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Kent County Science Fair 2013

2nd Annual Kent County Science Fair on the campus of    Co-sponsored by State of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware    The second Kent County Science Fair is open to all Kent County students, grades 5 - 12, who attend a Kent County public, charter, or private school, as well as home schooled students residing in the county.  In order to compete in the fair, student projects must be original and by the student. They can be individual or team (no more than 3 members). There is no limit on the number of teams per school, but students cannot be members of more than one team. Team projects will be evaluated using the same rules and judging criteria as individual projects. The Kent County Delaware Science Fair will follow Intel(R) International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Rules. All projects must adhere to the Kent County Delaware Science Fair's Ethics Statement and to local, state, and U.S. Federal laws, regulations and permitting conditions. Rules and Regulations can be found at Kent County Science Fair website, Guidelines, complete application with student's, parent's and Adult Sponsor's signature and all required documents may be downloaded here (3). Additional forms might be required depending on the nature of your research. Included is a summary. Refer to ISEF for more details. Mail completed application packet to Ms. Jacquelyn Jones, Delaware State University, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901. All participants must adhere to the Kent County Delaware Science Fair's Ethics Statement. ***Important Dates*** February 12, 2013 Complete Application due including Research Plan   February 17, 2013 Adult sponsors receive official notification   February 27, 2013 Set-up at DSU (1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)   February 28, 2013 Judging at DSU (without students)   March 1, 2013 Judging (with students) and Science Fair at DSU     Teacher Training  - “Teaching Your Students How to Do  Student Research Projects”  will be held at Delaware State University on Monday, Oct. 22 from 3:30 until 5:30 pm. The training will be held in the Mishoe Science Center South room 213. Parking will be available in parking lot 1 at the front of the campus, please stop at the welcome center off of route 13 to pick up your parking pass.    Trainers  will take teachers through the process of doing a project and talk about the basic paper work involved in doing a project for the fair. Please RSVP by October 16 if you will be in attendance. The trainers need to prepare materials for all attendees, Link to Delaware Valley Science Fairs, Inc.

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Links to coverage for

2012 Kent County Science Fair:

Dover Post

Dover Post (2)

The Capital Post



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Download application and required forms


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(guests arriving for the science fair will be able to park in parking lot #1)



Optical Sciences Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)

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Becoming an International Visiting Scholars (J-1)

Teaser for Home: 
Exchange Scholars Procedure
Becoming an International Visiting Scholar (J-1) The College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology (CMNST) welcomes the participation of graduate students of multiple ethnicities in our research programs. Such collaboration fosters the cross-pollination of innovative ideas that helps enrich the overall academic culture within the College and on the DSU campus. This page outlines the process for participating as a graduate exchange student within the College. For Students For Sponsoring Faculty   Requesting to be an exchange visiting scholar (J-1) Students wishing to be a visiting or exchange student at Delaware State University under the auspices of a Principal Investigator (PI) within the CMNST should adhere to the following procedure:  Submit a letter of request to the PI of the laboratory you intend to work with, including the following information - proposed duration, start and end date if sponsored through an external fellowship, provide proposed funding source for subsistence and incidentals (stipend, housing, meals, travel expenses, insurance) proposed funding source of international processing (visa, DS-2019) Submit a copy of current curriculum vita. Submit a copy of valid I-94 (which should be in the passport). Submit a copy of insurance information.   Exchange students should direct questions about processing the DS-2019 to the Office of International Affairs (OIA),, or (302) 857-6421.   **Upon arrival on campus, the exchange visitor is to immediately report to the OIA, and will be asked to provide a copy of the following documents: a copy of the stamped DS-2019 form a copy of the visa a copy of the I-94 card (in the passport) Insurance information Please call ahead to schedule appointment with OIA: (302) 857-6421.   Hosting an exchange visiting scholar Requestors of exchange visitors must provide the following documents to the OIA as soon as possible: Letter of request to host exchange visitor, including duration, start and end dates, source of funding and department number from which expenses will be paid. Secure approval of Chairperson of the hosting department (can sign original request form requestor). Secure approval of the Dean of College (can sign original request from requestor), before sending packet of original request to Provost for approval. Forward a copy of letter of request, copy of passport, and copy of curriculum vita to the OIA.      Back to the College Home Page        © 2012 CMNST, Delaware State University, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

OSCAR Seminar


Biophysics of Clathrin Mediated Endocytosis

Dean's Lecture Series

"Inside the Medical Examiner's Office"

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Louis N. Finelli, Chief Deputy Medical Examiner and Director, DoD DNA Registry (Rockville, MD)
     This event will take place at 6 p.m. in the Longwood Auditorium (Lecture Hall 113) in the Bank of America Bldg.
     Free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

Neuroscience Seminar


"Hepatitis B virus alters heptocellular calcium levels: A potential link to liver cancer development"

Speaker: Dr. Michael Bouchard, Drexel University

     This event takes place at 11 a.m.. Location TBD.

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Melissa Harrington at




"Effects of Methamphetamine (METH) preconditioning on METH-induced toxicity in the rat brain"

Presented by Dr. Amber Hodges, Morgan State University

Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Seminar

Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff, Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami (Miami, FL) appears as guest speaker for the Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series. This is a two-part event. 

A technical lecture will take place at 11 a.m. in Mishoe Science Center North, Lecture Hall 139. The topic for the 11 a.m. seminar is "Neurobiological Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect."


Topic: To Be Announced

Presenter: Dr. NaTosha Gatson, M.D., Ph.D.


     This event takes place at 11 a.m. in SCS 223.

     For more information about this series, please contact Dr. Clytrice Watson at

Attachment: Flier

Dean's Lecture Series

"Inside the Medical Examiner's Office"


"Biomaterial systems to evoke cell response and tissue Repair"

Presenter: Dr. Jenni Leach, University of Maryland Baltimore County