March 11, 2019

STEM Day returns to Wayne State University March 12

WHAT:

Wayne State University is hosting its third annual STEM Day, which is expected to bring 2,000 middle school students and teachers to campus. The free half-day program — featuring sixth- through ninth-grade students — is designed to bring the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life through hands-on interactive sessions, including:

  • Fire tornados
  • Coding
  • Casting broken bones
  • Planetarium shows
  • Liquid nitrogen ice cream
  • Walking on water

WHEN:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 12

Itinerary Detail

9 a.m. – Check-in and optional campus tours begin

10 a.m. – Activity I begins

10:45 a.m. – Break; walk to next session

11:05 a.m. – Activity II begins

12 p.m. – Lunch

12:45 p.m. – Optional campus tour

WHERE:

Locations throughout Wayne State’s Midtown Detroit campus, including the new Mike Ilitch School of Business, and the Microsoft Technology Center.

MORE INFO:

For a full description of STEM sessions and activities, and other important event information, visit stemday.wayne.edu

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

Excellent video and photo opportunities will be available throughout the event. Faculty STEM experts and event organizers also will be on hand to offer comments.

*Media representatives planning to cover STEM Day should contact Ted Montgomery, tedmontgomery@wayne.edu, 313-577-5699, or Tom Reynolds, treynolds@wayne.edu, 313-577-8093.