Slideshow: UAA Summer Engineering Academies

by Jess  |   

The 2019 Summer Engineering Academies are keeping campus abuzz with activity as elementary, middle and high school students get hands on with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). With UAA faculty teaching courses like "LEGO Robotics" and "Structure Destruction," students are learning important concepts while quite literally having a blast.

View a photo slideshow of the UAA Summer Engineering Academies.

UAA Summer Engineering Academy students build wood bridges to be tested to failure during the Structure Destruction Academy in UAA's Engineering and Industry Building. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

  • The impact of the UAA Summer Engineering Academies is growing. In 2018, the number of applications for the academies more than doubled.
  • Thanks to BP's sponsorship, the UAA Summer Engineering Academies are able to offer families affordable tuition.
  • UAA's Summer Engineering Academies work to be inclusive and reach groups that are underrepresented in the field of engineering.
  • What do parents have to say? 98% of parents would recommend this program to a friend.
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