Connecting with Our Community
We do outreach at Swenson College in a big way. Our students, faculty and staff engage with local students in the surrounding communities to encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
To support and promote more informed and engaged citizens and inspire the next generation of STEM workers.
To provide engaging STEM experiences for 6th-12th grade students, prioritizing connections with underserved students.
On Campus Events
Come to UMD for engaging STEM presentations and activities
When: Friday October 28 , 6:30-8 pm (bussing available)
What: Launch rockets with Bulldog Rocketry
Who: High School students
Where: UMD campus
How: Limited seating and registration required
STEM Discovery Days (on campus & virtual)
Experience a selection of hands-on STEM activities across campus
Who: 6th-12th graders
What: Learn through experiencing different STEM projects with professors and UMD students across campus
When: Saturday, February 4th, 2022 (on campus)
How: Participation is limited and registration is required. Registration opening soon
When: Wednesdays at 7
What: Learn about space, ask astronomers questions
Who: All ages
Programs include: Moon phases; At Home Astronomy; Constellation Story Time; Scale and Wonder of the Universe, Solar System Tour, Star Wars- Fact or Fiction, UFO's & Hubble's 30th Anniversary, Exoplanets
Archives of past events can be found here