Yolanda Natividad

Symposium aimed at Undergraduates offered at MS&T19

By Yolanda Natividad / August 29, 2019

Calling all undergraduates! Soon you will be facing a time where you will need to make some hard decisions regarding your future. Make sure that you attend this year’s Undergraduate Global University symposium so that you can be sure to make informed decisions. The Undergraduate Global University symposium will be held on Monday, September 30…

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2019 ACerS Webinar Series: Good design is C.R.A.P.

By Yolanda Natividad / July 31, 2019

Good design is C.R.A.P.: Creating science posters using Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 11 am (EST) Presenting posters at science conferences is an important part of a university student’s career. It provides them a chance to communicate the results of their research to a nonspecialist audience. Yet many students do…

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Clemson University Material Advantage Chapter Receives CGIF Grant

By Yolanda Natividad / July 24, 2019

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) provides an opportunity to submit project proposals each year in order to support their mission. Such projects must be directly related to introducing students to ceramic and glass science. The Clemson University Material Advantage Chapter took hold of the opportunity to submit a project proposal and was awarded…

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ACerS student tour at MS&T19

By Yolanda Natividad / July 12, 2019

Students will have the opportunity to visit the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington, USA, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, during MS&T19. The ACerS Student Tour to PNNL will be an all-day event and is open to all MS&T19 student registrants. PNNL is a US Department of Energy National Laboratory with over 4400…

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Attention Students: time is ticking on the following opportunities

By Yolanda Natividad / July 11, 2019

Apply for the GEMS Award by July 15 Are you a graduate student speaking at MS&T this year? The Basic Science Division of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) organizes the annual Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards to recognize the outstanding achievements of graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open…

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2019 ACerS Webinar Series: Keys to Successful Project Leadership

By Yolanda Natividad / March 25, 2019

Keys to Successful Project Leadership Friday, April 19, 2019, at 11 am (EST) WEBINAR DESCRIPTION In this webinar we will explore and discuss Keys to Successful Project Leadership. It will focus on stakeholder analysis, project planning, managing expectations, focusing on delivery, asking for help and the future of team collaboration. Project leadership requires the use…

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2019 ACerS Webinar Series: DOE and Its National Labs

By Yolanda Natividad / March 6, 2019

DOE and Its National Labs: Innovating our Nation Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 11 am (EST) The Department of Energy’s roots go back to the Manhattan Project and the development of nuclear weapons. A major focus of DOE continues to be in maintaining an adequate nuclear deterrent for the nation but today the work includes…

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2019 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By Yolanda Natividad / January 24, 2019

The Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of up to 10 graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open to all graduate students who are making an oral presentation in any symposium or session at MS&T19. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2019. The awards…

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Mark your calendar for EMA 2019 student activities

By Yolanda Natividad / January 16, 2019

Attention students and young professionals: Are you planning on attending the Electronics Materials and Applications (EMA 2019) conference, Jan. 23-25, 2019, in Orlando, Florida, USA.? If so, you will want to stay connected by joining the EMA 2019 Facebook event. Simply search “EMA 2019” on Facebook. The Facebook event page will also provide a list of…

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2019 Congressional Visits Day

By Yolanda Natividad / January 8, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Material Advantage CVD! Let your voice be heard on April 1 – 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Congressional Visits Day (CVD) gives US-based Material Advantage Student Members an exciting opportunity to visit with legislators and congressional staff from their own states. The goal of the event is to educate Congress about the…

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