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Dr. LaKeisha Batts poses with The Science Society after her presentation

International Day for Women and Girls in S.T.E.M.

Last meeting we Celebrated the International Day for Women and Girls in STEM by inviting immunologist and entrepreneur Dr. LaKeisha Batts to come and speak to us about her experience in the STEM field. Dr. Batts shared with us her educational and professional background. She showed us how the choice of staying home with her […]

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Goodbye Fall 2018, Hello Spring 2019

Our last meeting of the fall semester was December 5th. We reviewed all the events of the semester in a power point. Although we started in October our organization met almost every goal we set at the beginning of the semester. We had nine regular members, and strong active leadership. We brought two speakers in […]

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Volunteering at the Children’s Museum Houston

On December 1st, 2018 We headed to the Children’s Museum Houston for our semester volunteer event from 10-2pm! When we planned the trip, we thought that we would be helping kids with programming. Unfortunately it was a miscommunication, but regardless we HAD A BLAST! We helped kids and parents make their way around the museum, and […]

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Stem Speaker: Aerospace Engineer Franky De La Garza

On November 28th, 2018 aerospace engineer Franky De La Garza came to share the story of how he landed his dream job in the aerospace engineering field. Franky recounted his childhood growing up in poverty in the Valley, and how his involvement in band really helped shape his future in school and his education. He talked […]

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Friendsgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!! Because the school was closed for Thanksgiving, we decided to host an informal meeting at Snow House in Deer Park across from the school. We met at noon-thirty to chill and grab some drinks. I tried the Coco Taro smoothie which was delicious and tasted just like birthday cake! Yum! We hung out […]

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The Philosophy of Science

On November 14th, 2018 The Science Society welcomed Dr. Steven Peña to speak on the philosophy of science. Dr. Peña was an amazing speaker and made some really interesting points about how facts can be used to support multiple theories or viewpoints. My favorite part of his lecture was when he drew a graph of […]

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Community Service Project Planning 11/7/18 - 3 P.M. - C19.121

Community Service and Žižek

In our last meeting we really got down to business and worked out future club events. A lot of our plans changed. We decided to push back the debate until next semester. We also didn’t realize that the building would be closed on the 21st of November when we asked Dr. Peña to speak, so we […]

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The Science Society students gather to pose for a picture in their halloween costumes

Halloween

If you weren’t there for The Science Society Halloween party, you missed out! We had an amazing time! We had two new people join us. Ashley and Christine brought tons of decorations. Everyone brought food! Romeo brought Pizza, Ashley brought homemade Rice Crispy monsters. Sam brought brownies, chips, and candy. Christine brought a boiling cauldron […]

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Election Day

The day of the election was October 24th, 2018. Since a few people were running late for the meeting Christine decided to start the meeting with the video submissions she had asked for in the newsletter. Ashley had submitted a video called Squirrel McNastyface. In the video, two women dissect a squirrel with an extreme […]

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Three members of The Science Society stand in front of a recruitment table with a large T-rex skeleton replica

What? A T-Rex in the Student Center?

On October 17th, 2018 our members and Professor Murray helped plan the tabling event. Christine was absent due to a family emergency, but even without her, everyone pitched in and helped. That is when Christine knew she had a great group of people! On October 23th, 2018, a day before our next meeting, we held […]

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