There’s a common misconception that science is a solitary act, one that only happens sitting inside of a lab. But Josh Sebree, associate professor of astrochemistry and astrobiology at UNI, is on a mission to show his students that that couldn’t be further from the truth.
The student-led UNI Technology Club – housed in the UNI Department of Applied Engineering & Technical Management – earned third place at the national ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering) 2023 Student Division Robotics Competition held in Atlanta, Georgia, in October.
When the average person looks at a fireworks display, they probably aren’t thinking of the chemistry concepts behind the fiery spectacle. But that’s exactly what UNI senior chemistry major Kate Mostek does. Since her parents run a fireworks business, she has extensive knowledge of what it takes to put on an impressive show.