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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at UT

Registration is now open for the Women in Engineering Program's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.  Also called Girl Day, this free annual event will be held on the UT campus on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 2 - 5 p.m. 

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is an international event celebrated during Engineers Week each year. Students and their parents or educators are invited to UT for an afternoon of engineering fun. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day gives 2,000 1st - 8th grade girls the opportunity to explore the exciting possibilities of an engineering career through hands-on activities. 

Students will have a chance to:
  • have fun doing grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities
  • meet students, professors, and engineers 
  • see what it's like to be an engineer
Individual and group registration is available online. Spaces are limited for this FREE event. For additional details and to register, visit the Cockrell School of Engineering website.