Calendar of Events


MARCH 2015


12-15  Thursday-Sunday
The NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) National Conference will be held in the 'Windy City' and this grand event is something you must consider for the highlight of your professional development in 2015. Click here for more information and to register. 

13 Friday
John Lenters, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at LimnoTech will present a seminar titled  “Rapid warming of the Great Lakes and beyond: Implications for evaporation and water levels”  at 2:00 p.m. as part of the AWRI Seminar Series in the Multipurpose Room, Lake Michigan Center, 740 W. Shoreline Drive, Muskegon, MI.

17 Tuesday
The GVSU Physics Club is hosting a public viewing of the movie “Particle Fever”, the true story of the discovery of the Higgs Boson. Movie will start at 7pm in the Loosemore Auditorium at Grand Valley's Pew Campus. There will be ice cream before the show, starting at 6:30pm.

18-20 Wednesday - Friday
MACUL (Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning) Conference, “A Culture of Collaboration”, Cobo Center, Detroit.  www.macul.org

21 Saturday
45th Annual Sugarbush Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504. For details visit the website.

30 Monday
Public Lecture - Gravity: The Siren Song of the Cosmos by Dr. Shane L. Larson at 7p.m. at Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus


April


24 Thursday
2015 Michigan High School Early Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  at the Science Complex on the Campus of Andrews University located in Berrien Springs, Michigan.  To register, visit www.berrienresa.org/bcmsc

30 Thursday
Registration deadline for Grandparents, Grandkids, and Grand Valley (G3) Summer Camp. Please visit www.gvsu.edu/g3 to register.


May


20 Wednesday
Amusement Park Physics at Michigan’s Adventure. For more information and to register, visit the website.


June


15-18 Monday - Thursday
STEPS (Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer) Camp for Girls Camp on the Grand Valley State University Pew campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Participants must be female, Michigan residents, between the ages of 11-13, currently in the 6th grade, and entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/steps or by calling the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Student Services office at (616) 331-6025.  Registration will close on March 9, 2015. Please visit the website for a printable brochure and application.

22-25 Monday – Thursday
STEPS (Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer) Camp for Girls Camp on the Grand Valley State University Pew campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Participants must be female, Michigan residents, between the ages of 11-13, currently in the 6th grade, and entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/steps or by calling the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Student Services office at (616) 331-6025.  Registration will close on March 9, 2015. Please visit the website for a printable brochure and application.

23-25 Tuesday-Thursday
Grandparents, Grandkids, and Grand Valley (G3) Summer Camp. Please visit www.gvsu.edu/g3 for more information.