WVII covers Expanding Your Horizons

WVII (Channel 7) reported more than 400 middle school girls took part in Expanding Your Horizons at the University of Maine. The event, which has been hosted by UMaine for more than a decade, facilitates connections between middle school girls and professional women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to provide accessible role models and to generate interest in STEM careers through high-quality, hands-on activities. More than 20 middle schools were represented at this year’s conference, the report states.