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TWU offers math and science conference for middle school girls Feb. 16

1/15/08


DENTON — Texas Woman’s University continues its role as a leader in promoting math and science careers for women by presenting the “Expanding Your Horizons™ in Science and Mathematics” conference for middle school girls on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Young women in sixth, seventh and eighth grade are eligible to attend the biannual conference, which runs from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the TWU Denton campus. The registration fee is $10 per person and the event is open to the first 350 girls who apply. Registration is open through Saturday, Feb. 2, and scholarships for attendees are available. For more information, visit www.twu.edu/AS/college/expanding.htm or call (940) 367-6345.

Conference participants will meet female leaders in the fields of math and science and learn more about math and science careers and what education and skills are needed to succeed. Workshops will be offered on chemistry, zoology, entomology, engineering, nursing and other topics. Parents and teachers can also attend sessions on picking out courses, how to use a graphing calculator and how to apply for financial aid and scholarships.

The “Expanding Your Horizons™ in Science and Mathematics” conference is presented by the TWU College of Arts and Sciences, the American Association of University Women — Denton Branch, the Expanding Your Horizons™ Network and the Denton County Women’s Education Network, Inc.

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Media Contact:
Amanda Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu
 

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