hold information sessions at the STEM and Health Information Fair at the Boo Williams Sportsplex during the AAU track meet from 7 am - 4 pm. The event is being held in conjunction with Hampton Roads Virginia AAU Track and Field and the Technique Track Club; and includes hand-on demonstrations for kids.
Hampton University Partners with Brandeis to Promote Diversity in Material Science Research
Hampton University has been awarded $3 million from the National Science Foundation to bolster HU faculty materials science research activities. The grant will serve as a catalyst for the recruitment and retention of talented African-American and female students who pursue research careers in materials science and engineering.