Madison College News

STEM Center events begin Sept. 5

This fall the new Madison College STEM Center began providing programming, services and guidance to foster engagement and success in Science Technology Engineering and Math careers. The Center will provide a speaker series, tours of STEM related programs at the college and presentations about transfer opportunities for students in those programs.


Dr. Rachel Lancor, associate professor of Chemistry, Physics and Geoscience at Edgewood College, will speak on her areas of expertise on Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Room C1454 at the Truax Campus.


On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Dr. Ross Radel, PE, president of Phoenix Nuclear Labs, will speak on High-Yield Neutron Generators of Industrial Applications. The event will be held in Room C1450 at the Truax Campus. His presentaion will focus on the technology behind a new gas target neutron generator recently developed by PNL.


Additional speaker series events in September include:

  • Sept. 13 - Andrew Santoso, Catherine Stefel and May Weisman, UW-Madison, "The Many Paths of a Medical Physicist"
  • Sept. 20 - Dr. Matthew Lazzara, Madison College faculty, "Observing Antarctica with the Next Generation Polar Climate and Weather Station"
  • Sept. 27 - Daryl Rothamer, ACS Design, Construction, Inegration, "An Engineer's Journey-It Began with an Interest in Engines"


For further information and future programs contact the STEM Center at or 608-246-6285.

Published September 1, 2017. Updated September 5, 2017.