STEM: BYU CHIP CAMP

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BYU Chip Camp is a summer day camp for students who have completed 7th or 8th grade. The camp takes place on the BYU campus and is supervised by electrical engineering professors and undergraduate students who are employed as summer research assistants. Read more

STEM SUMMER PROGRAM STUDENTS VISIT HILL

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WSU PREP participants listen as Staff Sgt. Matthew Muse, an explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to the 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, describes a robot designed to interrogate potential explosive threats during a July 17 visit to Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Read more

5 WAYS TO ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN IN STEM

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Women graduate with about 50 percent of STEM bachelor’s degrees in the United States. However, those numbers drop when you look at workforce participation in those fields; and they plummet for minority women who make up fewer than 10 percent of engineering and scientist positions. Read more

DXATC STUDENT BECOMES NATIONAL CHAMPION AT SKILLS USA COMPETITION

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Thomas (Ike) Urquhart of the Dixie Applied Technology College (DXATC) finished in first place in the secondary division of CNC milling competition. Ike took home the gold medal while competed against 31 other state champions at the National Skills USA Competition last week in Kentucky. Read more