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Businesses, Engineering Schools Tap Overlooked Workforce: Women (Hartford Courant)

In this article for the Hartford Courant, reporter Stephen Singer looks at the efforts and programs UConn and others have designed to successfully increase the amount of female engineers in the workforce.

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New Program Immerses Teens in STEM Challenges

Girls from junior high through high school sit at the pool’s edge, some dangling their feet in the water, all focused intently on operating underwater robots using the remote controls in their hands.

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New SPARK Program Brings STEM Education to Young Women

The new program will focus on coding, robotics and 3D printing for middle and high school students.

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Kevin McLaughlin Wins Provost Award

Kevin McLaughlin received a 2014 Provost Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship

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BRIDGE Program to Celebrate 25 Years

The UConn School of Engineering is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the impactful BRIDGE Program with a special reception on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at UConn. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the South Reading Room of the University’s iconic gold-domed Wilbur Cross Building.

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GEM Membership Improves Graduate Diversity Recruiting

The School of Engineering has joined the national GEM Consortium, a 140-plus member organization that seeks to foster greater diversity among post-graduate educational and workplace populations within the so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. The GEM Consortium focuses specifically upon underrepresented groups, including African Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanic Americans at the master’s […]

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