CaSGC Southern California Affiliate Meeting

On Friday, April 18, 2014 the California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) held its Southern California affiliate meeting at University of California, Los Angeles. The meeting was attended by staff from NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, affiliates, partners, and students from the Los Angeles metropolitan area, San Diego, and Sacramento, and CaSGC Headquarters staff.

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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