Natural and Applied Sciences


Celebration of Science

Celebration of Science

March 1 - 5, 2021

celebration science logoJoin the Natural and Applied Sciences division for a virtual Celebration of Science during the first week of March 2021 with special events and activities for the Loyola community and beyond!  This year we are excited to partner with the School of Education to host events accessible to K-12 students and teachers as well.  Past years' events have included panel discussions, networking and mentoring, guest speakers, robotics demos, workshops, pop-up classes, student club tables in the Boulder atrium, and much more! 

If your student club or organization is interested in participating by hosting or organizing a STEM-related virtual event or activity, please complete this sign-up form.  Contact NAS program coordinator Jen Sullivan ( with any questions. 

Schedule of Events

Pop-Up Class: Laser Engraving a Photo
Monday, March 1 at 12 PM
In this workshop with the LNDL, walk through the steps to prep a photograph for laser engraving and create a custom project just in time for Mother’s Day.
Register for laser engraving workshop.

Pre-Health Society's Gap Year Advice Panel
Monday, March 1st at 5 PM 
Join the Pre-Health Society for advice from Loyola alum about their experiences working in research, medical assisting, and medical scribing. 
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Q&A: Let’s talk wellness with alumni guest Katie Lemons, ‘14
Tuesday, March 2 at 7 PM
Join alumni guest Katie Lemons, ’14, certified physician assistant with a master’s in nutrition, to learn about her journey from Loyola to a health career.  This will be an open conversation to ask questions and discuss wellness, nutrition, career paths in healthcare and more.
After Loyola, Katie began working at a nearby hospital and noticed the intrinsic link between diet and chronic disease. She then decided to pursue a Master's in Nutrition.  Read about Katie’s personal wellness mission on her blog
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Pop-Up Class: Magic of Compost
Wednesday, March 3 at 3 PM
The Magic of Compost pop up class will introduce participants to the basics of composting and the impact of composting at various scales. We will discuss how individuals and organizations (including Loyola!) are turning their food scraps and yard waste into rich organic soil amendment and how these programs are reducing waste and contributing to a zero waste future in Baltimore.
Register for Magic of Compost
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Speed Mentoring with the Society of Women Engineers
Thursday, March 4 at 7 PM
This speed mentoring event is like speed dating with engineering professionals! Each mentor will share information about themselves and their career while students ask questions, then after a certain amount of time the students will switch to a new mentor. Since this event is virtual each of these mini sessions will be held in breakout rooms!
Register for speed mentoring event.

Pop-Up Class: Pandemic Pizza - Because it's better than frozen!
Friday, March 5 at 12 PM
Learn how to make an excellent homemade pizza from scratch! Bread making kits (dry ingredients only) for the first 12 registrants can be picked up at the library. Participants will need to buy sauce and toppings.
Register for pandemic pizza.

Game Night with the Biology Club
Wednesday, March 10 at 8 PM
Join the Biology Club for Game Night at 8pm! There will be fun music and Biology-themed questions. We will be playing Kahoot trivia and regular trivia with gift cards for the winners! Hope to see you there!
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