University's GROW program sponsors 'All 4 Animal Health' on Nov. 9
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
MANHATTAN -- Eighty middle school-age girls will participate in "All 4 Animal Health" from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Kansas State University.
The event is sponsored by the university's GROW -- Girls Researching Our World -- program and the College of Veterinary Medicine. GROW is offered through the university's advancement of women and science in engineering office and introduces middle school girls to science, technology, engineering and mathematical fields.
Kansas State University faculty, staff and students will provide hands-on activities that show how to make animals' lives easier and healthier. Some of the activities include: Saving Lives With Math, which shows how pharmacists contribute to the lives of animals; Heart of the Matter, which allows students to explore the heart and circulatory system of different species; and Vet Med Careers, which explores the paths to careers in animal and public health.
For additional information, call Tawny Ochs at 785-532-6088, or visit the GROW website, http://www.k-state.edu/grow.