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Upcoming ScienceLIVE Events & Outreach Opportunities

Join us for additional volunteer opportunities in the classroom or behind the scenes. For detailed information on how to participate and to sign up to volunteer, go to our For Volunteers page.

Previous ScienceLIVE Events

October 2022 Massachusetts STEM Week

2021–Present Emma RNA Saves the Day Coloring Book & Infographic Poster

2021–2022 School Year in Partnership with Worcester Public Middle Schools

  • Presented 35 virtual or in-person classroom visits for 700 students with 27 volunteers from the UMass Chan community
  • Provided 700 experiential learning kits to 29 classrooms
  • Completed Q&A and Career panels for 600 students, with 18 of our volunteers

2021 Touch Tomorrow Festival

  • Participated in the free STEM festival, Touch Tomorrow (April 2022) where 19 of our volunteers performed ~1000 experiments with students of all ages

2020–2021 School Year in Partnership with Worcester Public Middle Schools

  • Presented 70 virtual classroom visits for 1800 students, with 26 of volunteers from the UMass Chan community

2020 Fall Modules in partnership with Technocopia:

  • October 16: Brain Science (exploring neurobiology) Lauren Monroe, Technocopia Inc.
  • October 23: The Building Blocks of Life (exploring cell and molecular biology) Dr. Mary Pickering, UMass Chan
  • October 30: The Immune System (exploring immunology) Dr. Jeffrey Voss, University of Wisconsin
  • November 6: Designing Prosthetic Limbs (exploring biomechanical engineering) Nadia Eshraghi, Christine Hebert, Brittany Dacier, UMMS
  • November 13: The Science of Junk Food (exploring color chemistry) Dr. Ronald Grimm, WPI and Lauren Monroe, Technocopia Inc.
  • November 20: DNA Sequences are a BLAST! (exploring bioinformatics and evolutionary biology) Dr. Eraj Khokhar, UMass Chan
  • December 6: Gene Editing and CRISPR (exploring molecular biology) Dr. Chris Grove, UMass Chan Alum, WormBase
  • December 11: Doctor's Orders: Finish your antibiotics! (exploring microbiology), Dr. Michelle Bellerose, UMass Chan Alum