Southern Arizona

Investigating Cybersecurity in Arizona

Explore opportunities to learn about cybersecurity in Arizona. This was compiled from notes taken at the AZ Cybersecurity Forum. I attended the forum’s Tucson location, and other locations joined in virtually from around the state, including Prescott, Mesa, and Sierra Vista.

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Sign up for Jr Shark Tank Today!

Is your student a born Entrepreneur or Inventor? Do they have interest in Business, Engineering, Technology or Science? Are they thrilled by a challenge? Then S.Y.STEM Coalition’s Junior Shark Tank Competition is the summer program for them!! From June 6-July 30th*, S.Y.STEM Coalition is conducting a scholarship competition for high school students in Tucson hosted at…

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Who Provides the STEAM in Tucson and Southern Arizona?

Green saguaro with clouds of steam above it, with words STEAM in the Desert

Ever wonder about the organizations behind the STEM and STEAM programs in Southern Arizona? Here’s a quick roundup, in no order but alphabetical, of just a few of the *whos* responsible for the amazing learning opportunities that happen here!   LOCAL Bio5 Institute at the University of Arizona Biosphere 2 Children’s Museum Tucson…

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Exploring STEM at 2015 SARSEF Future Innovators Night

I had been waiting a while to catch this moment and SARSEF‘s 2015 Future Innovators Night was my chance. This child was checking out the Mad Science Tucson display at the event, and I just happened to be walking past. In fact, the resident mad scientist running the display was about to pack up his equipment…

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2015 SARSEF Cox Future Innovators Night

I had the pleasure of attending SARSEF‘s 2015 Cox Future Innovators Night on March 11 at the Tucson Convention Center. What a blast! More than 75,000 STEM research projects were entered in Southern Arizona science fairs this school year, and 1,903 of them were selected to compete at SARSEF. The TCC exhibition hall was lined with…

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Tucson’s 2015 Arizona SciTech Festival events

The Arizona SciTech Festival‘s 2015 kickoff is January 31, with a fantastic downtown Phoenix event, Connect2STEM. But what if you’re in Baja Arizona? What’s happening when? Give us our STEM! The Arizona SciTech Festival website offers a sortable events calendar–if you’re looking for Tucson-area events, select Pima County and/or Southern Arizona as filters. Here is…

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