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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

July 24, 2014
Rebecca Teasley | Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering | 218-726-6433 |
Lori C. Melton | External Affairs | 218-726-8830 |

Girls are Learning the Ropes, Building the Boats

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Middle school student with soldering iron.
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.
19 middle school girls will talk about their building process as their boats hit the water. UMD students and professors are lending a hand.
Thursday, July 24 from 1 – 4 p.m. (Best photo opportunity is 2 p.m.)
The Civil High Bay in the Swenson Civil Engineering Building at UMD, 1405 University Drive

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