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#041-16 U.S. Naval Academy Hosts Girls Only STEM Workshop

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:21 PM by

NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS: This event is a great opportunity for journalists, photographers and videographers to obtain imagery and interviews during STEM workshops. Media representatives who wish to attend workshops from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. should call USNA media relations at 410-293-2292 by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Naval Academy’s Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program will conduct a “Girls Only STEM Workshop” for middle school-age girls Saturday, Oct. 15, in Rickover Hall at the Naval Academy.

The day-long workshop includes hands-on activities in robotics, chemistry, coastal engineering, sports medicine, applied math, physics and more. Students will participate in a career forum with female role models from the civilian and military communities, and will also participate in an engineering design challenge during the afternoon.

More Info:

  • Fifteen female faculty members and 40 midshipmen will facilitate the event.
  • Over 240 middle school-age girls from around the region will participate.
  • The program is free for all participants.
  • Parents of participants are also able to attend morning lectures and discussions led by Naval Academy faculty on topics such as nutrition, preparing for college, and the importance of a STEM education.
  • This event is sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the Naval Academy Foundation, and the Northrop Grumman Foundation.

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