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Media advisory: 'Expanding Your Horizons' conference at University of the Pacific Saturday

Carrie L Martin, martin59 [at] llnl.gov, 925-424-4715

WHOLawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 24th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference. See the website.

WHAT: The popular daylong conference introduces girls in grades 6-12 to a variety of challenging careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on workshops. Approximately 500 girls representing 140 schools in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and 200 volunteers are expected to attend the conference. See the schedule.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE: University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, California, 95211.

NOTE: Members of the media interested in covering this event should contact Carrie Martin at  (925) 724-9312.