WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Wichita State University is scheduled to host a conference aimed at encouraging middle-school girls to consider careers in science disciplines.
The Wichita Eagle reports the Expanding Your Horizons conference is set for Nov. 2 at WSU. The university says in a release the conference is part of a national program that gives girls a chance to meet role models in science, technology, engineering and math.
Registration is limited to the first 100 participants and runs through Oct. 15. The registration fee is $12.
Workshops will include “Robot Basketball,” and “Pet Rescue 911.” Parents can attend sessions on financing college and ACT test prep.