S.T.E.M. ClubFocusing on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
The S.T.E.M. Club meets during the noon hour (12:00-12:50pm) in Room 228 on the following dates.
|Fall sessions to be announced.|
The S.T.E.M. club, formerly known as Science & Math Club, was established in fall 2000. It 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. The club welcomes everyone and charges no admission.
If you are interested in joining the S.T.E.M. Club or need more information,
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
(262) 335-5250, ext. 234.
Fall 2012 Officers:
President: Maxwell Merget
Vice-President: Alexander Davis
Co-Secretary: Josh Dotzler
Club Founder & Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
The main goals of the Science and Math Club are to:
- 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
Internship Program: 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.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: The Evolution of Digital Technology
Speaker: Mech Johnson, Assistant Professor, UW-WC
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: The Fascinating Physics of Light
Speaker: Dr. Swapnil Tripathi, Assistant Professor, UW-WC
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: Overview of Track Loader Development Process
Speaker: Kurt Krueger, Manager, Engineering Services, MANITOU GROUP
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: Blue Walleye of Canada
Speaker: Dr. Wayne Schaefer, Professor of Biological Sciences, UW-WC
Wednesday December 12, 2012, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: Infrared Images
Speaker: Dr.Carol Hirschmugl, Professor, Dept. of Physics, UW-Milwaukee
Wednesday November 28, 2012, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: Built Environment and Health
Speaker: Dr.Samuel Dennis Jr., Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture,
Wednesday November 14, 2012, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Celebrating Geographic Information System (GIS) Day!
Title: Visualizing the Great Lakes: Exploring a Career that Integrates Mapping, Planning, and Environmental Science
Speaker: Dr. David Hart, GIS Specialist,
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, UW-Madison
2012 National Chemistry Week Student Science Posters - Oct. 15-21, 2012
Theme: “Nanotechnology: The Smallest BIG Idea in Science!”
Wednesday October 24, 2012
S.T.E.M. Club Seminar & Faculty/Staff Brown Bag Lecture
Title: Computational Chemistry across Curriculum: Bonding Teaching and Research
Speaker: Dr. Mohamed Ayoub, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, UW-WC
Wednesday October 10, 2012 - S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Title: Marination of the Great Lakes
Speaker: Dr. John Janssen, Professor
School of Freshwater Sciences, UW-Milwaukee
Wednesday September 26, 2012, S.T.E.M. Club Seminar
Women Engineers: Past, Present and Future
Ms. Jillian Nondorf, Principal Engineer, Materials & Process Engineering,
Oshkosh Corp., and Past President of the Society of Women Engineers-Wisconsin
Tree Planting at UW-WC in celebration of 2012 Earth Week and Arbor Day.
Guest Speakers: Guest speakers have included : Mr. Mike Terlizzi (Vice President for New Development, Serigraph Inc.), Mr. Alan Hoeschel (Chief Chemist, Serigraph, Inc.), Dr. Heidi Fencl (Director of the UWS Women Program, UW-Oshkosh), Mr. Richard Katschke (Medical College of Wisconsin), Dr. Mike Cahill (Physics, UWWC), Dr. Ro Cahill (Math, UWWC), Dr. Mohamed Ayoub (Chemistry, UW-WC), Ms. Ann Morris (School of Engineering, UW-Madison), Dr. Wayne Schaefer and Dr. Toye Ekunsanmi (Biology, UW-WC), Mr. John Pike (The F. Dohmen Co), Dr. Waleed Qoronfleh (Pierce Co.), Dr. Thomas Holmes (UW-Milwaukee), Mr. David Parkinson (Hydrite Chemical Co.), Mr. Daryl Jaeger (Weasler Engineering Inc.), Dr. Anders Schenstrom (Chair, Physics and Chemistry Department, Milwaukee School of Engineering), Professor Emeritus Tom Gross (Arts, UW-WC), and Dr. Peng Gao (Aldrich Co.), Mr. Timothy Schmidt (Founder and President, Schmidt Engineering, Inc.), Mr. Randall Plekker (Executive Vice President, SYSCO Food Service of Eastern Wisconsin), Ms. Tiffany Larson (St. Joseph Community Hospital), Dr. Brent McCowen (Horticulture, UW-Madison), Professor Cindy Brown (Program Director and Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory, UW-Milwaukee), Mr. Terrance Kiekhaefer (Director of Public Works, West Bend), Mr. Dan Peplinski (Senior Hydrogeologist, Layne Christensen, Inc.), Mr. Jim Kell (Superintendent, West Bend Water Utility). The Science and Math Club also arranges visits and field trips to local companies such as Serigraph, Inc., etc.