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Aidan Keaveney is a rising senior at Appalachian State University. A double major in physics and mathematics, Keaveney has been the President of the Appalachian State University Physics and Astronomy Club since January 2020. He has conducted research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Louisiana State University, Appalachian State University, and Purdue University. His primary research interests are in experimental nuclear and astroparticle physics. Keaveney also serves as a STEM mentor with Wildwood Agile Learning Community, an alternative education and homeschool group for 6-14 students, where he performs weekly physics demonstrations and provides engaging science programs. He is also a regular volunteer with state and local science fairs and other outreach programs. Keaveney’s passion for community engagement, servant leadership, diversity and inclusive excellence, and science communication are what brought him to SPS. For the summer of 2022, Keaveney will be participating in the SPS Summer Internship Program as an AIP Mather Policy Intern. In the future, Keaveney hopes to combine his passions for scientific innovation, education, and community engagement to contribute to the knowledge of humankind and generate positive change in his communities.