June 2022 News & Kudos

May 27, 2022

Grant awarded

  • Ashley Lamm has received a 1.5 million dollar Track 1 NSF Noyce Grant entitled “Expanding collaborations that recruit, prepare, and retain diverse and highly-qualified STEM teachers in Eastern Washington”.

This grant provides scholarships to recruit and prepare STEM majors to become K-12 teachers. The program seeks to increase the number of K-12 teachers with strong STEM content knowledge who teach in high-need school districts.

Alumni panel

  • What do Physics do? A panel of EWU Physics alumni will share with our undergraduate students, and faculty, their experiences and perspectives as physicists after college. Tea and pastries will be served.
    • Spacetime coordinates:
      • ISC 009.
      • Friday June 3rd at 2 PM.

Outreach to the community

  • Jason Stoke and Andrés Aragoneses, together with  Jessica Allen and Javier Ochoa-Reparaz (from Biology), will be giving a presentation about the Science of Star Wars: “May the Science be with you!” .
      • Spacetime coordinates:
        • Golden Handle Project in downtown Spokane (111 S. Cedar st.).
        • Saturday June 4th at 7 PM.