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CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar 5/21/14

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the eighth in a series of  Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.

Upcoming seminar will be Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 3:00PM

Speaker: Phuong Truong, Structural Engineering,  UCSD

Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room

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  • CaSGC 2014 Rocket Project Solicitation

    The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) is pleased to announce the 2014 Rocket Project Solicitation. Student teams may apply for funding for participation in national High Power Rocketry (HPR) competitions. Up to $10,000 has been allocated to support up to five student teams at $2,000 per team. The objectives of this funding are to:

    • Encourage the formation of student led rocket teams that participate in national rocket competitions and
    • Support high-quality hands-on interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) team projects.

    Proposals are to be submitted by student teams and their faculty advisors by March 17, 2014.

    Please click here for solicitation and contact tlazzouni@ucsd.edu with any questions.

    AggieMentors at UC Davis

    California Space Grant Consortium affiliate UC Davis runs AggieMentors, a college-access program that is part of EnvironMentors, a national program of the National Council for Science and the Environment.

    The primary goal of AggieMentors is to prepare socio-economically challenged high school students for university degree programs and opportunities in Environmental Sciences, Resource Management and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math). Continue reading

    RockOn 2014 Registration Now Open

    RockOn 2014 is a hands on workshop held at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. During the workshop, teams of three build a sounding rocket payload from a kit and launch it into space. Since 2008, more than 240 people have participated in this exciting opportunity.  Click here to learn more.

    Student Research Takes Flight

    David Salazar

    California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) student David Salazar was very busy in 2013.  As the recipient of a CaSGC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Scholarship, the recent college graduate took a leadership role in an exciting scientific experiment conducted in the Mojave Desert of California. Continue reading