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High school students can explore futures on STEM Career Day

October 1, 2013

The applied learning philosophy at University of Wisconsin-Stout will be front and center during STEM Career Day Friday, Nov. 1.

High school students, grades nine through 12, can experience what it might be like to major in programs such as construction, computer engineering, packaging or apparel design and development.

STEM Career Day 2012Students will be able to design a computer game, clone a plant, design a window security system or manufacture aluminum or plastic parts, along with many other activities.

The annual College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics event will feature lab sessions to let students try two potential career fields. The options are:

- Apparel design and development
- Applied math and computer science
- Applied science
- Computer engineering
- Construction
- Engineering technology
- Environmental science
- Game design and development
- Graphic communications management
- Information technology management
- Manufacturing engineering
- Packaging
- Plastics engineering

After an opening activity at 9:30 a.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center, the first lab tour and activity will be from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. The second lab will be from 12:15-1:45 p.m.


The cost is $15 a student. They must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone, who may attend at no charge.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 23, or whenever the program is full.

For more information, call the STEM college at 715-232-5263 or click here. Registration forms are available online.

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