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Media Advisory - Expanding Your Horizons conference

March 10, 2005

What: Expanding Your Horizons Conference focusing on science, math, and technology careers for girls

When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2005 

Where: Public Affairs Center, lower level, University of Illinois at Springfield

Details: More than 300 girls in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades will attend the conference featuring 20 interactive workshops on topics ranging from webpage design to engineering, veterinary medicine, speech pathology, computer gaming, video production, archaeology, and forensic science. 

Sponsors: American Association of University Women (Springfield Branch); UIS; and The Children’s Center, Memorial Behavioral Health Group 

 

 

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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