UC Program Promotes Science Careers To Young Girls

The students were younger looking than usual on UC's campus March 8 as 60 sixth-grade girls shared in hands-on demonstrations as part of the Showcase of UC Women Scientists. The event was yet another chapter in an outreach program with Columbia Elementary in Kings Mills and St. Teresa School in Price Hill. Organizer

Margaret Hanson

, UC assistant professor of physics and member of the American Association of University Women, says the goal is to build the number of women entering the science profession by reaching out to girls at this critical age, when they're still exploring their interests. Moms were invited along, too, to reinforce the message.

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