NEWSLETTER

Volume 1, july 15, 2018

Welcome to the first official newsletter for STEM-VRSE! We are a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) company that specializes in supporting early STEM career researchers and empowering STEM educators. We have students and researchers working with us from all areas of study. Hard at work, the team here at STEM-VRSE want to wish you a warm hello and hope you find the following blurbs informative and inviting. If there is anything that you find interesting or if you have a specific question you can always email us at info@stemvrse.org. As always, if you want to learn more about us, visit www.stemvrse.org. We’re active across multiple Social Media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, you can find us with @stemvrse!

 
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FIRST FRIDAY

On Friday, July 6, 2018, the team gathered in the too much Texas heat and then too much Texas rain to establish some contact with the community at First Friday, hosted in Historic Downtown Bryan, TX. Want to meet us and see what we’re all about in person? We love participating in First Friday and will be attending the August First Friday, August 3, 2018, we would love for everyone to come out and say hi! When you head over to the STEM-VRSE table you will be treated with Tech demos, stickers, candy, and information on how we’re trying to integrate the use of VR technology to inspire students interests in STEM careers.

 
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Got experience with editing 360 video?

STEM-VRSE WANTS YOU… to help us edit our 360° footage. We have so much great footage we want to share, just no one to edit. If you, or someone you know, is interested in learning about 360° video editing and integration into VR let us know! We need someone to work with us, and this is a great way to add a solid line for your resume or CV, please contact Cash Cain at cashioncain@gmail.com.

 
 
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Educators + STEM-VRSE = 

At STEM-VRSE, half of our mission is to integrate VR Technology into classrooms for school age students. We want students to become passionate for science and technology and want to pursue STEM fields in the future. So, if you are a STEM educator and wish to have training on the use of VR technology and how it can be adapted into your classroom, contact us at info@stemvrse.org.

Lights, camera, DOTTERELS!

Amber, the resident writer, is starting work on a three-part mini-documentary series featuring the STEM-VRSE research team and their recent trip to New Zealand. The series will focus on Katherine’s research on reef communities off the coast of Poor Knight’s Islands, Dakota’s research on how early career STEM researchers think about VR technology, and Katja’s research on the behavior of the New Zealand dotterel.

Amber’s work will be an ongoing project, so stay tuned for updates! If you have any ideas you would like to see featured, or if you want to hear more stories about our adventures, don’t hesitate to email or message us at info@stemvrse.org or social media @stemvrse.

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