Category: EVENTS

Workshop 04/17: The Art of Storytelling

  Date: April 17th Time: 1:30 PM (MST) Location: GWC 487 Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/475614567 This 90-minute workshop will teach students, faculty and staff the art of storytelling to communicate Science effectively. Communication of science to non-expert audiences with stories, anecdotes, and narratives is becoming even more important these days.  Narratives are easier to comprehend and audiences find them more engaging than […]


Manuscript Writing by Dr. Holman, Pt. 1

Join us on October 16, 2017 at 9:30 AM MST (check the Calendar for the time at other Universities), for part 1 of the great manuscript-writing course taught by Dr. Holman. Now available to all QESST students and interested faculties through Zoom here!.


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Compete in the QESST Perfect Pitch on Sept. 26

QESST is having its annual “Perfect Pitch” Competition via Zoom on September 26th. Presentations should be a 90 second pitch about any innovative or entrepreneurial idea. If you are interested in participating, please email Alex Killam at qesst.slc@gmail.com so you can be added to the presentation schedule. For more information, check out: – 2017 Perfect […]


Join Outreach events this year!

Help spread the word about your research at QESST and awareness of solar energy by doing outreach! If you have an event planned, let us know at qesst.slc@gmail.com so that it can appear on our Calendar page, or check that same calendar page and our main news page to see what events you can join […]


QESST Student to appear on Arizona PBS (tonight)

Finally, QESST graduate student Joe Karas will appear on Arizona PBS (tonight) August 1st. He’ll be talking about his volunteer work with the nonprofit, nonpartisan climate advocacy group Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Catch the show live at 5:30pm/10pm on Channel 8 locally, or on azpbs.org. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/cclatasu/status/892097789009809409


Join our Literature Seminar in its 4th session!

When: Tue June 6th, 2017, 6 pm – 7:30 pm (MST). Where: Engineering Research Center (ERC), first floor, Room: 189. Thanks to all those colleagues who attended the past three sessions of our short story reading club. For the forth session of these series, we are honored to have Prof. Melissa Free as the guest […]


Join us for the Literature Seminar: The Practice of Uselessness

After the success of the 1st literature seminar (where “A Report to an Academy” was read), comes the 2nd iteration of The Practice of Uselessness, organized by our Advocacy leader Mehdi. For this coming session we are honored to have Dr. Jason Bryant as our guest speaker. He has suggested to read a short story […]


APS Distribution center visit

Eleven QESST students, from ASU and UofA, had the opportunity to tour the APS distribution center on April 20th. The distribution center is in charge of receiving calls of outages, finding the issue in the distribution line, and sending teams to fix those issues. With an impressive array of tools and know-how, APS manages to […]