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Technically Speaking is held by the Society of Women Engineers and promotes interest in STEM fields to high school students, introducing them to the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. High school girls and their parents are invited to participate in this all day event.
The All-State workshop will involve group master classes on audition repertoire with UMD Music Department Faculty and area high-school students. Parents and music directors are invited to attend.
The University of Minnesota Crookston offers two consecutive four week ESL sessions in 2016. These sessions help develop English communication and academic skills, with emphasis on university-level classroom communication. Summer sessions also introduce students to American teaching methods, culture, and techniques in order to build ability and confidence just in time for the start of fall classes!
The Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is a professional outpatient clinic that serves community members in need of speech-language-hearing services. The clinic also services as a teaching facility for students entering the field of speech-language pathology. Clients receive services from student interns under the supervision of faculty who are certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Upward Bound Vision Quest is a college access program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by the University of Minnesota Duluth. It is designed to meet the academic and motivational needs of students who are potentially the first generation of their family to receive a bachelor's degree and who meet the program's income guidelines. Upward Bound Vision Quest serves students during the school year and during the summer. The school year program provides students with academic advisors in their school to help support them in their journey to postsecondary education. The summer program is a six week program where students live on campus in a dorm and attend classes throughout the day. Students are expected to maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, complete a rigorous course of study and enter postsecondary education by the fall following high school graduation.
The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive cancer center. The NCI awards this highest-level designation only to institutions that make ongoing, significant advances in cancer research, treatment, and education.

MCC Principle Investigators (approximately 20 faculty from academic departments throughout the Academic Health Center) will occasionally provide high school students with a venue to learn and experience lab/field based research on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. Interns will acquire theoretical knowledge in research and scientific experimentation and other scholarly investigations; gain hands-on experience with an experienced faculty mentor in basic biomedical, translational, clinical and or community based research; and attend meetings, seminars and workshops on topics related to their research interests. Unpaid intern opportunities arise informally and availability varies by PI.
The Confucius Institute Satellite Office located on the Crookston campus provides a weekly after school program to area schools. During this program, students will receive Chinese language instruction and learn about Chinese culture.
1-4pm library rotunda
October 15th & 16th, 2016
Join the Swenson College of Science and Engineering for an interactive, hands-on fabrication laboratory to explore and learn about the history of engineering. Find the answers to questions: What was on the minds of innovators 400 years ago? How have engineering concepts advanced since the Elizabethan Era? What is the difference between a catapult and a trebuchet? Students representing the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, The Society of Women Engineers and The Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration will over investigations into these questions and more.
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Students and faculty of SCSE will lead STEM lessons led during both in class and after school environments where teachers, and elementary school staff will be supervising the activity. These STEM lesson will take place at Lowell, Laura MacArthur, Raleigh Edison, Myers-Wilkins and Piedmont elementary schools.
UMD will participate in an event for 6th grade Iron Range students at the Hibbing Memorial Center. SCSE will bring hands-on activities for students to participate in.
UMD is the hosting venue for the region-wide FIRST Robotics season kick-off meeting. Students will watch a short program and then will be receiving their robot part packs.
TRIO Upward Bound (TRIO UB) is an academic and college preparatory program funded by the US Department of Education. The purpose of TRIO UB is to develop the skills and motivation necessary for students to successfully complete high school and to enter and succeed in college. While there are hundreds of TRIO Upward Bound programs across the nation, this specific program is housed at University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). We are currently funded to serve 118 Minneapolis 9-12th graders from Edison Sr. High School, North Senior Academy, Patrick Henry High School, and South High School. TRIO UB at the University of Minnesota has served Minneapolis high school youth and families since 1966.

TRIO UB Services At a Glance

TRIO UB provides intensive, year-round academic services and enrichment activities to prepare students holistically for success in college.

Academic Year - Program Services (October – May):

Tutoring intervention services Monday – Thursday
Four non-credit academic courses by grade
Student & parent educational workshops and meetings
Leadership and cultural capital skill building activities
College access and readiness advising
In-school advocacy
Local college and university tours
Summer Program Services (June - August)

Five weeks of non-credit academic instruction for rising 10-12th graders.
Three weeks of a residential living experience at University of Minnesota residence halls
Six weeks UB “Bridge” for graduated high school participants who will start college in the fall. View the 2016 Bridge cohort retrospective video.
Leadership and cultural capital skill building activities
STEP UP Explore - Explore summer employment program
Annual regional college tour
Wilderness and leadership camping excursion
Several educational opportunities available for children and students of all ages. Includes renewable energy tours, horticulture classes, farm tours, and workshops.
4-H is the largest youth development program in the country. Minnesota 4-H Youth Development, a part of the University of Minnesota, offers a range of short and long term educational programs that meet the needs of young people from kindergarten through one year past high school. All youth participating in any program offered by Minnesota 4-H Youth Development are considered 4-H members.
4-H members participate in clubs, special-interest programs, after-school programs, school enrichment: youth-teaching-youth, camping, interstate exchange programs, team-based challenges, on-line learning, mentoring and showcase experiences including the county/state fair. As an outcome of participation, 4-H members are expected to be better prepared to learn and lead in a global society.

Through participation in team based challenges, youth develop critical thinking, innovation, problem-solving, decision making and team-building skills while having fun. 4-H members may choose to participate in the animal judging contests, consumer decision-making judging contest, engineering design challenge, project bowl, and/or science of agriculture challenge.
A one-day program for MN Middle School students with a hearing loss to come to the UMN-TC campus, socialize with each other, meet college students and staff with hearing loss, and learn about leadership and self-advocacy skills.
Business Day at UMD is an event intended to introduce high school students to the world of business education. Students will learn about business majors and careers after graduation. They will participate in interactive games and activities.
The University of Minnesota Kids Who Stutter (UMKWS) camp has been in existence since 2009. One of the main goals of camp is to allow children who stutter to meet one another. Camp is held in mid-June, immediately after Metro Area school districts have completed their academic year. In the mornings, we offer a half-day program for children who are entering 3rd to 5th grades. In the afternoons of the same week, we offer a half-day program for children who are entering 6th to 8th grades. Through the week, kids participate in small and large group sessions, as well as field trips around campus.

See website for additional information.
Are you interested in learning about science, engineering, and transportation in an interactive, hands-on environment? Do you want to explore careers and education opportunities related to transportation? Then the National Summer Transportation Institute may be for you!

This free two-week summer day camp at the University of Minnesota will introduce you to the many aspects of the transportation field. You’ll go on field trips around the Twin Cities, participate in hands-on lab activities, and learn from experts about what it’s like to work in transportation.

At this camp, you will:

-Learn how different parts of the transportation system work together to keep you (and the things you buy) moving in cars, trucks, planes, and boats in Minnesota and beyond

-Take a spin in a driving simulator and learn how it’s used to make our roads safer

-Design and build a model bridge

-Go behind the scenes on exciting field trips around the Twin Cities to places like an airport, transit facility, and maintenance facility

-Tour the University of Minnesota campus and get a feel for college life

More information and application instructions available at
The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences offers Teens Who Stutter (TWST), a group for teenagers who stutter. Linda Hinderscheit, a speech‐language pathologist with over 30 years of clinical experience, oversees these programs. We have three facilitators, who are all young adults who stutter: Joel Korte, a graduate of our Master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology; Josh Anderson, a speech-language pathologist in the St. Paul Public Schools, and Taylor Owens, a female business professional who is very active in the local chapter of the National Stuttering Association. They are incredible role models for our kids.
Two sessions will be held at the Cloquet Forestry Center April 13th and 17th. Registration starts at 8:00am and the event ends at 3:00pm. 1st-6th grade students are invited, 3-5yr olds with an adult chaperone. All involved sign OGC approved waivers ogc-sc212-1 and ogc-sc209. A maximum of 30 students/day are able to participate. Activities are subject to change due to weather or time constraints, anticipated outside activities incude: scavenger hunt, walk around the Cloquet Forestry Center, create natural boats and race them, lunch, transplanting shrubs. forestry/ wildlife presentations. Inside activities may include: Upcyled vase, first aid kits, parachute cord bracelets, forestry/wildlife presentation, constellations.
A "for students, by students" outreach event where College of Science and Engineering undergraduate students develop exhibits that are hosted in an open-house-style format for local middle school students. A science stage show (e.g. Raptor Center, Physics Force) is optional. Students attend this daytime field trip with their pre-registered school groups. Registration is available on the program webpage.
Week-long summer day camps for high school students that offer a hands-on introduction to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics opportunities. Students experience campus life, learn more about academic programs, and explore potential careers through activities such as: lab experiments, science and technology demonstrations, campus, residential life, and lab tours, as well as lectures and career panel discussions. Individual students apply for this competitive program. Application information is available on the program webpage.
Week-long summer day camp for high school girls that offers an introduction to mathematics as it’s applied to solve biological problems like designing radiation schedules in cancer treatment using mathematical models and predicting the dynamics of predator-prey populations in a national park. Students experience campus life, learn more about academic programs, and explore potential careers through activities such as: hands-on activities, science and technology demonstrations, group work, lectures, and campus, residential life, and lab tours. Individual students apply for this program. Application information is available on the program webpage.
Eureka! is a five-year summer and school year program for girls focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. Run as a partnership between the College of Science and Engineering and Girls, Inc at the YWCA of Minneapolis, the Eureka! program builds sisterhood with girls from all over the Twin Cities, exploring their dreams and career interests while supporting them through high school graduation and preparing them for the next step in their post-secondary education. Rising 8th grade girls apply for this program through Girls Inc. at the YWCA of Minneapolis.