Engineering Hosts Math, Science, Engineering Day for Girls April 21

Friday, April 3, 2009

University of Iowa News Release

The University of Iowa College of Engineering will host "Go! Girls STEM Exploration Day" for girls in grades 5, 6 and 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Designed to interest girls in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the event will begin with an 8:30 a.m. check-in and 9 a.m. welcome before conducting explorations of various fields of study.

The event is co-sponsored by the UI College of Engineering, Iowa Math and Science Education Partnership, Grant Wood Area Education Agency and Kirkwood Community College.

For more information contact Rebecca Whitaker, UI College of Engineering, 319-335-5706 or rebecca-whitaker@uiowa.edu.