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STEM department shows off chemistry

Timothy Plett with the Bakersfield College Artificial Intelligence club giving a demonstration using grapefruit as a power source to see how electrical current affects metals during STEM Week.

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

November 1, 2019

The STEM faculty hosted a Marvelous Metals Event outside on campus.  The STEM department and other related clubs put up booths displaying their work....

Army brings STEM truck to BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

The future has arrived as the US Army is already making advancements in robotic technology for the benefit of the military’s protection. The US Army STEM truck was parked at the Huddle at Bakersfield College for students to walk in and learn about the robotic technology on Feb. 19. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. “Our STEM truck is our nat...

STEM’s new career paths

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

March 5, 2015

For most people, turning on the faucet to get a glass of water is pretty simple. However, when you consider how the water gets from the water source to your faucet, it is actually a pretty complex process. Many different kinds of engineers are responsible for this. Randy Cowart, a Control Systems Engineer, explained to students the different types of engineering degrees...

$500,000 donated to BC STEM

Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter

September 24, 2014

Students and faculty, as well as news crews, gathered on campus Sept. 17 by the Agriculture Building next to a blank building decorated only by a sign labeled “AERA Stem Success Center.” There, it was announced that AERA energy company had donated $500,000 to Bakersfield College, earmarked the renovation of the building to house an expanded Science, Technology, Engineering...

New STEM room a boon

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

December 4, 2013

The department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics received its very own tutoring room last month, and it is expected to help STEM majors be even more successful while at Bakersfield College. Interim Dean of Instruction for STEM Liz Rozell said that there are more than 3,500 BC students who are currently majoring in one of the fields of STEM and the new,...

STEM has Pi-athlons

STEM has Pi-athlons

Ruben Perez, Reporter

October 31, 2012

The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics organization puts on workshops for students called Pi-athlons. “We heard colleges on the East Coast...

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