Release Date: July 17, 2019
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Programming a robot. Designing a new video game.
Those are just two of the immersive, hands-on experiences a 13 local high school girls will encounter this week at the University at Buffalo during a three-day computer science and engineering camp.
News media are invited to check out the camp. Here are the details.
What: CSExplore Camp, a three-day camp to introduce high school girls to the fundamentals of computing, from the hardware of circuits to the logic of writing software.
Who: Local high school girls, UB faculty and staff.
Where: The camp will be centered at 114 Bonner Hall, UB North Campus, with occasional trips to nearby on-campus research labs.
When: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Why: Women are one of a number of historically underrepresented groups in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Programs such as CSExplore are working boost diversity in these fields.
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