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Get your COVID Booster to continue stay safe!
We're looking forward to seeing hundreds of
you in Morehead next month, and we want you to stay safe & healthy wherever you are
. Updated boosters are now available - we are encouraging everyone to get one before gathering in Morehead!
Kentucky counties are doing fairly well in managing COVID-19 with most counties now in green (as of October 28th 2022). We must remain vigilant to keep COVID-19 in check
in the Commonwealth, especially as we prepare for the holidays. Check your local status and find a vaccine close to you here: https://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19
Be an Informed Voter on Tuesday Nov 8!
See you in Morehead, November 10-12!
KAS/KJAS Annual Meeting
November 10-12, 2022
Annual Meeting pre-registration deadline is November 3rd. Teacher Workshop registration will remain open through November 12th.
Meeting details are now available in the Online Meeting Program. The online program will be updated should there be any changes up until the meeting opens. You can also click here for additional details about this year's meeting. We are very excited to see everyone again!
We would like to thank our Sponsors and Partners: Center for STEM+eXcellence, Kentucky State University, ASRC Michelin, Murray State Jones College of Science Engineering & Technology, ECM Biosciences, Kentucky Science Center, Kentucky Paleontological Society, and the Geological Society of Kentucky. And of course, a big thanks to our host, Morehead State University!
See you there!
Annual Meeting Teacher Workshops, still open
November 10 and 12
There is still space available in the Teacher Workshops during the Annual Meeting. Teacher Workshops will be on November 10th, Thursday, and November 12th, Saturday. These workshops are offered at no cost to K-12 teachers. Certificates will be offered to participants to secure professional development credit. The following workshop options are available:
DNA in Color
Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE)
Color Mixing using Glow Sticks and Spectroscopy
Geology Field Trip (full)
Annual Meeting Keynote, Dr. Armani
Traveling Through Disciplines
Dr. Andrea Armani
Keynote, November 12th, 11:15 AM
Prof. Andrea Armani works across disciplinary boundaries. Dr. Armani is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Southern California where she is developing novel non-linear materials and integrated optical devices that can be used in understanding disease progression and in quantum optics.
Welcome Junior Kentuckian Scientists!
Bring Your Resume! Get Ready to Network at the Annual Meeting
Networking Sessions and Exhibitors
November 11 and 12
The Annual Meeting November 11-12 offers a variety of opportunities to network and learn about STEM Career Pathways, so bring your resume!
On November 11th, Friday, at 2:45 PM, there will be Networking Sessions where you can meet colleagues in your discipline to share your interests and your experiences along your career path. Find out about careers in Ecology, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Psychology, Chemistry, AND MORE! Check out the Online Meeting Program to learn more.
On November 11-12, Friday and Saturday, Exhibitors will be sharing information about careers. Stop by the Exhibitor tables to meet with and talk to them about opportunities!
KAS Research Grants Applications now open
KAS requests that grant awardees present their research at a KAS Annual meeting.
KAS Professional Members: If you're not planning to submit a grant this year, would you be interested in reviewing grant proposals? We are looking for 8-10 reviewers to read and review grants between November and January. To sign up, login at https://www.kyscience.org/ and find a link in your Member Menu, Thank you!
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Science Job Postings around KY
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We have several new job postings this month that you can view by clicking here.