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The department celebrates its 2012 scholars and award recipients May 4 at the annual college Awards Reception. 

Sixth graders from local elementary schools visit campus for two days of college STEM events. 

Daniel visits us from UCI, where he is associate professor of experimental particle physics, to share with us his work with the ATLAS detector at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva. 

Kate visits Leigh Hargreaves and Morty Khakoo for a week to share mutual research interests in their experiments involving electron-ionization scattering.

Catalyst Center post-doctoral scholars Mary Emenike and Sissi Li joined participants from a variety of informal science learning contexts, including science museums and summer camps from Los Angeles to San Diego, at the CSU/ISI Collaborative Symposium to Promote Science Education, organized by College of Education Professor Amy Cox-Petersen and sponsored by Boeing.