Summary of Outreach Activities Completed in 2019

Feb 1, 7:00 - 9:00pm Chiara Mingarelli - Black Holes Don't Suck
Lecture Captain: Jorge Cortes
Lecture Volunteer: Michael Chen
Roof Captain: Jana Grcevich
Roof Volunteers (3): Harrison Cook, Jose Zorrilla
67 (counted in lecture)

Feb 15, 7:00 - 9:00pm John M. Brewer - The 100 Earths Project
Lecture Captain: Jana Grcevich
Lecture Volunteer: Michael Chen
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3):
3D Wall:
74 (counted in lecture)

Mar 1, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rose Gibson - Light: Our Window to the Universe
Lecture Captain: Aaron Tran/Daniel DeFelippis?
Lecture Volunteer: Michael Chen
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers:
3D Wall:
Attendance: >= 84 (4th floor entrance)

March 8th, 4:00pm - 6:00pm Harlem Children's Zone (Middle School class visit)
Volunteers: Aliya Babul

March 12, 6:00 - 8:00pm School Visit - Bank Street Elementary
Coordinator: Marcel Agüeros
Volunteers: Mihir, Nicole, Yasmin, Jana Grcevich
20 elementary school kids

March 15, 7:00 - 9:00pm Aliya Babul - Fast Radio Bursts: Alien Life Forms or Distant Neutron Stars
Lecture Captain: Jana Grcevich
50 people

March 18, 6:00 - 8:00pm Sophie Gerson
Volunteers (4): Jana Grcevich, Aliya Babul, Dan DeFillipis?
25 Middle School Students

March 20, 6:00 - 8:00pm Sophie Gerson
Volunteers (4): Jana Grcevich, Dan DeFillipis?
37 Middle School Students

March 12, 6:00 - 8:00pm School Visit - Bank Street Elementary
Coordinator: Marcel Agüeros
Volunteers: Mihir, Nicole, Yasmin, Jana Grcevich
20 students

March 29, 8:00 - 10:00pm Lisa Messeri - An Anthropologist at the Observatory: The Human Meaning of the Search for Another Earth
Lecture Captain:
Lecture Volunteer: Jana Grcevich
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3):
3D Wall:
73 people

April 5, 7:00 - 9:00pm Rooftop Variables
Volunteers (4): Marcel Agüeros, Jorge Cortes, Mihir Kulkarni

Apr 12, 2:00 - 3:00 Vanier College Montreal (~15 High school students)
Volunteers: Jana Grcevich
20 students

Apr 12, 8:00 - 10:00pm Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi - Enanas Marrones a 2x1/Two for One Brown Dwarf Deal (En Español/In Spanish)
Lecture Captain: Jorge Cortes
Lecture Volunteer: Jose Zorilla
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3):
3D Wall:
10 people

Apr 26, 8:00 - 10:00pm Lam Hui - Music of the Spheres
Lecture Captain: Jana Grcevich
Lecture Volunteer: Michael Chen, Navin Sridhar
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3): Luca Comisso
Post-Lecture Slideshow Presenters: Andy Tzanidakis, Betty Xiaoruo Hu, Marlee Smith

May 10, 8:00 - 10:00pm Seth Fletcher - Black Holes and Einstein's Shadow: The Event Horizon Telescope (Book Talk)
Lecture Captain: Jana Grcevich
Lecture Volunteer:
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3):
3D Wall:

May 24, 8:00 - 10:00pm Betsy Hernandez - topic: LIGO
Lecture Captain:
Lecture Volunteer:
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3): Daniel DeFelippis?, Julia Gross
Post-Lecture Slideshow Presenters: Harrison Cook, Miguel Angel Santos Martinez

May 31, 8:00 - 10:00pm - David Helfand - The Grand Tour (in collaboration with Reunion Weekend)
Lecture Captain: Jana Grcevich
Lecture Volunteer:
Roof Captain:
Roof Volunteers (3): Aaron, Harrison, Jose, and Matthew
3D Wall:

June 9th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm CAA STEM fest @ Lerner Hall (kids)
Volunteers (4): Nicholas Koffler, Zhe Shi, Amanda Beck, Humaira Awal

June 11th, 9:30pm - 10:30pm Sidewalk Astronomy
Volunteers: Matthew Abruzzo, Daniel, Aaron, Adam 50 students

June 12th, 10am - 3pm Middle School Visit (Helen Dole)
Volunteers: Jana Grcevich, Tiffany Jansen 60 students

July 9th, 9:30pm - 10:30pm Sidewalk Astronomy
Volunteers (>3): Matthew Abruzzo, Aaron Tran, Dan DeFillipis? 26 people