Taking advantages of opportunities helped Michael Uhl, the COO of Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, get to where he is today and where he’ll be in the future. Uhl shared what those opportunities were and how they didn’t necessarily coincide with his original career path when he spoke with students as part of the STEMM Idol Speaker Series last month.
“Profound joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life.” - Mother Teresa
That message was what Emily Laubacher Heckman '97, Senior Electronics Research Engineer at Wright Patt Air Force Base's Air Force Research Laboratory conveyed to students when she spoke to them as part of the STEMM Idol Speaker Series on November 15.
"I wanted to stress work-life balance," Heckman explained. "I have three young kids but I still feel like I have a meaningful career.
Getting a head start on the college search can pay off for students.
“I suggest students start visiting colleges or, at least, compiling a list of schools they are interested in between their sophomore and junior years,” said Brandon Pytel, program coordinator at the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science.
While school may be out of session for students over the summer, many teachers from around the nation are taking the opportunity to learn new curriculum through Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course training. While the PLTW Ohio affiliate training usually only takes place at Sinclair Community College, this summer, Chaminade Julienne is hosting teachers for three, two-week sessions to learn more in the biomedical science courses.
The buzzing sound of bees may not be the most pleasant to some. That sound, and therefore bees, is a necessity, though, for there to be food for living beings on a daily basis.
For the final STEMM Idol Speaker Series presentation of the year, the Senior Capstone group of Morgan Coovert, Spencer Dufresne, Angela Hodapp and Bridget Miles shared their research findings on the state of the bee population.
In conjunction with World Water Day, Rachel Easter and Keshia Kinney, who work in the City of Dayton Water Department, shared their expertise about water safety and distribution with students as part of the STEMM Idol Speaker Series on Tuesday, March 22.
Basketball and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - “What better combination could there be?”
Hundreds of people agreed with CJ STEMM Coordinator Meg Draeger as Chaminade Julienne once again served as the host site of the Hoopla STEM Challenge on Sunday, March 13.
“STEM is very important to our community and STEM is also important to the NCAA,” said Scott Sullivan with the Hoopla Organizing Committee. “STEM is additionally important to CJ so it was a natural fit.”
Update: Two students earned honors in the Art in Architecture competition and were recognized in a ceremony on Sunday, April 10.
Sara Bowman '17 won the award for most creative use of materials and Austin Fuchs '17 won an honorable mention for the book award.
If you saw 20 images on a screen for 15 seconds, how many of those images do you think you could remember? Dr. Jim Olson did this test as part of his STEMM Idol Speaker Series presentation on Tuesday, March 1.
Dr. Olson has been with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wright State University since 1986 and is the head of their research laboratory. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, the Emergency Medicine Foundation, among others.
What would happen if engineering disappeared for a day? Every day things we can take for granted like electricity in homes, to using computers, and even brushing teeth would no longer be of existence without engineers.
February 21-27, 2016 marked the 65th anniversary of National Engineers Week. As part of the STEMM Idol Speaker Series, CJ STEMM Coordinator Meg Draeger shared with students the difference engineers have made in the world today.