SHARE WITH STUDENTS: STEM Week 10/22 – 10/26

Join the PAP STEM Initiative in celebrating STEM Week 2018: October 22-26 Download the flyer.

Please share the flyer and event details with your colleagues and STEM students.

THANK YOU, to Faculty Mentors; PAP STEM Working Group; Faculty Advisory Board Members; and Campus Partners who support the PAP STEM Initiative.

-Kristy Kambanis


*Quick RSVP Links:

RSVP for Monday’s University of Wisconsin Visit:

RSVP for all other STEM Week Events


MONDAY- October 22, 2018
Visiting faculty and graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will be at UIC to provide an overview of opportunities for research and graduate school at UW-Madison. Come when you can – Attend one of the drop-in sessions; stay, or join us for a lunchtime discussion; learn about research programs on the UW-Madison campus, financial support for graduate students, social activities, and the City of Madison. Get the student perspective at a Drop-In Session, or during the Lunch with fellow students.

All sessions are in SSB – Meeting Rooms A-B-C

10:30am-11:50am Drop-In Session for students – UW presentation, with Sciences and Engineering breakout sessions
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch* for students
12:00-1:00pm Lunch* for faculty and program staff
1:00pm-1:30pm T32 Training Overview for faculty and graduate students
1:30pm-3:00pm Drop-In Session for students – UW presentation, with Sciences and Engineering breakout sessions

Meet the Wisconsin Guests:

TUESDAY- October 23, 2018
Learn about Summer Research – UIC students discuss their experiences!
(Panelists: Anis Barmada, Malik Blackman, Theressa Ewa, Mario Lopez; Research Posters: Anis Barmada, Isra Hasnain)
5:00pm-6:00pm Student Services Building (SSB) – Meeting Room B

WEDNESDAY- October 24, 2018
Study Abroad for STEM Students. Hear about STEM programs, cultural programs, and research programs abroad. (Research presentation: Sarah Sanchez) Learn more about a new expenses-paid summer opportunity for course credit, in China: The Wanxiang Fellows Program.
4:00pm-5:00pm Student Center East (SCE) – Fort Dearborn Room

THURSDAY- October 25, 2018
Guest Speaker: Mae Whiteside, President/CEO CKL Engineers
11:30am-1:00pm Student Center East (SCE) – Cardinal Room

FRIDAY- October 26, 2018
PAP STEM Initiative Open House & Refreshments
(Research Posters: Anis Barmada, Isra Hasnain)
12:30pm-3:00pm PAP Office, Student Services Building (SSB) Suite 1300