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WAM Calendar 2017-2018

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June

January

10th

6-7:45pm

Kickoff Night

DPS Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd, Durham 27705

20th

9:30-12:15am

North Carolina School of Science and Math

Tour NCSSM, talk with students, and do an activity. Option to eat lunch on campus ($5-$10).

31st

3-5pm

Durham Police Department Forensic Services

Tour the Forensic Services department and gain insights into what crime scene analysts do.

  • Required Durham Police Department Permission Slip
  • The address is 516 Rigsbee Ave., Durham NC 27701
  • There is only street parking available so please make sure you get there in plenty of time to find parking and walk to the Police Department.

February

10th

10am-2:30pm

IBM Lego Robotics and Alice 3D Programming

Use Lego Robotics kits to build and program a robot. Learn about Alice 3D Programming. Lunch provided.

March

2nd

8:30am-2pm

Marjorie Lee Browne Day

NetApp

  • DPS Permission Slip. Make sure your mentees turn in to their school office their permission forms for this event no later than March 16.
  • NetApp Permission Slip
  • You should pick up your mentees by 8:00 a.m. so that you can arrive by 8:30 a.m. That will give you time to park, register, and eat breakfast before the program begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • The program is scheduled to end around 1:30pm. That will give you time to get your mentees back to their schools in time to catch the bus unless you have made prior arangements with your mentees and their parents.

9th

3:30-6pm

Duke University Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology

Tour the facilities and clinical areas and do a hands-on activity to get exposed to the possible career opportunities for improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer by way of science.

14th

6-8pm

Scholarship Application Help

Mary Townes Science Complex, 1800 Concord St., Durham 27707
Room 1111
(campus_map #38)

Join us for a Scholarship party! We'll help you find and fill out WAM scholarship applications as well as qualifying summer programs.

19th

3-5pm

EPA Workshop

Participate in an interactive activity. Talk with women scientists and engineers.

23rd

Summer Scholarship Applications Due!

  • Recommended Summer Program List It is a list compiled by WAM of programs suitable for scholarships. Other STEM summer programs will be accepted as well. If you find a program you want to attend that's not on this list, ask and we will tell you if you can receive a scholarship from WAM for your chosen program.
  • Here's an example Letter to Parents. It is the letter parents should receive about how to apply for summer programs and receive scholarships.
  • Application!

April

10th

3pm-5pm

BRITE at NCCU

Perform a hands on science related activity using primary tools leveraged by biotechnologists.

May

21st

5:30-8pm

M3 Dinner

DPS Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd, Durham 27705

Sample Program

Sample Letter to Parents