Dates of Upcoming Workshops: June 26-29, 2018

Information for Parents and Students:

Drop Off in Lot A  - June 26, 2018 8:30 AM at the Corner of Fifth and Craft Avenues and cross the street to AJ Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology.  Bring your sleeping bags, pillows and clothes with you. 

Pick Up - June 29, 2018- 12:15 PM- On Campus in front of Frances Warde Hall ( Purple Awnings) *Enter Carlow's campus from Fifth Avenue, turn right up the driveway at the Carlow University sign and look for the purple awnings of Frances Warde Hall.  You can continue to pull up in front of the University Commons Building on the right to park also.

Itineraries from last year (these do not necessarily reflect 2018's activities!):

Summer Science Nation 2017


Student Information Sheet
Student Visitor Policy
Lab Activity Form



Register Now Purple 

This four-day workshop includes three nights* spent in the Carlow dorms! Cost includes the four-day workshop, all off-campus transportation, T-shirt, journal, activities, continental breakfasts, as well as lunches and dinners, provided, and residence hall facilities.

Science in Action

This program introduces you to career options in science. Through hands-on lab experiments, field trips to Pittsburgh's research and industry facilities, and meetings with scientists in the field, you'll see the broad range of opportunities in science that are available—and meet professionals succeeding in these careers. You'll also meet other students, like you, who want to explore a future in science.

Science in College

Summer Science Nation participants have experiences that give them an advantage when applying to college, such as:

Field Trips:

  • McGowan Center for Regenerative Medicine and speaker with cutting-edge researchers
  • The Energy Innovation Center
  • University of Pittsburgh’s Biomedical Science Tower 3
  • PPG
Summer Science Workshop, Science in action

Carlow Faculty-Led Labs:

  • Anatomy and Physiology Lab
  • Brains, Hearts and Eyeballs Dissection Lab
  • DNA Lab
  • Chemistry Labs 
  • Hands-on science workshops in chemistry, biology, physics, and microbiology
  • Tips for college preparation
  • Meetings with professional researchers, scientists, and educators 

Phone: 412.578.8851