BASE Camp poster session


Media Advisory

Image: Fairfield University flagsWhat: Final poster session for BASE Camp, a two-week, residential camp for Bridgeport high school girls interested in scientific research

Where: Bannow Science Center atrium, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, Connecticut

When: Friday, July 26, 2013 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Details: BASE Camp (Broadening Access to Science Education) is designed to engage female students in Bridgeport high schools in hands-on, research-based experiences in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics to inform and excite them about the process of science and future careers. The students live on campus for two weeks and work with faculty and undergraduates on their on-going research projects, presenting their work to fellow students, family and friends during the final poster session.

The camp, including meals and lodging, is free to students and sponsored by The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparity Populations, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Contact: Members of the media are invited to attend the poster session. Please contact Meredith Guinness, assistant director, Media Relations, at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950 for more information and to reserve your space.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on July 17, 2013

Vol. 46, No. 4