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July 24, 2014
Rebecca Teasley | Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering | 218-726-6433 | rteasley@d.umn.edu
Lori C. Melton | External Affairs | 218-726-8830 | lmelton@d.umn.edu


Girls are Learning the Ropes, Building the Boats

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Middle school student with soldering iron.
What:
Demonstration and testing of Styrofoam boats built by girls at E-Fun Tech Camp, an introduction to engineering. The boat building is a weeklong process that blends civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering concepts.
Who:
19 middle school girls will talk about their building process as their boats hit the water. UMD students and professors are lending a hand.
When:
Thursday, July 24 from 1 – 4 p.m. (Best photo opportunity is 2 p.m.)
Where:
The Civil High Bay in the Swenson Civil Engineering Building at UMD, 1405 University Drive



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