Rising Juniors and Seniors

Program Dates: July 16 – 20, 2018

Time: Check-in: 8:30 – 9:00 Program: 9:00 – 3:30, Monday – Friday

Location: The University of Oregon Campus

APPLY online – Application opens March 1st 2018

Biology

  • Learn the fundamentals of microbiology using electron microscopes
  • Visit the underground Lokey Nanotechnology Labs, dealing with unstable particles
  • Identify genetic mutations in lab-grown Zebrafish
  • Shadow SPUR college students in their very own biology labs
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

Business

  • Are you interested in starting or running a business?
  • What does it take to be successful and can your idea work?
  • Entrepreneurs, financiers, marketers and those interested in sustainable business practices apply!
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

Classics

  • Find the Latin in our everyday life
  • Build an ancient siege engine
  • Make roman food
  • Study ancient coins and early books
  •  Bookmaking and more
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

Education

  • Learn about the role everyone plays in education whether or not they are a teacher
  • Explore the fields of service learning, special education and communication disorders and sciences
  • Be inspired by ways in which education enacts social change
  • Find out how to become an educator in today’s world and all of the opportunities the field of education has to offer
  • Get a sneak peak into the life of a teacher, and the difference teachers can make
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

English/Journalism

  • Study Comics
  • Work on your written communication skills, write about your experiences and passion
  • Leave program with college admission and scholarship essays written along with feedback from UO professors
  • Explore the field of Journalism and how multimedia influences the way we see the world
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

Physics/Human Physiology

  • Work with solar panels to understand energy flow
  • Manipulate microscopic particles in the Microscopy lab
  • Visit the Cadaver lab to see the make-up of a human body
  • Understand the connection between physical movement and your brain’s neurons
  • Rock climb to learn about gravity and pulleys
  • Program includes lunch and sessions with Admissions, Financial Aid and campus tours!

Product Design

  • Learn about product design: manufacturing and fabrication of consumer products
  • Design products and the packaging to take home
  • Learn and use two & three-dimensional computer design tools
  • Use laser cutters and 3D printers