University of Oregon Affiliated Programs
ESPRIT – Experiencing Science Practices through Research to Inspire Teaching – is designed to recruit, prepare, and support UO science majors for K-12 science teaching careers in high need school districts.
SAIL (Summer Academy to Inspire Learning) offers free annual summer camps to high school students who qualify and aims to increase student enrollment and success in college through academic mentoring with UO students and community members.
The SOS II (Scholarships for Oregon Students) program through the Materials Science Institute offers scholarships and support services for incoming freshman and transfer students entering the fields of physics, chemistry, or biochemistry.
SPICE (Science Program to Inspire Creativity and Excellence) is a collaborative effort to increase exposure to STEM fields to middle- and high-school girls.
WICS is a UO student group that recruits and provides support to women in computer science to increase success and increase the number of women in computer science fields as a whole.