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Deadline to Register for ‘STEM Summer Institute: Underwater Robotics’ Camps is May 13

April 12, 2013


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The deadline to apply for the “STEM Summer Institute: Underwater Robotics” at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been extended to Monday, May 13.

The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences will hold two sessions of the week-long summer educational program:

Session 1: Sunday, June 9, through Saturday, June 15

Session 2: Sunday, July 7, through Saturday, July 13

 The residential camps will introduce high school students who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields to exciting oceanography research and engineering opportunities, in particular ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) operation, through lectures, exercises, hands on activities, design and rapid prototyping, field trips and project competitions with prizes totaling $5,000.

Participating students will spend one week on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi campus building knowledge in underwater robotics, interacting with other talented teens, and learning from experienced university professors.

 The camps are open to students ages 16-18. The cost is $500, which covers food, lodging, and instructional materials. A $35 non-refundable application fee must accompany your application. For more information, contact Korinne Caruso at 361.825.6025; or email Korinne.Caruso@tamucc.edu. To apply, go to http://entc.tamucc.edu/stemsi/.

The purpose of the University’s STEM camp is to provide high school students with the opportunity to live on campus and experience the Island University, and prepare the next generation of scientists for future careers and advanced degrees in STEM areas.

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