February 2017 Issue, No. 2
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Black Heroes: a Doctor, a Chemist, a Mathematician and a Computer Scientist

African-American men and women continue to contribute to the advancement of science and engineering. In celebration of Black History Month, we honor these Black Heroes...
Learn about their stories

Faculty Feature

George Thomas, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Department of Engineering and Computer Science
"Whatever you do, do it for the passion and not for the money. If you don't like the work, you won't get far."
Read the interview


STEM Presents at Common Day of Learning

On Ash Wednesday, March 1st, Azusa Pacific hosts the Common Day of Learning. The annual multidisciplinary conference suspends regular daytime activities so faculty, staff, and students can have an opportunity to share their research, scholarship, and artistic pieces with each other and guests from the surrounding communities...
Check out who's involved

Faculty Event

Broadening Participation and Persistence in College STEM: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

March 25th, 2017 in University of California San Diego
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2017
The University of California San Diego, in partnership with MiraCosta College and University of California Irvine, is proud to host the 2017 Southern California PKAL Regional Network Annual meeting...
Register for the event


Faculty Meet at Spatium

On Monday, February 13, STEM faculty gathered at Perry Lecture Hall during the usual chapel time, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, to enjoy Chick-fil-A refreshments and fellowship at Spatium, a monthly forum hosted by CRIS that allows collaboration in the three STEM departments...
Look at the gallery

Faculty Opportunity

Future Technologies Conference 2017

Call for Papers: FTC 2017, held from November 29-30, 2017 in Vancouver attracts researchers, scientists and technologists from some of the top organizations from around the world. The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretic impact, and presentation...
Submit your research

Student Opportunity

APU MS Biotechnology Program Information Sessions

The official information meeting for the MS Biotechnology Program at APU has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 8th from 7-8 p.m. in Segerstrom Science Center Room 174...
Learn about the program

Student Opportunity

Sierra Madre Middle School Visit

March 1 | 9:00am-11:30am
APU Student Volunteers Needed: Approx. 140 students from Sierra Madre Middle School will be visiting Segerstrom. They will rotate in groups, going from room to room, approx. 10 minutes at each station, to see fun demonstrations...

Student Opportunity

2017 ACSI Science Fair

April 4, 2017 | Azusa Pacific University 
Student volunteers can earn Ministry Credits by:
  • Leading a tour around Segerstrom and Building One from 9:30-10am,
  • Helping with various STEM Sessions led by faculty from 10:15-11am, or
  • If you are junior or senior standing, being a Poster Judge (UTCC) from 12:30-2pm...

Student Opportunity

8th Grade Majors Fair

March 17 | 8:30am-2:00pm
We are looking for help to man a booth at this event for Azusa Unified middle schoolers. Middle school students will visit different APU department booths, as well as some from Citrus & Cal Poly, to hear about the different majors they could study in college...

Student Scholarship

STEM Research Fellowship (SRF)

SRF is open for application from STEM students in CLAS. This fellowship supports undergraduate research and offers travel fundings to scholarly conferences for up to $500. Deadline for application is March 31, 2017...
CRIS resources have available scholarships and grants, internships, fellowships, and jobs for those students looking to grow the various fields of science, mathematics, and engineering...
FInd out how to get involved
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