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2018 SOARS Program Calendar

Updated on April 19th, 2018
Please check back often for updates!

MAY

Protégés Arrive!

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20th (Sunday)

Check in and welcoming activities! Meet each other, SOARS staff, and interns from the RESESS and SiPARCS programs.

5:00PM Village Community Commons (next to Bear Creek)

SOARS Program Orientation

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21st (Monday)

Learn all about your summer in SOARS.

8:30AM Bus Departs from Bear Creek Apartments
4:30PM Bus Departs to Bear Creek Apartments
Breakfast & Lunch Provided

Mentor Protege Lunch

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21st (Monday)

Protégés and mentors meet over lunch.

12:30-1:45 PM, CG Auditorium. Lunch Provided

Leadership Training

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22nd (Tuesday)

Join interns from RESESS to build leadership skills.

9:00AM - 4:00PM Chautauqua Park
Buses Depart Bear Creek at 8:30AM
Lunch Provided

Boulder Lab Tour & Urban Adventure

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23rd (Wednesday)

Visit UNAVCO and NCAR labs followed by an Urban Adventure in Boulder.

8:00AM Bus Departs Bear Creek
3:30PM Return to Bear Creek
Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks Provided

First Day of Work!

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24th (Thursday)

Protégés will spend their first day at work in labs with their mentors.

All Day
NCAR and Partnering Labs

Scientific Writing and Communications Workshop (SCW)

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25th (Friday)

Introduction to Friday workshops and professional portrait will be taken.

FL1 2198 - EOL Atrium
9:00AM-11:30AM
SCW

Memorial Day

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28th (Monday)

UCAR and partnering labs are closed.

June

Scientific Communication Workshop (SCW)

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Every Friday

These weekly workshops guide protégés towards the research poster, presentation, and writing a scientific paper. Partway through the program, there will be a practice talk.

9:00AM - 4:00PM (varies)
FL1 2198 - EOL Atrium

Computing & Data Workshops

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1st, 8th, and 15th (Friday)

These workshops are offered to new and returning protégés and include elements of the Python programming language, and skills and tools to manage scientific programming and data.

9:00AM - 4:00PM (varies)
FL2 1003

Professional Development Activities

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Fridays

Activities such as career panels, graduate school visits, and other professional training. Usually scheduled on Fridays after the writing workshop.

Practice Talks

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June 29th (Friday)

Practice your talk for mentors and other protégés.

9:00AM - 3:00PM
FL2 Small Auditorium

July

Scientific Communication Workshop (SCW)

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Every Friday

These weekly workshops guide protégés towards the research poster, presentation, and writing a scientific paper.

9:00AM - 4:00PM
FL1 2198 - EOL Atrium

Professional Development Activities

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Fridays

Activities such as career panels, graduate school visits, and other professional training. Usually scheduled on Fridays after the writing workshop.

Fourth of July Holiday

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4th (Wednesday)

UCAR and Partnering labs are closed.

Leadership development field trip

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13th (Friday)

TBD

Final Week

SOARS Colloquium Talks

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30th of July (Monday)

SOARS protégés present their summer research. Talks are live-streamed so family and friends can view your presentation.

9:00 AM- 4:30 PM
FL2 Small Auditorium

Joint Internship Research Poster Session & Reception

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2nd of August (Thursday)

Join interns from across Boulder to present your poster and celebrate a successful summer. Families are welcome!

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
UCAR Center Green Auditorium

Summer Program Review & Luncheon

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3rd of August (Friday)

Evaluate your summer experience in SOARS.

Protégés Depart from Boulder

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4th of August (Saturday)

Thanks for a great summer!

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