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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( March 20, 1997)
SDSM& T TO HOST 3RD ANNUAL WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CONFERENCE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 22
The 3rd Annual Women in Science and Engineering Conference, “ Women Succeeding in Today’s Technology,” will be held this Saturday, March 22, from 9: 00 a. m. to 3: 00 p. m. on the SDSM& T campus. All area female students in the 9th- 12th grades are invited to attend. The conference is co- sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers ( SWE) and Women in Science and Engineering ( WISE).
The conference will introduce young women to science and engineering and the careers available in those fields. Participants will receive hands- on experience in SDSM& T campus labs with SWE members, SDSM& T students and professors. Tours will be offered of labs with emphasis in the areas of Civil/ Environmental Engineering; Computer Engineering/ Computer Science; Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering; Geology/ Geological Engineering; Math, Physics and Electrical Engineering; Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering; and Metallurgical/ Mining Engineering. Young women attending the conference also will have an opportunity for discussions with local professional women and SDSM& T faculty members during lunch at the multi- cultural expo, which is also being held on the SDSM& T campus this Saturday.
Advanced registration is advisable but not required. There is a $ 10 fee to cover the cost of lunch and an information package. Registration on Saturday is from 9: 00 - 9: 30 a. m. in Room 204, Classroom Building. The morning session of labs and tours will run from 9: 30 - 11: 00 a. m. Lunch will be from 11: 00 a. m. to 1: 00 p. m. in the East/ West Bump Lounge of the Surbeck Center. The afternoon session of labs and tours will run from 1: 00 - 3: 00 p. m.
For more information, contact Angela Dux, SWE President, at 341- 5176 or Julie Clapero, SWE Vice- President, at 394- 2881.
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