DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

2016 CESTA Program                                                              See the 2017 Program Here

 

CESTA on the Radio. August 1st

 

The 2016 CESTA program was featured on West Virginia Public Radio this morning.
Listen here.

CESTA in the News. July 14th

 

The 2016 CESTA program was highlighted in the Eberly News today.  Read the full story here.

Unveiling. June 23rd

 

The students completed the finishing touches and presented their scultpure to the WVU community today!  It was a great opportunity to relax and appreciate all of their hard work during the past month.

Construction & Location. June 17th

 

The group has secured a fantastic location for their piece!  The sculpture will reside on the Evansdale campus by the library.  This is the perfect location for this piece which will combine chemistry, engineering, art, and philosophy.

A soft unveiling will occur on the Creative Arts Center grounds on Thursday at 4pm!

Concept and Design. June 9th

 

It's a big day for the team!  After discussing and deliberating over many ideas, the group has finally settled on a concept and design!

Shop Training. June 6th

 

Today the group was trained on all of the equipment in the sculpture labs wood  and metal shops.  We are grateful for access to these facilities for the duration of our program!

Meeting with the Exhibit Design Team at the Carnegie Science Center. June 2nd

 

Our group traveled to Pittsburgh to visit the Carnegie Science Center.  The exhibit design team was generous enough to meet with us to share their expertise, show us their prototypes, and the inner workings of current museum exhibits.

Brainstorming. June 1st

 

The team works together to identify concepts for their science-art installation.

Teambuilding at the WVU Adventure Challlenge Course. May 31st

 

The group started the program with a trip to the WVU Adventure Challenge Coruse to build our communication and cooperation skills needed for the task at hand.

Meet the 2016 CESTA team! May 31st

 

Our first summer of brave CESTA particpants arrived today and are excited to get started!

 

Our team this summer consists of Donovan (engineering), Philip (engineering), Zach (chemistry), Erin (chemistry), Ernie (sculpture), and Charlie (sculpture) (from L to R)