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“Environmental Pollutants and Human Health”

  • March 21, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conklin Conference Center, 6th floor of the STEM Building - Kean University
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Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • STEM professionals will present highlights on their careers and hot topics in science, environmental science, endocrine disruptors, and public health with a Q&A session following.

    Geared for all audiences. Family are welcome. For the general public entrance donation fee is $5.00
  • All seminars are FREE for NJAS members.
  • Student with ID is free

“NJ at the STEM front”  NJAS Seminar Series

Environmental Pollutants and Human Health

March 21, 2020 - Saturday, 10a-1pm in the Conklin Conference Center, 6th floor of the STEM Building.


Event/Program Description

STEM professionals will present highlights on their careers and hot topics in science, technology, engineering and math with a Q&A session following. Geared for all audiences.  Registration is required. All seminars are FREE for NJAS members. Students can attend for free with a student ID. A nominal donation of $5 for the general public.

Organization Mission:

The NJ Academy of Science (NJAS) was founded in 1954, is affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and is a member of the National Association of Academies of Science. The NJ Academy of Science (NJAS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and promote the advancement of STEM-related fields among the NJ scientific community. The organization is 100% funded by its membership dues, publications, fundraisers, and private donations.

Goal:

The goal of “NJ at the STEM front” seminar series is to engage, inspire, and educate  the NJ Community about important scientific topics that are influencing NJ and our world. Most importantly we would like to inspire the youth, undergraduate and graduate students to pursue STEM degrees and careers and ultimately advance NJAS mission and vision.

3 main Objectives:

      Increasing awareness of STEM fields and careers

      Increasing participants’ beliefs about their ability to succeed in STEM

      Increasing participants’ sense of STEM identity

These objectives are accomplished through STEM networking opportunities by developing interactions with NJ residents, political leaders, science professionals,  faculty and students.


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