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UH Society of Women Engineers Hosts High Schoolers

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Laurie Fickman
Launch into Engineering is a launch into fun for high schoolers
Launch into Engineering is a launch into fun for high schoolers

Approximately 120 Houston high school students blasted onto the UH campus to launch into engineering! The 5th annual “Launch into Engineering” is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) outreach event to attract college-bound students to the STEM fields.

UH engineering organizations offered different activities of interest to students and the high schoolers were able to do some hands-on work and speak to engineers and Cullen College students about the types of engineering disciplines and career opportunities available to engineers.

The event, sponsored by the UH Society of Women Engineers, provided, fun, food, facts and fervor for STEM. Find featured photos here.

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