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The UCORE Students Invite You...
UCORE 2011
...to the 2011 Midsummer Summit!
click here to Register Online by 6pm Tuesday August 2.
What? A two-day celebration of UCORE and the people who make it possible.
When? 11am Thursday August 11th - afternoon Friday August 12th.
Where? University of Oregon Materials Science Institute, Willamette Hall.
Who? Guests:
  • The professors and mentors who make UCORE possible by hosting students in their research labs;
  • The community college faculty and staff who welcome UCORE students as Science Ambassadors back at their home college;
  • Industry and agency representatives interested in how UCORE aligns with their goals;
  • Others interested in the power of learning by doing, learning by teaching, learning by helping.
  • The 2011 UCORE Fellows!
Costs? Get here on your own; meals and overnight lodging (for out of town guests) provided in UO residence halls.
Agenda: Thursday:
  • 10:30am-11:30am Guests arrive, check in to residence hall
  • 11:30am-1:00pm Welcome Panel / Lunch: What is UCORE?
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm UCORE Fellows Present: Demos and activities! Examples of science outreach UCORE students do at their home colleges.
  • 2:30pm-4:00pm Panel: Meet some UCORE Research Mentors!
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm Join UCORE Fellows and Mentors for informal soccer, frisbee, and/or walking tours of the campus area.
  • 5:30pm-??? BBQ Party thanking and celebrating UCORE Lab Mentors! Help Fellows try out some ideas for Science-Pub-type outreach. Bring musical instruments and jam with us! (kazoos provided!)
  • 8:00am-9:00am Breakfast in Carson Dining Hall
  • 9:00am-10:30am Visit a Research Lab
  • 10:30am-12:00pm Panel: Science Communication and Professional Development: How we work on this, and why
  • 12:00pm: Liaison Summit begins.
  • 12:00-1:30pm Liaisons lunch with Fellows, discuss outreach for next year.
  • 1:30pm-3:00pm Liaison planning meeting.
Register! click here to Register Online by 6pm Tuesday August 2.