For release: June 15, 2012
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EYH contact: Dr. Judith Iriarte-Gross, 615-904-8253 or Judith.Iriarte-Gross@mtsu.edu
Registration begins for Sept. 22 girls’ MTSU EYH conference
MURFREESBORO — Registration is open for girls to attend the 2012 MTSU Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics conference. The 16th annual event will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, on campus.
Up to 300 girls from the fifth through eighth grades and up to 75 high-school girls are welcome to attend the event, said Dr. Judith Iriarte-Gross, EYH director and chemistry professor. The conference runs from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
EYH, a hands-on math and science event, helps girls investigate math and science careers, Iriarte-Gross said, adding that it gives them opportunities to talk with women in science and attend this type of conference with other girls.
Registration fee is $15. Iriarte-Gross said scholarships are available. Sessions for parents and teachers also will be held. To register online, go to http://www.mtsu.edu/wistem.
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