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Technovations club adds two new teams

Technovations club adds two new teams

Maria Perez-Barriga

January 17, 2019

Technovations this year has two more additional teams than last year, which means more apps will be developed, according to adviser Mark Miller. According to Miller, Technovations had its first meeting Jan. 9, and 15 girls attended. “Two (girls) have contacted me that they couldn’t make it,...

Math program encourages girls in STEM

Math program encourages girls in STEM

Marta Hill

November 1, 2018

Since eighth grade, I've been in the nationally recognized University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP). UMTYMP encourages girls to continue in STEM fields, and I have been inspired by my instructors to pursue math. The math part of UMTYMP is challenging and has taught me skills like f...

Astronaut speaks at Carleton

Astronaut speaks at Carleton

Marta Hill

October 31, 2018

After hearing Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to space, speak, sophomore Bella Steward said the most empowering aspect of the program was how applicable Jemison's message is to her own life. “My favorite part was when (Jemison) spoke. She is really inspirational, and as a woman of color, it was...

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