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Amber: A College Cheerleader and PhD changing our world!

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Hi SciCheer fans! Samantha here to introduce you to the newest Science Cheerleader. Amber cheered in college at the University of Tulsa and continued to pursue her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. Amber is a researcher and professional speaker encouraging kids to follow their dreams! 1) What turned you on to STEM and when?  I was a high school teacher and cheer coach and wasn’t satisfied with the outcomes of several of my students. Some students would excel after high school and others would…
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Professor at ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society appointed to U.S. EPA Advisory Council

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Science Cheerleader founder, SciStarter founder, former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader, and Professor at School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU , appointed to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Advisory Council .


Saturday in Philly! Councilman At-Large David Oh and Science CheerLEADERS!

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Philadelphia, PA City Councilman At-Large David Oh invites you to participate in his upcoming Cheerleading event, CheerLEADERS: Empowering Girls through Spirit. CheerLEADERS is scheduled for May 21, 2016 at Temple University’s Pavilion, from 10am to 2pm. The Philadelphia Sixers Dancers and the Science Cheerleaders will be holding cheerleading clinics and providing STEM information for all participants. Event is FREE and open to ALL girls, ages 10 to 17. Register @ phlcheerleaders.eventbrite.com For more information, call: (215) 686-8889 Download a free…
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“Ph.Ds and Pompoms Come to Washington,” US News and World Report

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Science Cheerleaders came to the nation’s capital to ‘playfully challenge stereotypes’ about scientists and cheering. From US News and World Report: When you think of a cheerleader, you probably picture a smiling face attached to an athletic body. You probably don’t consider that the person might work as a molecular pharmacologist researching ways to more effectively treat cancer or an emergency room doctor who also has two law degrees. Science Cheerleader exists to remind you that they might and to…
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Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions!

Hi Science Cheerleader fans! Samantha here to announce a special audition this weekend! Do you love to dance? To inspire young women? To root for your favorite football team? Want to live in Miami? Check out our friends at the 2016 Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions!   The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are holding their South Florida Auditions this Saturday, April 23! Registration begins at 8:30am at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. For detailed audition and registration information,…
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Colleen: Bay Area Shuckers Cheerleader and Fire Protection Engineer, performing with Science Cheerleaders at the

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  Hey SciCheer fans! Megan here excited to introduce our newest SciCheer, Colleen. She was a former Bay Area Shuckers Cheerleader and has a B.S. and M.S. in Fire Protection Engineering and she’ll be joining us at the USA Science and Engineering Festival next month. Read on for more details! What turned you onto STEM and when? Both of my parents are engineers, and my father is a fire protection engineer. He inspired me to enter this specific field of engineering because…
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Brittany: Washington Wizards Cheerleader, Computer Engineer performing with Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

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Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Brittany is one of two current Washington Wizard Gals who will be joining the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 16-17. See what she has to say! What turned you onto technology and when? My computer classes in high school turned me onto technology. I had an amazing teacher that always made going to the computer lab an adventure. She always found new and innovative ways to teach us software and applications. What is your STEM field? Technology (Information…
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Jaclyn: Washington Wizards Cheerleader, Mathematician, and Computer Engineer, performing with Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

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Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Jaclyn is one of two current Washington Wizard Gals who will be joining the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 16-17. See what she has to say! What turned you onto science and when? Throughout my education, I always had an interest in math and it came very easily to me. I enjoyed puzzles and anything I could logically analyze. I took the most advanced high school courses available and decided that I wanted to major…
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Science Cheerleaders Return to the Cambridge Science Festival!

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Come to the Cambridge Science Festival on April 16 from 12-4pm and meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo! Watch the MIT Cheer Team put up real cheerleading stunts and learn about the physics that makes them stick with our eBook The Science of Cheerleading (available free on iTunes)! Meet Science Cheerleaders Aashna from Brown University and Kelly from MIT and ask they how they do the amazing work they do, all while they man the…
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Meet the MIT Cheerleaders: Science Cheerleaders by Definition!

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Science Cheerleader Hilary here! I’m excited to introduce you to the MIT Cheer Team–a group of dedicated and brilliant students with passions for STEM and cheerleading! Read on below to meet some of the incredible individuals who make up the team! Also, check out the full interview with their coach Kelly! Betsy (New York) – Captain Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering At MIT, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to develop synthetic RNA vaccines at the Whitehead Institute. It has given me great exposure to…
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