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March is National Women's History Month, and the 2013 theme is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination. The theme recognizes the outstanding contributions American women have made over the years in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
UAS honors women in science during March 032013 NEWS 1 Capital City Weekly March is National Women's History Month, and the 2013 theme is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination. The theme recognizes the outstanding contributions American women have made over the years in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Story last updated at 3/20/2013 - 11:51 am

UAS honors women in science during March

March is National Women's History Month, and the 2013 theme is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination. The theme recognizes the outstanding contributions American women have made over the years in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus honors the women's past contributions through programs such as Pacific Pathways, which gives Alaska women and girls an opportunity to start their own careers in science and technology. Women and girls can participate in job shadowing, mentoring and research with female scientists, teachers and researchers.

UAS Sitka Campus offers a core of general education and open-entry science and humanities classes that allow students to pursue their education while exploring the rich marine and rain forest environments of Southeast Alaska.

For more information about UAS Sitka Campus science programs and how women and girls can participate, contact Jan Straley at 747-7779 or jan.straley@uas.alaska.edu, or contact Kitty LaBounty at 747-9432 or kitty.labounty@uas.alaska.edu.


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