EYH Las Cruces

EYH Las Cruces

January 23, 2016

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

New Mexico State University Science Hall, University Park Las Cruces, NM 88003

Phone number:
(575) 646-1901

About the conference

Online registration has closed. Walk-in registrations will be welcome on Saturday morning, but most workshops are full!

Ready to have an incredible time doing experiments, using your imagination, and creating awesome projects? Then you belong with us and we want you to join in the amazing day of hands-on activities!!

Our ultimate goal is to motivate all young women to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges. Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Las Cruces is a conference for young women in grades 5 - 10. Young women will have a chance to connect with STEM role models and near-peers, and learn more about careers in computing, science, technology, engineering, and math!

Online registration opened on Monday, December 7, 2015, and closed on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm.

Join us! It's going to be a blast!

Find out more about the National Expanding Your Horizons Organization by going to the National EYH Website and watch a video of girls enjoying an EYH event.

Conference location

New Mexico State University Science Hall, University Park Las Cruces, NM 88003

Sample student workshops

Game Design with SNAP!
EV3 Robotics
DNA Discovery
Animal Science: Cows Contribute to Science
Algae Biofuels
Curious about Internal Anatomy?
Squids & Evolution
Build Like a Beaver! Dams.
Electrify Your World
Sustainable Engineering
Explore Architecture
Nutrition is a Science, too!
Pet Owners: Cats vs Dogs
Wildlife Biology
Technology of Computers

Time Title Leader
9:30 am Pet Owners: Dogs vs Cats Jennifer Kreie, Ph.D.
9:30 am Slime! Kendra Efird, Martha Mitchell
9:30 am EV3 Robotics Nicole Price and Marissa Carbajal
9:30 am littleBits Roshani Rajbanshi
9:30 am Recycle Up Catherine Brewer, Ph.D.
9:30 am Build like a Beaver! Dams Susi Bali
9:30 am Wildlife Biology Stephanie Bestelmeyer and Libby Grace

Sample adult workshops

Navigating College Admissions
Why So Few Women in STEM?

Time Title Leader
9:30 am Navigating College Admissions Kristi Salgado
11:00 am Why So Few Women in STEM? Rebecca Galves