ASU STEM News

Legacy of William A. Porter lives on through Porter Scholars Program

William Porter and his wife, Joan, established the Porter Scholars Program in 2007 through the largest gift in Adams State history: $5.8 million worth of stock in E*TRADE, which he founded in 1983. Continue Reading…

Zacheis Planetarium public program continues through the fall semester

The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium has released the free public showings schedule through December 2016. Continue Reading…

Amber (Harlan) Price, M.D. named Adams State 2016 Exceptional New Alumna

She's just begun her medical residency, and is well on her way to achieving her childhood dream of becoming an orthopaedic surgeon. Continue Reading…

Zacheis Planetarium continues free movies in October

As always, admission is free for everyone, just check in at the front desk. Continue Reading…

Adams State receives NSF grant to advance women faculty in the sciences

The resulting plan will include strategies to improve the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women faculty, and in particular of Latinas. Continue Reading…

The ASU Observatory will host an open house on October 8

“Bring a USB thumb drive and you can take your photos home with you that night. Or, for a five dollar donation, we can give you a thumb drive with your photos on it.” Continue Reading…

ASU Lunchtime Talk will feature lecture about hemp industry

Although given an arbitrary definition of below 0.3 percent THC, industrial hemp can genetically be separated from marijuana. Continue Reading…

Register now for fall 2016 STEM Saturdays

Participants will use CHOREOGRAPHE to program the NAO Robot and make it move, play music, dance, talk, and many other activities. Continue Reading…

Adams State welcomes SLV Migrant Education Program

The Migrant Education Program is now located on ASU's campus at the southeast corner of Second St. and Richardson Ave. (1424 Second St.) Continue Reading…

Adams State HSI Week begins September 12

The Adams State University Hispanic Serving Institution Week celebration will be held from September 12 through September 16, with each day representing a specific theme. Continue Reading…

Zacheis Planetarium has new movies

The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium recently acquired new movies and will include them in the free public showings through the fall 2016 semester. Continue Reading…

ASU Summer STEM Academy welcomes high school students

“I love meeting new kids and getting the feel of the college atmosphere and expectations.” Continue Reading…

Adams State students complete scholarly work

"The dedicated mentorship of professors and staff helps our students succeed and makes Adams State University a very special place." Continue Reading…

Adams State honors Exemplary Faculty

Dr. Christy Miller, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Tony Weathers, professor of mathematics, were honored for the 2015-16 academic year. Continue Reading…

Adams State Trustees award faculty tenure, promotions, and sabbaticals

Four Adams State University faculty members were granted tenure April 8, as approved by the university's Board of Trustees. Seven faculty were promoted in rank. Continue Reading…

ASU Summer STEM Academy Open House is February 27

The event will be a great opportunity for parents and students to see first-hand what the Summer STEM Academy has to offer, ask questions, and meet Title V STEM staff. Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate gives back as head of Migrant Education program

"I am only successful if I can make a difference for others. I experienced obstacles myself as a migrant student, and now I can create better opportunities and improve the systems." Continue Reading…

Deadline extended for ASU summer high school robotics apprenticeship

Open to high school juniors and seniors, the seven-week program will provide apprentices $10 per hour for 20 hours per week, as well as one credit hour from Adams State University. Continue Reading…

Exploring Fractals has spaces available

After the planetarium movie, Fractal Explorations, students will head to the computer lab, and learn to use several free fractal generating programs. Continue Reading…

The Adams State Observatory and Planetarium offer free programming

The spring 2016 schedule includes double features every Thursday night and Friday afternoon. Continue Reading…

Register now for spring 2016 STEM Saturdays

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Continue Reading…

STEM faculty put active learning strategies into practice

"Faculty in this program are moving from traditional lecture to an active minds-on/hands-on approach. They are using data to make instructional decisions." Continue Reading…

Robotics grant will fund ASU summer internships

Each summer, four interns will earn $15 an hour, 40 hours a week, for eight weeks, in addition to a 12-credit tuition waiver for STEM courses and a two-month, $1000 housing allowance. Continue Reading…

Astounding Approximations spaces available

Students will do fun activities where they will figure out how to win a guessing contest, mathematical tricks to try to get more allowance money from parents, and more. Continue Reading…

STEM Saturdays still have spaces available

Web Design, students will explore how to create interesting and customized web pages using freely available, web-based software. Continue Reading…

The Adams State Observatory and Planetarium offer free programming

The Adams State University Observatory will host a free Moon Viewing from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 in recognition of International Observe the Moon Night. Continue Reading…

ASU STEM Saturdays start September 19

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Continue Reading…