Conference Agenda & Info
Queer Science participants will be taken on a tour of UConn’s campus, including the Greenhouse, Engineering buildings, and the UConn Rainbow Center. Also, participants will do hands-on science experiments with UConn researchers; undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty who identify as LGBTQIA+!
Participants will be placed into three "teams" and will rotate through event activities as follows...
|Time||Team Marsha||Team Sylvia||Team Major|
|8:30-9:00 AM||Participants arrive on campus|
|9:00-10:00 AM||Breakfast, Check-In Survey|
|10:00-10:30 AM||Rainbow Center||Laboratory A Tour||Laboratory B Tour|
|10:45-11:15 AM||Laboratory A Tour||Laboratory B Tour||Rainbow Center|
|11:30-12:00 PM||Laboratory B Tour||Rainbow Center||Laboratory A Tour|
|1:00-2:00 PM||STEM Workshop 1||STEM Workshop 2||STEM Workshop 3|
|2:00-3:00 PM||STEM Workshop 2||STEM Workshop 3||STEM Workshop 1|
|3:00-4:00 PM||STEM Workshop 3||STEM Workshop 1||STEM Workshop 2|
|4:00 PM||Sendoff, Check-Out Survey|
Morning Session: Campus Tours
Afternoon Session: Presentations & Science Demonstrations from Various STEM Departments
- All-gender restrooms will be available in all event spaces.
- We will have Quiet Rooms for event attendees.
- The entire event will take place on UConn’s Storrs campus. Participants will NOT be driven off campus for any reason.
- In the case of an emergency, participants will be taken to the Urgent Care in Storrs Center and the participants’ Emergency Contact will be notified immediately.
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2022 Resources (content will be the same or similar)
Our event will provide breakfast and lunch free of charge. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options will be provided at both meals.
COVID-19 Policies & Resources
The University of Connecticut is currently at a COVID-19 Alert Level of Yellow, meaning that it is not requiring masks for indoor events, nor is it requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for event attendees.
These policies can change at any given time. It is expected that you follow suit when new guidelines are released. Program staff will let you know.
More information can be found at the UConn COVID Dashboard: https://coviddashboard.uconn.edu/
In the case of an emergency, a participant will be taken to the Urgent Care in Storrs Center and the participants’ Emergency Contact will be notified immediately.
Every event volunteer has completed a University background check as well as the University’s Minor Protection Training. To learn more about our policies respecting minors, please visit: hr.uconn.edu/minor-protection/