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SOLS Summer Coffee Chats

We would like to invite you to join us for SOLS Summer Coffee Chats! Drop in and meet your fellow students, play games, explore popular topics, and just hang out. These open virtual discussion spaces will lead up to the start of fall semester, and are a great way to make new friends and connect within our student community – no matter where you are in the world!

Schedule

July

When is the zombie apocalypse?
7/22 | 9 a.m.

The idea of zombies has been around for hundreds of years, but the last few decades have added a new layer to the age-old myth: a zombie disease. Since then, the topic has inspired countless story tellers, and the concept of a zombie apocalypse is a household phrase. Let’s take a look at the science behind the legend!

Will we ever see a real-life superhero?
7/23 | 8 p.m.

Comic superheroes gain their meta-human abilities in countless ways: spider bites, alien heritage, natural disasters, even billionaire technology. But are such augmented abilities possible? Or ethical? Let’s discuss...

Weird Science
7/29 | 9 a.m.

Did you know that everyone has a unique tongue-print? Or that certain ants can catapult away from predators by biting the ground? Did you know there is an annual scientific award reserved for the weirdest scientific research? Let’s celebrate the wonderful weirdness that is science!

Weird Science
7/30 | 8 p.m.

Did you know that everyone has a unique tongue-print? Or that certain ants can catapult away from predators by biting the ground? Did you know there is an annual scientific award reserved for the weirdest scientific research? Let’s celebrate the wonderful weirdness that is science!

August

Kitchen Science
8/5 | 9 a.m.

Did you know you can extract fruit DNA using common household items? You might be surprised by all the science present in your kitchen. Grab a banana and let’s have a little fun.
Supply list & instructions

Kitchen Science
8/6 | 8 p.m.

Did you know you can extract fruit DNA using common household items? You might be surprised by all the science present in your kitchen. Grab a banana and let’s have a little fun.
Supply list & instructions

Get to know SOLS at ASU
8/12 | 9 a.m.

We are so excited to have you as a part of our SOLS family! Explore the most entertaining corners of life sciences in our virtual scavenger hunt, and bring your wildest scientific questions - let’s see if we can stump the professors!

Get to know SOLS at ASU
8/13 | 8 p.m.

We are so excited to have you as a part of our SOLS family! Explore the most entertaining corners of life sciences in our virtual scavenger hunt, and bring your wildest scientific questions - let’s see if we can stump the professors!

Register for sessions

 

For questions, contact:
Dominique Perkins
dominique.d.perkins@asu.edu