Arizona Science Center Seeks Mentors for Girls in STEM Event Oct 26-27
As one of its many programs designed to address this imbalance, Arizona Science Center has inspired girls to embrace science, technology, engineering, and math through a targeted annual event, Girls in STEM.
Held on Friday and Saturday, October 27-28, approximately 150 girls in grades 4 to 8 collaborate with their peers to solve engineering-design problems and connect with women in STEM careers who enthusiastically mentor the young women. The goal of the event is to expose girls to interesting and engaging STEM-related activities and concepts that capture their curiosity and spark their interest in learning more.
Learn more about mentorship, registering for the event, and get full details here.
Embry-Riddle + ASU Receive National Accolades
Two Arizona universities are among the best of the best as each was named to top separate lists in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook.
The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus’ Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronomical Engineering Program is No. 1 in the nation. In the category of Best Undergraduate Engineering Program at schools that don’t offer a doctorate, Embry-Riddle Prescott is tied at No. 14 and is the No. 1 Arizona school in this category.
For the third year in a row, Arizona State University headed the list of most innovative schools in the nation, recognizing groundbreaking initiatives, partnerships, programs and research. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all three years that it has had the category.