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    The lecture series is one of the experiences that the STEM Academy students are expected to participate in. Attendance at a minimum of ten Lecture Series events will be required of Academy students, although the lectures are open to the entire EHS/CTE community.

    STEM Lecture Series (2017-2018)

    Nov 14, 2017 - Jeff Covington - UVM Pathology

    Nov 10, 2017 - Michelle Eisenstein - Environmental Consulting

    Nov 8, 2017 - Virtual ambulance tour

    Oct 27, 2017 - Jeff Frolik, cofounder of Packetized Energy and UVM professor

    Oct 16, 2017 - Albany College of Pharmacy (Career Talk)

    Sep 29, 2017 - Michelle Perron - Timberlane Pediatrics

    Sep 27, 2017 - Estelle LaClair - Essex PT (Career Talk)

    STEM Lecture Series (2016-2017)

    Sep 21, 2016 – Scott Stevens – Champlain College – Careers in Computer Technology (Career Talk)

    Sep 27, 2016 – Elizabeth Lee – Lake Champlain Maritime Museum – STEM projects on Lake Champlain

    Oct 3, 2016 – Jeff Duryea – Harvard School of Medicine – Osteoarthritis research

    Oct 27, 2016 – Rachael Oldinksi – UVM Bioengineering – Advanced Healing Through Engineering

    Nov 7, 2016 – Kip Steele – Virtual Reality Demo

    Nov 17, 2016 – Peter Chapin – Lunar IceCube and Vermont’s Contribution to Space Research.

    Nov 30, 2016 – Christopher Keeter – STEM in the US Navy (Career Talk)

    Dec 1, 2016 – Brian Pfeiffer – Identifying Gulls (Green Mountain Audubon Society talk)

    Dec 8, 2016 – Bonnie Reese – VCET – Entrepreneurship

    Jan 11, 2017 – Russ Miller-Johnson, Julie Reilly – Engineering Ventures, PC – Green Design (Career Talk)

    Jan 12, 2017 – Jason Levinthal – Line Skis – Entrepreneurship (AVPA guest speaker)

    Jan 26, 2017 – “Hidden Figures” movie

    Jan 30, 2017 – Dr. Pamela Gibson, UVM Pathology Lab – Careers in Pathology

    Feb 7, 2017 – freecodecamp.com

    Feb 8, 2017 – Career Talk – Jon Rajewski and Trisha Conti, Champlain College – Cyber Security

    Feb 10, 2017 – Chris Whitaker, ECHO volunteer opportunities

    Feb 15, 2017 – Wendy James, Emergency Medicine

    Feb 15, 2017 – Career Talk – Liz Gamache, Efficiency Vermont

    Feb 22, 2017 – UVM, Smart Grid discussion

    Feb 23, 2017 – NASA LiveStream with Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, NASA’s first female launch director

    Apr 5, 2017 – Elizabeth Spinney, VT Dept of Forests, Invasive Species

    Apr 5, 2017 – Career Talk – VT Air National Guard, Medical Division

    Apr 11, 2017 – Career Talk – Erin Forbes, Veterinarian at Mountain View Animal Hospital

    Apr 14, 2017 – John Doty, Solar Energy

    Apr 19, 2017 Career Talk – Nursing, Allie Harris, Brooke Pantor

    Apr 21, 2017 Career Talk – Pharmacy, students from Albany College of Pharmacy

    May 23, 2017 – Niels Giddins, UVMMC, careers in medicine, pediatrics and cardiology

    STEM Lecture Series (2015-2016)

    Oct 16, 2015 – Josh Jarvis from UVM Radiology – The Science Behind Radiology with many visual examples

    Oct 17, 2015 – Lantern Workshop

    Oct 19, 2015 – Eric Zamore – What’s it like to work at Facebook

    Oct 28, 2015 – Peter Wehr – Gaming

    Oct/Nov, 2015 – CPR Training in Medical Advisory

    Nov 16, 2015 – Lantern Workshop

    Nov 17, 2015 – Tucker Gilman, University of Manchester, Mathematics in Biology

    Nov 17, 2015 – Seth Harlow – UVMMC –  Medical Relief Efforts in Haiti

    Dec 9, 2015 – UVM Computer Science Fair

    Dec 10, 2015 – Hour of Code

    Dec 18, 2015 – Marissa Le Coz – What it’s like to major in Computer Science at Dartmouth

    Jan 28, 2016 – Kristin Brewster – Occupational Therapy

    Mar 10, 2016 – Dan Weiss – UVM – Pulmonary Research

    Mar 14, 2016 – Meera Surry – Brigham Women’s Hospital – Osteoarthritis Research

    Apr 4, 2015 – Will Schroder- Idle-Free VT

    Apr 7, 2016 – Dave Davis – Dealer.com

    May 12, 2016 – Kara Pillsbury – Dealer.com

    May 31, 2016 – James Thompson – Daft Labs

    STEM Lecture Series (2014-2015)

    September 24, 2014 – Jill Gagne from Allscripts – Careers in Software Development

    October 28, 2014 – Peter Chapin from VTC – CubeSat program (one cubic liter satellite built with grant from NASA)

    November 11, 2014 – Jason Bates from UVM, Diagnosing Lung Disease Using a 3D Printed Device

    December 10, 2014 – Hour of Code

    Feb 10, 2015 – Dr. Coles, Founder of Operation Wallacea – Biodiversity in the Amazon and Guyana

    Feb 19, 2015 – Christopher Keeter from US Navy – Nuclear Propulsion Program

    Mar 10, 2015 – Emir Heco – Heco Engineering – think.make.play

    May 8, 2015 – UVM AERO Club – Formula Hybrid electric car

    May 19, 2015 – David Emerson – Mathematics Research

    STEM Lecture Series (2013-2014)

    September 20, 2013 – Ethan Towne from Competitive Computing – Web Programming

    October 10, 2013 – Rachael Oldinski from UVM – Regenerative Medicine

    October 22, 2013 – Jon Rajewski from Champlain College – Google Glass

    November 1, 2013 – James Leddy and Andrew Lutton from UVM – iRobot Programming

    November 18, 2013 – David Kaminsky from FAHC/UVM – Lung Research

    December 11, 2013 – Hour of Code – Computer Science Education Week

    Jan 30, 2014 – Jeff Frolik from UVM – Grand Challenges of Engineering

    Feb 17, 2014 – Loredo Sola, Software and Networking Executive – Your Future in Creative Technology

    Mar 25, 2014 – Dan Weiss from UVM, Stem Cell Research

    May 20, 2014 – Adam Bouchard, Agilion Web and Mobile App Development

    STEM Lecture Series (2012-2013)

    Spring 2013 – Josh Bongard, UVM – Evolutionary Robotics in computing