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STEM Education Outreach Groups at Illinois

For more detailed information about all of the outreach groups, please visit here. Information on each group can be found by clicking the organization name.

Organization Name Website Contact Info I-STEM Articles
4-H Illini Summer Academies https://4h.extension.illinois.edu/events/4-h-illini-summer-academies alvarezd@illinois.edu  
ACES Family Academies https://acesalumni.illinois.edu/events/aces-family-academies acesalumni@illinois.edu Articles Articles
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) http://asme.mechse.illinois.edu/ ASME.MechSE@gmail.com  
Association of Women in Math (AWM) https://math.illinois.edu/academics/graduate-program/women-mathematics/outreach cmonica2@illinois.edu Articles
Bahl Research Group http://bahl.mechse.illinois.edu/outreach.html bahl@illinois.edu Articles Articles
BioImaging http://reu.bioengineering.illinois.edu/ marinam@illinois.edu Articles
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) https://www.bmes-uiuc.com/outreach/ nnawar2@illinois.edu Articles
Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Program https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/fellowships bwgf@ncsa.illinois.edu  
Blue Waters Student Internship Program https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/internships   Articles
Bonding With Chemistry https://chemistry.illinois.edu/resources/women-chemistry/women-chemists-committee/events/bonding-chemistry uiuc.wcc@gmail.com  
Brady STEM Academy https://chbe.illinois.edu/outreach/brady-academy/ jgamez@illinois.edu Articles
Bruce Fouke Research Group https://www.geology.illinois.edu/people/fouke/ fouke@illinois.edu Articles
Bugscope http://bugscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/ bugscope@beckman.illinois.edu Articles
Center for Global Studies http://cgs.illinois.edu/ global-studies@illinois.edu Articles
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology http://nano.illinois.edu/education/index.html nanotechnology@illinois.edu Articles
ChicTech http://wcs.illinois.edu/chictech/ contact@illinoiswcs.org Article
Chung Lab https://mcb.illinois.edu/chunghj/neuroscience-outreach/ chunghj@illinois.edu  
Club Insecta https://www.facebook.com/clubinsecta/ edabek2@illinois.edu  
Community of Scholars (COS) https://grad.illinois.edu/diversity/cos" I-COS@illinois.edu Articles
CS@Illinois Sail https://sail.cs.illinois.edu/ cs-sail@lists.cs.illinois.edu Articles
EGSA Entomology Graduate Student Association https://publish.illinois.edu/uiuc-egsa/ bomorri2@illinois.edu, krnoel@illinois.edu Articles
Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS) http://ebics.engr.illinois.edu/spheres/
Engineering for Social Justice Scholars Program https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7466/554098   Articles
Engineering Open House https://www.eoh.ec.illinois.edu/ eoh@ec.illinois.edu Articles
Engineering Outreach Society https://publish.illinois.edu/engineeringoutreachsociety/ cjfanni2@illinois.edu  
Engineering Without Borders https://www.facebook.com/EWBUIUC/   Articles
Engineers Volunteering in STEM EducatION (ENVISION) https://publish.illinois.edu/envisionuiuc/events/ mjdewey2@illinois.edu Articles
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) https://www.xsede.org/community-engagement/student-engagement/ help@xsede.org help@xsede.org
Fall Early Application and Visit Program (ASPIRE) https://grad.illinois.edu/diversity/aspire I-ASPIRE@illinois.edu I-ASPIRE@illinois.edu Articles
Genome Day https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genome-day   Articles
Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS) https://math.illinois.edu/gems dn2@illinois.edu Articles
Graduates in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (GEEB) https://www.life.illinois.edu/pbags/ geeb@life.illinois.edu  
ICANEXSEL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq7vROafLB8&t=1s info@chiprep.org Articles
Illini Aerospace Outreach (IAO) http://outreach.aerospace.illinois.edu/ aero-outreach@illinois.edu Articles Articles
Illinois Aerospace Institute (IAI) http://iai.aerospace.illinois.edu/ il-aero-inst@illinois.edu  
Illinois Biophysics Society http://biophysics.illinois.edu/ibs/ smittal6@illinois.edu  
Illinois Engineering Ambassadors http://ambassadors.engr.illinois.edu/news.html ambassadors@engr.illinois.edu  
Illinois FIRST http://www.firstillinoisrobotics.org/ contact@firstillinoisrobotics.org Articles
Illinois Geometry Lab https://math.illinois.edu/research/igl igl@math.uiuc.edu Articles
Illinois Partnership for Respecting the Identities of Students in Engineering (iRISE) http://irise.illinois.edu/ denos@illinois.edu Articles
Illinois Robotics in Space (IRIS) https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisRoboticsInSpace iris.uiuc@gmail.com  
Illinois Space Society Website adkoehl2@illinois.edu  
Incubating a New Community of Leaders Using Software, Inclusion, Innovation, Interdisciplinary and OpeN-Science (INCLUSION) https://reu.ncsa.illinois.edu/welcome-to-reu-inclusion/ dskatz@illinois.edu d Articles
iRobotics http://irobotics.illinois.edu/outreach/ irobotics.illinois@gmail.com irobotics.illinois@gmail.com
MakerGirl https://makergirl.us/ INFO@MAKERGIRL.US Articles Articles
Material Advantage http://ma.matse.illinois.edu/about/benefits.html cmander4@illinois.edu  
Math Carnival: Gathering for Gardner https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~lanius2/G4G.html lanius2@illinois.edu Articles
MCBees https://www.facebook.com/mcb.gsa/ mcb.gsa@gmail.com Articles
MechSE Education Outreach https://mechanical.illinois.edu/ jmuskin@illinois.edu Articles
MERGE https://engineering.illinois.edu/academics/graduate/diversity-programs/merge.html engr-merge@illinois.edu Articles
NutrImpact http://publish.illinois.edu/nutrimpact/ nutrimpact@gmail.com  
Paper2Tree https://paper2tree.org/ mgazzola@illinois.edu Articles
Physics Van https://van.physics.illinois.edu/ physvan@physics.illinois.edu Articles
Physics Young Scholars Program https://npl.illinois.edu/YoungScholars.asp npl-web@physics.illinois.edu Articles
Pi Tau Sigma http://pitausigma.mechse.illinois.edu/ ptsillinoisalpha@gmail.com Articles
POETS Research Experience for Teachers (RET) https://poets-erc.org/ret/ jmuskin@illinois.edu Articles
POETS Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) https://poets-erc.org/reu/ jmuskin@illinois.edu Articles
POETS Young Scholars Program http://poets-erc.org/education/pre-college/young-scholars-summer-research-program/ jmuskin@illinois.edu Articles
Pollen Power https://pollensummercamp.illinois.edu/ pollenpower@igb.illinois.edu Articles
Pollinatarium http://pollinatarium.illinois.edu/ uibees@life.uiuc.edu Articles
RailTEC http://railtec.illinois.edu/ cbarkan@illinois.edu Articles
REACT http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~kidsnchem/mission.php thereactprogram@gmail.com Articles
RE-TE-G http://chamorro.mechse.illinois.edu/outreach.htm lpchamo@illinois.edu Articles
Rheology Zoo http://ewoldt.mechanical.illinois.edu/index.html ewoldt@illinois.edu Articles
SACNAS http://publish.illinois.edu/sacnasuiuc/ uiuc.sacnas@gmail.com Articles
Summer Illinois Math Camp (SIM) https://math.illinois.edu/research/illinois-geometry-lab/summer-illinois-mathematics-camp math-simcamp@illinois.edu  
Sistas in STEM https://twitter.com/sistas_in_stem?lang=en sis.uiuc@gmail.com Articles
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) https://www.societyofwomenengineers.illinois.edu/outreach/ outreach.swe.uiuc@gmail.com  
Sonia Math Day https://math.illinois.edu/sonia-math-day eheath3@illinois.edu  
Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) http://spin.ncsa.illinois.edu/ SPIN@ncsa.illinois.edu Articles
Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) https://grad.illinois.edu/diversity/spi grad@illinois.edu  
Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) https://grad.illinois.edu/diversity/srop grad@illinois.edu Articles
The Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science (CADENS) http://avl.ncsa.illinois.edu/category/cadens cadens@ncsa.illinois.edu Articles
Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) https://grad.illinois.edu/URAP grad@illinois.edu  
Vet Med Open House http://vetmed.illinois.edu/about/open-house-demos-and-exhibits/ Articles Articles
Vet Med Student Outreach Program http://vetmed.illinois.edu/asa/vsop/ vsop@vetmed.illinois.edu  
Women Chemists Committee (WCC) https://chemistry.illinois.edu/resources/women-chemistry/women-chemists-committee" uiuc.wcc@gmail.com  
Women in Computer Science (WCS) http://wcs.illinois.edu/ contact@illinoiswcs.org  
Women in Engineering (WIE) http://wie.engineering.illinois.edu/ wie@illinois.edu Articles
World-wide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) http://wie.engineering.illinois.edu/k-12-programs-resources/gameswyse-camp/ wyse@illinois.edu Articles (formerly GAMES camps)
WYSE Articles

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