Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

Wichita Regional Science & Engineering Fair seeks judges

The Wichita Regional Science & Engineering Fair will be held Friday Feb. 19 at Exploration Place. They  have received 93 entries this year, making it the largest year yet, but they are in need of MORE JUDGES for this event. Staff and students … Continue reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for mentors

On Thursday, Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m., a representative from Big Brothers Big Sisters will present information on its Positive Pathways program. BBBS is looking for mentors for the program who can  spend a minimum of two hours a month helping youth … Continue reading

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Thank you from STEMpact2020

Last Saturday Dec. 12, NIAR staff in the Wind Tunnel,  Composites and Crash Dynamics Lab supported tours for around 50 boy scouts in support of STEMpact2020. STEMPact 2020 is charged with engaging STEM professionals as mentors for the younger generation. … Continue reading

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STEM Mentoring: A Personal Story

Taken from the Wichita State University K-12 Newsletter, February 2015 By Polly Basore, Strategic Communications & K12 Outreach Officer, WSU College of Engineering My son was 4-years-old when he started asking questions about science that I couldn’t answer. My own father … Continue reading

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Student volunteers needed to help with Saturday tour

The College of Engineering is hosting 25 high school students in the Upward Bound program on Saturday Oct. 25 at noon, and would like to tour NIAR. We are seeking one or two student lab technicians interested in volunteering to … Continue reading

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Student volunteers needed for Kansas Aviation Museum’s Lollairpalooza

The Kansas Aviation Museum’s annual gala is at the Cotillion Ballroom on Saturday Sept. 13 from 7-11 p.m., and organizers are looking for student volunteers. The event, themed this year as LollAIRpalooza, is the main fundraiser for the museum’s yearly budget, … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Wichita River Festival this Sunday

If you enjoy talking about NIAR and have some free time this Sunday June 1, please contact Tracee Friess 978-5597 (or comment below) ASAP. Volunteers are needed to work at the NIAR booth at the Wichita River Festival from 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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