Robocamp: Encouraging Young Women to Embrace STEM

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This paper describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting students to undergraduate computer science and engineering programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). Such recruitment of students is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.

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Akl, Robert G. & Keathly, David February 2009.

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The UNT College of Engineering promotes intellectual and scholarly pursuits in the areas of computer science and engineering, preparing innovative leaders in a variety of disciplines. The UNT College of Engineering encourages faculty and students to pursue interdisciplinary research among numerous subjects of study including databases, numerical analysis, game programming, and computer systems architecture.

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This paper describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting students to undergraduate computer science and engineering programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). Such recruitment of students is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.

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  • Fourth Annual Texas Engineering and Technical Consortium (TETC) Best Practices Conference, 2009, Austin, Texas, United States

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This presentation discusses Robocamp, a special summer camp that was created by the University of North Texas (UNT) Computer Science and Engineering department. Robocamp successfully promotes engineering among high school women.

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Akl, Robert G. & Keathly, David. Robocamp: Encouraging Young Women to Embrace STEM, paper, February 2009; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30849/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.