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MTSU hosts event for girls interested in science and math

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Randy Weiler
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MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle and high school girls interested in math and science are eligible to participate in a conference at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

According to the school, the Expanding Your Horizons conference will give girls the opportunity to investigate math and science careers, talk with women in those careers, attend workshops and meet other girls who are interested in science and math.

Up to 275 middle school girls and up to 75 high school girls can participate in the Sept. 26 conference. Registration closes on Aug. 25, or when the conference reaches capacity.

The cost to register is $18, but scholarship assistance is available.

More information is available at http://www.mtsu.edu/wistem/eyh/ .