Thursday, March 31, 2011

STEM UP! Summer Program 2011 Accepting Applications

The University of Hartford STEM summer program - STEM UP! - will take place June 20-July 22.

The program is designed to promote diversity in STEM fields by encouraging women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to pursue careers in STEM. Students will experience five-weeks of STEM-immersion featuring exciting and relevant projects in science, engineering, and architecture. There will be weekly field trips to STEM-related industries and institutions, including the Connecticut Science Center.

The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and is offered at essentially zero cost to the student (a small registration fee of $25 will be charged to cover administrative costs). Click here to view a flyer. An application form can be downloaded from University of Hartford website at

For more information, contact Abby Ilumoka, STEM UP! director and professor of electrical and computer engineering, at or Ann Lankford, STEM UP! administrator and director of student services in architecture, at or 860.768.4339.


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