Women in Engineering Exploratorium for 9th - 10th Grade Girls
A new event held this year in conjunction with the 25th annual Engineering Design EXPO and in partnership with the U of I Society of Women Engineers (SWE). The Exploratorium is an event designed for 9th and 10th grade girls who are interested in engineering but want to better understand engineering through hands-on activities and experience with the disciplines, students, actual female alumni who are engineers and U of I Engineering programs.
April 26: Early Check-In and Engineering Expo Dean’s Reception
|3 - 4:30 p.m.||Check-in at Hotel||Idaho Inn Hotel|
|4:30 - 4:45 p.m.||Walk to the Pitman Center||Idaho Inn Hotel|
|5 - 5:30 p.m.||Meet with Sanjay Mehrotra (CEO of Micron)||Borah Theater|
|5:30 - 7 p.m.||Engineering Expo: Dean’s Reception
Heavy hors d'oeuvres served
|Vandal Ballroom (Pitman Center)|
|7:30 p.m.||Walk back to the Idaho Inn Hotel||Pitman Center to the Idaho Inn Hotel|
April 27: Women in Engineering Exploratorium
|7 - 7:30 a.m.||Idaho Inn Hotel Check-out||Idaho Inn Hotel|
|7:30 - 8 a.m.||Check-in to event||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|8 - 8:30 a.m.||Introduction to WIEE, Engineering, and Grand Challenge Scholars Program||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|8:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Engineering Discipline Exploration Presentation & Poster Presentations||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|9:30 - 9:45 a.m.||Engineering Expo and Scavenger Hunt Intro||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|9:55 - 10:05 a.m.||Walk to Engineering Expo||Pitman Center|
|10:05 - Noon||Engineering Expo and Scavenger Hunt||Pitman Center|
|Noon - 12:20 p.m.||Walk back to the Idaho Commons||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|12:20 - 1:20 p.m.||Professional Engineers Panel and Lunch||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
|1:30 - 3:05 p.m.||Lecture Series||Idaho Commons|
|3:10 - 3:30 p.m.||Wrap-Up and Raffle||Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms|
Participation in the Women in Engineering Exploratorium is free for all 9th and 10th grade students. Overnight accommodations and meals will be provided at no cost.
The University of Idaho College of Engineering will provide a needs-based travel scholarship to defer costs to travel to Moscow to participant in the Women in Engineering Exploratorium. Please check "apply for travel scholarship" below if applicable.