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.
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!
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.
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)