OREM — The Orem Library, 58 N. State, is set to host its 10th annual Research Revolution series focusing on research and exploration related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The series, which will be held in the library’s Storytelling Wing, will offer five free programs designed for adults and teenagers, and one free program for all ages. The five programs for adults and teenagers will begin at 7 p.m.
The kickoff event, a STEM Like a Girl Fair, will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12. It will feature interactive booths, experiments, models and displays highlighting the work of women in STEM careers on the Wasatch Front. The fair is open to all ages.
On Thursday, Feb. 15, Craig Nuttall, a professor of nursing at BYU, will present a program titled “Got a Headache? There’s an App for That!”
On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Michael Bunds, Daniel Hornes and Nathan Toké, professors of Earth Science at Utah Valley University, will discuss “Earthquake Hazards Along the Wasatch Fault.”
On Thursday, Feb. 22, Kevin Shurtleff, a UVU professor of chemistry, wil answer “What’s Up with the Bloomin’ Lake?”
On Tuesday, Feb,27: Daniel Fairbanks, a UVU professor of biology and dean of the College of Science, will present a program titled “I Need an ID, Please: Giving the Dead a Name and a Face.”
The series will conclude on Thursday, March 1, with the grand opening of the library Makerspace. The new learning/creating space, located next to the computer lab in the South Wing basement, features 3-D printers, GoPros, button makers, music/video editing software and more.