Trips, Seminars and Guest Lectures

 

Field Trips/Industrial Visitations:

  • South Dakota - Jewel Cave National Monument, Mount Rushmore, The Mammoth Site, and Wind Cave National Park
  • Fort St. Vrain Generating Station (Xcel Energy)
  • Seagate Technology
  • CSU School of Biomedical Engineering
  • SparkFun Electronics
  • CU Boulder Fiske Planetarium & Observatory

 

 

Guest Lectures/Seminar Speakers

  •  Annie Epperson, UNC Natural Sciences Librarian – Library Resources & Research
  • Jordan Diemer, CSM Engineering Physics – Relativity
  • Steven Anderson, UNC Earth & Atmospheric Sciences – Volcanology
  • Oscar Levin, UNC Mathematical Sciences – To Infinity & Beyond
  • Jason Fettig, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation – Earth & Space Missions
  • Dr. Jerry Overmyer, UNC MAST Institute – Website Design
  • Zachary Armstrong, UNC Physics Dept. & Greeley West HS – Buoyancy/Cardboard Boats
  • Sean Broghammer, UNC Admissions – Campus tour
  • Gary Weiderspon, Fort St. Vrain Generating Station – Electricity & Magnetism
  • Dr. Courtney Willis, Professor Emeritus UNC – Physics & Magic
  • Connie Willis, Award winning science fiction author – Tips & Tricks to Science Fiction
  • Jason Christy, Rocky Mountain Lyons Eye Bank – Neurobiology & Eye Transplantation
  • Warren Sitzman & John Zakavec - Blood Spatter Analysis
  • Jordan Diemer 

2016 John K. Gapter Service Award


N.E.R.D. Awards (Noteworthy and Exceptionally Rated Do-gooder)

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Week 1 recipient - Weston Johnson

Weston received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe (e coli), and a Connie Willis Novel

Week 2 recipient - Sarah Vanhook

Sarah received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe, and "The Best of Connie Willis"

Week 3 recipient - Logan Turner

Logan received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe, and a Connie Willis novel

Week 4 Recipient - Ana Oldham

Ana received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe and a Connie Willis novel

Week 5 Recipient - Jaden Hutchins

Jaden received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe and a Connie Willis novel

Week 6 Recipient - Melanie Deeble

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For working hard throughout the program, and continuing to work hard following the program, Melanie received a certificate, Buzz Magnets, a Toroflux, a Giant Plushy Microbe and a Connie Willis Novel.


Formal Student Research Presentations - An online event

Tuesday July 19
8:15am-5:00pm

Wednesday, July 20
2:00-5:00pm

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2016 Presentation Schedule

*NOTE: James and Eden will be presenting Wednesday at 1:30pm. There will be a break Tuesday afternoon from 2:30-2:50pm

 

57th Annual Open House Poster Session

Friday, July 22 - 9:30am-3:30pm

Students who attend FSI's six week summer camp will display their research posters and discuss their results with guests. Research topics include: complex mathematics, cancer research, chemistry, biology, complex physics/astrophysics, engineering, computer programming/storytelling, and statistics.

 

Open House Schedule:

9:30am-12:30 pm - Project Viewing and Discussion (morning session)
12:30-2:00pm - Awards Ceremony
2:00-3:30pm - Project Viewing and Discussion (afternoon session)

UNC - University Center
Mt. Evans and Pikes Peak Ballrooms
2045 10th Ave., Greeley, CO

RSVP

RSVP requested by July 14, to lori.ball@unco.edu. Hors d'oeuvres provided.