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Building STEM Capital in Region 2


Register Your School for LSU ENGage

ENGage LSU Registration Now Open!

Each spring students in Region 2 visit the LSU College of Engineering as part of ENGage LSU, an initiative started by Adrienne Steele, STEP manager for the college, and Adam Melvin, assistant professor in the LSU Cain Department of Chemical Engineering. The duo created the program to attract students at an early age to STEM. Demonstrations like producing electricity using seawater and river water with battery systems that show how small amounts of fluid can complete a chemical reaction to diagnose a disease using microfluidic devices made of patterned paper [more…]

Student Opportunities

Women in STEM at LASM
January 5, 6:00PM–8:00PM

Present your student ID for free admission to the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s (LASM) Art After Hours: Women in STEM & STEAM in the Adalié Brent Auditorium [more…]

LaSPACE Guided Pathways in STEM (GPS) Scholarship
Apply by January 17

LaSPACE GPS is a competitive scholarship program developed to provide competitively awarded financial support that helps students remain in a NASA-relevant discipline, and create requirements for funded students that will also be professional development opportunities. This program is meant to open pathways for participation [more…]

Science Policy Fellowship Program
Apply by March 1

The Gulf Research Program’s Science Policy Fellowship program helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand experience as they spend one year on the staff of federal, state, local, or [more…]

Call for CTE Research Fellows
Apply by April 1

NC State University seeks 10 Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows who are proposing postdoctoral research, entering the dissertation stage research, or in a doctoral program, who want to conduct research on current issues related to the field of postsecondary CTE [more…]

Advanced HS Math-Based DE Courses

Asynchronous online DE courses in Calculus III, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations are now offered by the LSU Alexandria Mathematics Department for students who have completed AP Calculus BC.

LSU Mathematics Department is offering small group instruction corresponding to these particular LSUA mathematics courses. Contact Frank Neubrander: for additional information.

Educator Opportunities

Teacher Innovator Institute
Register now through February 15

Spend two weeks in Washington, DC, working with education and STEAM experts to explore the connections between informal STEAM education and authentic learning. There is no cost for teachers to participate and most expenses are paid by the Museum [more…]

2023 Robotics Challenge
Open Registration

On January 23, 2023, the National WWII Museum will release an all new robotics game and project for 4th – 8th grade robotics teams using a LEGO robotics platform. Teams may register and [more…]

Computer Simulation & Gaming Conference
Open Registration

The Computer Simulation and Gaming Conference (CSGC) brings together students, educators, professionals, and enthusiasts for two days of STEM learning, innovation, networking, and gaming. Open to students K-16 and professionals, the conference focuses on research, production [more…]

Featured Links

Family STEM

Get Your Passport Ready! 

Passport to Explore is a year-long annual program for K-8th grade explorers that curates science outreach activities led by individuals and units within the LSU science community, as well as community events in Region 2. Sign up today [more…]

STEM Activities for Kids

Have you ever heard that plastic can be made out of milk? Want to see how easy it is to grow edible crystals in your own kitchen? Turn soap bubbles into magical frozen orbs? Check out these seasonal and anytime STEM explorations compiled by Educating Engineers that you can do today and everyday, right at home with your STEM-curious child [more…]

Career Development & Networking

Louisiana CTE Summit
February 3

The CTE Summit is for industry leaders, economic development, and education decision-makers. Louisiana’s CTE Summit will showcase industry-led partnerships in education. Sessions will highlight how industry guided decision-making developed and enhanced programs in regions throughout the state. Free registration available through January 13 [more…]

Tec Next Conference
February 16–17

Industry technology leaders from multiple manufacturing companies based in Louisiana are hosting this dynamic two-day event to gather experts from industry and technology for a high value, “TED” conference-like gathering. Local, national, and global leaders [more…] 

Save The Date

LSU STEM Pathways 2023–2024

February 1
Invitation to participate opens

LSU STEM Summer Academy & 
Pre-College Summer Camps

February 1
Registration opens 
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