Outreach event at school for the hearing impaired

Penn State ASA volunteered in a program called STEM Extension for Summer Academy here on PSU campus. The event engaged blind and visually-impaired high school students in STEM research from which they have previously felt excluded. Students were able to interact with...

MATLAB Bootcamp 2018

Each year the PSU ASA chapter hosts a 2-part workshop to help familiarize new students with MATLAB.  Topics covered include basic language fundamental, loops and conditionals, array manipulation, useful functions and plotting.  The morning of we have a social...

Haunted U 2018

Penn State hosted their annual Halloween Science Event “Haunted-U” that spanned out events all over campus. The ASA student chapter hosted a classroom that included a spooky “Stranger Things” decoration theme with fun acoustic demonstrations like the Ghost String...

Ask A Scientist 2018

In the early fall, the student chapter held a booth at the event “Ask a Scientist” at the Grange Fair in rural Centre County, PA. People of all ages came by to ask us about sound and participate in a demonstration of visualizing their own voice through a real-time...