STEM http://kmuw.org en WSU Promotes Science Careers For Girls http://kmuw.org/post/wsu-promotes-science-careers-girls <p>Wichita State University is hosting a career conference emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for young women.<br /><br />The <a href="http://www.expandingyourhorizons.org/conferences/Wichita/page1.php">Expanding Your Horizons conference</a> for middle school girls is in its first year.<br /><br />The students can participate in workshops like &quot;Polymers, Polymers Everywhere!,&quot; &quot;Clean Air is Always in Fashion,&quot; and &quot;The Slime is ALIVE!&quot; The girls will also meet role models in science disciplines.<br /> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:04:41 +0000 Kate Clause 24604 at http://kmuw.org Robotics Competition Draws Hundreds, Encourages STEM Education http://kmuw.org/post/robotics-competition-draws-hundreds-encourages-stem-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of students met Saturday at Wichita State University for the </span>13th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual </span>Mindstorms<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Challenge, a Lego robotics competition. The challenge is designed to encourage students to study science, technology, engineering and math, while promoting teamwork.</span></p><p>The theme for the event was “The WuShock, an Unexpected Journey” with teams like The Bilbot Baggins of Andovershire.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:05:19 +0000 Milt Radford 13962 at http://kmuw.org Robotics Competition Draws Hundreds, Encourages STEM Education