Tom Lainis STEMinar

Tom Lainis STEMinar

The Tom Lainis STEMinar is a four day workshop for local middle school students hosted each year by the Departments of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering. The summer workshop is dedicated to Professor Thomas Lainis (USMA class of 1971), whose greatest contribution to physics was instilling curiosity and a passion for science in the minds of hundreds of children. During nearly three decades at West Point, Tom regularly brought science into the classrooms of local elementary and middle schools. He created the summer STEM Program, and established a mentorship program, pairing cadets with local high school students. Read more about Professor Lainis here.

Students must be citizens of the United States, demonstrate strong academic performance, and demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing college. Parents and guardians must arrange to drop off and pick up students each morning. The program typically runs from 9am to 12pm each day.

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601 Cullum Road. 
Thayer Hall, Room 240, 
West Point, New York 10996.

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