Capturing Science Contest


capturing science 2019UGA Libraries is hosting the 2019 Capturing Science Contest to encourage STEM communication in a diversity of formats. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for $3,000 in prizes.

Guidelines: Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice.

Prizes: The top three undergraduate and graduate submissions each receive prizes of $1,000, $350, and $150.

Deadline: 5:00pm, December 2, 2019

Eligibility: All currently-enrolled UGA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable.

Contest Criteria: Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

Clarity of expression
Appeal to a broad audience
Formats: Any and all formats and genres are encouraged! Examples include: essays, board games, virtual reality, videos, music, software, apps, curricula, lesson plans, poems, infographics, fiction, and exhibits. See last years' winners and submissions for more examples.

Sponsored by: UGA Libraries & The Office of Research

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High-Performance Computers

computers at science library

Eight new high-performance computers have been installed on the second floor of the Science Library. These computers, near the beanbags, are loaded with a variety of Autodesk software including, Autocad Architecture, Autocad Civil 3D, Autocad LT, Inventor, Maya, Revit, and Fusion 360. Computers also included ArcGIS, Anaconda, Blender, Ghostview, Gimp, GitHub, GSView, Inkscape, Java, JMP, Microsoft Visual Studios, Java, La TeX, Matlab/Simulink, MeshMixer, Microsoft Visual Studios, MultiSim, Netbeans, QGIS, R, Unity Game Engine, and Weka. More software coming!