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To participate in any of the below events, you need to become a Volunteer. Visit "How to Volunteer" under the Pitt Students tab to find out more. When you have decided on some events, please email the Outreach Coordinator at Please include your name, email address, event of interest, and if transportation is required.

NSBE Spring End Zone Summit

February 07, 2015

The Spring End Zone Summit, a mini conference for the National Society of Black Engineers will be held on February 7th & 8th this year. The theme is Legacy: Engineering Your Furture and throughout the conference there will be workshops, speeches, and activities for professional development. The Pitt Mobile Science Lab will attend on Saturday, February 7th to host a long program on regenerative medicine. Students will learn about biodegradable nerve guides and have the opportunity to build a guide. Our program will run in two slots, one from 1-2pm and the second from 2-3pm. 

Pitt vs. Syracuse

November 22, 2014

Be sure you don’t miss out on the last Pitt Science Outreach tailgate event of the season! We have teamed up with the Electric Power Systems Lab to host an awesome program on electricity. Take a spin on one of the bicycle generators and see how long it takes you to light the bulb. Ramp up the excitement and challenge someone to a race of ‘who can light the bulb the fastest’! Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30pm. Stop by the Mobile Lab anytime between 12:00pm and kickoff.  Hail to Pitt!

National Society of Black Engineers Fall Regional Conference

November 15, 2014

The Pitt Science Outreach Team is pleased to attend this year's NSBE Fall Regional II Conference right here in Pittsburgh! We'll be hosting a program on human genetics. Participants will prepare an agarose gel and learn how to use micro-pipets. Science Rocks! 

Pitt vs. Duke

November 01, 2014

Come visit the Mobile Science Lab at the Pitt vs. Duke Football game this Saturday! We'll be hosting a program that examines bone health. Do you think that you can name some of your bones? Come show us!

Pitt vs. Georgia Tech Homecoming Game

October 25, 2014

The big homecoming game is this weekend and the Pitt Mobile Science Lab will be attending! Stop by the lab from 12:30pm until kickoff to check out our short program that will challenge you to 1 of 4 cognitive tasks! Think you have the best accuracy and reaction time? Come show us!