Science Cheerleaders to appear at National Math Festival

Hi, science (and math) fans! MaryCarolyn, a Science Cheerleader and statistician, was interviewed by the Great Day show on Tuesday by WUSA in Washington, DC, to talk about the National Math Festival. She also spoke to WJLA and NewChannel 8 and we’ll post that clip shortly. Meet Mary Carolyn and other Science Cheerleaders on April 22 at the National Math Festival in Washington, D.C. Science Cheerleader Lauren is helping with pre-event publicity while four others will be at the Festival itself. Her interview…
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Science Cheerleaders to join the March For Science in Philadelphia

Check this out! Yup! Our Founder, Darlene Cavalier, will emcee the event and Beverly and Angela will help lead the crowd in cheers for science! Join them if you’re in the Philadelphia area. Details can be found in the article (see link, above).


Heather: Neuroscience Ph.D. Candidate and NFL Ambassador

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! I would like to introduce you to our newest Science Cheerleader, Heather.  A Redskins fanatic and Neurocience Ph.D. candidate! What turned you on to science and when? It is difficult to pinpoint when I was turned on to science because I have always been fascinated by the world around me.  As a young girl, I had a wooden bug box that I would carry around with me outside to capture and release all types of…
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Science Cheerleaders teach physics at AAAS Family Day!

On February 19, a team of Science Cheerleaders from the New England area had the chance to teach the physics of stunting at the second day of the AAAS Family Science Days. SciCheers Hilary (Colgate University/Brown University), Theresa (New England Patriots), and a stunt group from MIT including assistant coach Kelly teamed up to share their love for science in a performance that put up some awesome stunts and brought down the house! The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is dedicated to advancing…
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Science Cheerleaders Appearing at MANRRS 32nd Annual Conference

Are you a citizen scientist in the Pittsburgh area? Know someone interested in agriculture or natural resources? Come meet Science Cheerleaders Mimi, Hilary, Brooke, and Janel at the annual conference for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)! Explore this year’s conference theme “Sculpting Minds, Nurturing Hearts, and Creating Diverse Leaders” and celebrate the achievements of young scientists March 29-April 1 at the Grand Wyndham Pittsburgh Downtown. Join the Science Cheerleaders April 1 at 9am in the Sterling Room to rally…
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Former Atlanta Hawks Cheerleader and Computer Engineer brings Citizen Science to Atlanta

Christina used to be a cheerleader for the NBA Atlanta Hawks. Now she’s a software consultant at Manhattan Associates where she helps Nike optimize their supply chain. She has a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech. At noon on March 25, Christina will be joining our pals from SciStarter and the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta  at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo . They’ll help you learn how to collect important cloud data for NASA. You are invited to join us! Here’s more information about Christina: What…
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Clemson’s Champion Cheerleaders: Champions for STEM!

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! With March Madness upon us, we are in the college game-day spirit! Clemson won big this January taking home the NCAA CFP Championship. But they have some Science Cheerleaders who are champions both on and off the field! Aaron (Biomedical Engineering) The discipline that cheerleading has instilled in me has translated into my academic performance and hopefully, one day, my career. I have had to manage my time better than any other time in my…
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Talking Citizen Science at MacDill Air Force Base

On March 2nd, Science Cheerleader  Jeannie (former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader and U.S. Navy SeaBee) and your fearless Science Cheerleader event coordinator Bart brought citizen science to students from Hillsborough County, Florida as part of STEM Day at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. The event, hosted by the Air Force, attracted over 1,300 students, many of them in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC). Jeannie and I showed participants two GLOBE programs –the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) and GLOBE Cloud observations–as well as a hands-on…
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Patriots STEM-minded cheerleaders to participate in pre-Super Bowl STEM event, Children’s Museum of Houston

UPDATE: Check out the video coverage at the event from KPRC News Site Click 2 Houston! Super Bowl LI is Sunday in Houston, TX, and, while they are in town, some of the incredible STEM-minded cheerleaders from the Patriots will participate in the Children’s Museum of Houston’s  “In It to Win It” event! You are cordially invited to In It to Win it: Where? Children’s Museum of Houston – click here for location and directions When? Saturday, February 4, 10am – 12pm…
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Super Bowl LI: A Field Full Of Science Cheerleaders

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Check out the Science Cheerleaders you might find on the field this weekend! Super Bowl LI is this weekend and both teams have a lot to be proud of. Not only are the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots conference champions, they each have over 10 Science Cheerleaders! These inspiring women managed to balance a grueling NFL season and STEM careers. We talked to a few of them to find out what life is like…
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