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The University of Maryland’s Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, within the Clark School of Engineering, will host the 2013 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Expo on Saturday, April 6. This free event, open to students in grades 3-12 and their parents, will provide hands-on projects, interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities in: engineering, forensic science, robotics, software programming, environmental science and more.

Sessions will focus on college majors and careers in STEM. The workshops and demonstrations will be led by current STEM students, alumni, and professors. Participants have the chance to win prizes and meet with STEM professionals from local, state, government, and academic industries. The day will include a free lunch and entertainment. Over 700 students and parents are expected to participate.

This year, parents will engage in workshops that will inform them about:  (1) ways to support their student with school and non-school STEM programs, activities, and camps,  (2) the academic requirements needed for enrollment at the University of Maryland, and (3) the availability of employment in STEM related careers, particularly engineering, that business and industry leaders are counting on for the future workforce.

NASA Astronaut and UMD alumna Dr. Jeanette Epps (Ph.D., '00) will provide the keynote address during the opening program and will also spend time interacting with students.  Lunch will be provided by corporate sponsors L-3 Communications, the Maryland Space Business Roundtable, Atkins, Pepsi, and Boeing. The closing session will include raffles and music by NASA scientist DJ Scientific. An informal reception will be held for high school students to meet members of the Black Engineers Society and the Society of Hispanic Engineering Professionals and learn about their experiences in the engineering program.

For more information, and to register for the event, visit: http://ter.ps/28t



March 25, 2013


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