Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
From left: Patrick Leonard, Ross Kluczinske, Representative Dan Knodl, Morgan Vanderschaegen, Tyler Ross and Dr. Mohamed Ayoub at the 13th Annual UW System Posters in the Rotunda, Madison, April 13, 2016.
The S.T.E.M. Club meets during the noon hour (12:00 - 12:50 p.m.) in Room 228 on the following dates:
|9/13/2017||Overview of STEM Club Activities & General Elections||
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub, S.T.E.M. Club Faculty Advisor, Professor of Chemistry, UW-Washington County
|9/27/2017||Our Agricultural Food Systems||Professor Steve Ventura, Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Soil Science, Director, Land Tenure Center, Director, Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility, UW-Madison|
Native Protein Electrophoresis: A UW-WC Alum Success Story
Bill Wobig, MS, Technical Evaluations Specialist II, Alcami Corporation, Germantown, WI
|10/23/2017||National Chemistry Week||Theme: Chemistry Rocks!|
|11/8/2017||Mathematics and the Movies||
Dr. John Beam, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, UW-Oshkosh, Oshkosh
|11/15/2017||Cool Choices: The Power of Games||
Kathy Kuntz, Executive Director, Cool Choices, Madison
The S.T.E.M. club, formerly known as Science & Math Club, was established in fall 2000. The club encourages students’ active participation and leadership role in all S.T.E.M. fields and disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, Astronomy, Medicine, and Pharmacy.
Everyone is welcome to attend the Wednesday noon seminars and there is no admission charge.
If you are interested in joining the S.T.E.M. Club or need more information, please contact:
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
|President: Rachel Uhren||
Co-President: Mitchell Holms
|Vice President: Jordan Ruklic||Co-Vice President: Jacob Alexander|
|Treasurer: Benjamin Spicer||Co-Treasurer: Sarah Nagel|
|Secretary: Amelia Hansen||
Co-Secretary: David Bergum
- Facilitate and enhance students’ understanding of S.T.E.M.
- Promote students’ active involvement and participation in co-curricular S.T.E.M.-based activities
- Attract, recruit and retain more students in the S.T.E.M. fields
- Help form a S.T.E.M. community on campus
- Strengthen the links among the S.T.E.M. departments
- Build relationships with area industry and research institutions
- Assist in improving the teaching and learning of S.T.E.M. on campus
Student paid internship programs between UW-WC Chemistry Department and several area companies have been established. Firms include: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Chem-Tech International in Random Lake and Serigraph, Inc. (Research & Development) in West Bend. Additional collaborative projects are being developed with the local industry as well as area public schools.
17th Year UW-WC S.T.E.M. Club Guest Speakers (2016-2017)
Mr. Peter Skopec (WISPIRG), Mr. Tyler Huebner (RENEW Wisconsin), Dr. Jennifer Szydlik (Math, UW-Oshkosh), Dr. Tom Zinnen (Biotechnology, UW-Extension & UW-Madison) Dr. Scott Cooper (Biology, UW-La Crosse), Dr. James Madsen (Physics, UW-River Falls), Dr. Brittany Player (Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin), Dr. Phyllis King (Occupational Science & Therapy, UW-Milwaukee), Dr. George Kraft (Water Resources, UW-Stevens Point), Dr. Regina Murphy (Chemical & Biological Engineering, UW-Madison), Dr. Wayne Schaefer (Biology, UW-WC), Dr. Jeremy Solin (Wisconsin ThinkWater Network), Dr. Gary Britton, (Mathematics, UW-WC), Dr. Scott Fellenz (Family Pet Clinic, Menomonee Falls), Ms. Michelle Miller (Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, UW-Madison).