These UW-Platteville Women in Engineering, Math, and Science Program sponsored event introduce young women to the exciting and world-changing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Throughout the weekend, participants will have to opportunity to work in teams on hands-on projects, have fun, and learn about how a career in a STEM profession helps our society. The participants will be interacting with each other, college students, and professionals all while participating in exciting and challenging projects related to STEM. The weekend sessions will also include presentations from professionals and student organizations on campus and other activities. The full weekend events will be held on the UW-Platteville campus, with the participants staying in the Cooper Living and Learning Center at the UW-Platteville Farm.
Reaching for the Sky is designed for young women in 11th and 12th grade and will be held November 30-December 2, 2012.
Dreaming of the Sky is designed for young women in 7th and 8th grade and will be held March 15-17, 2013. Please note that this is a date change - this is the correct date.
Exploring the Sky is designed for young women in 9th and 10th grade and will be held April 26-28, 2013.