News Releases

April 23, 2013
For Immediate Release

For additional information: 
Jennifer Kirby
Communications and Marketing

Telephone: 360-992-2219

Science in Action

Middle and high school students and their parents are invited
to a special event at Clark College on Saturday, April 27

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Middle and high school students have a chance to explore their interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at a special event at Clark College this Saturday.

STEM icon“Science in Action” will feature hands-on activities involving everything from biology to rocket design, each led by a Clark College instructor or STEM expert. The goal is to engage students who are interested in STEM-related fields. The event is sponsored by the Clark College N.E.R.D. (Not Even Remotely Dorky) Girls Club, which is dedicated to promoting interest in STEM among women and girls.

The event will be held at Clark College’s main campus on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Driving directions and parking maps are available at

The event is free, but you must register before attending the event. To register, send an email to  Information is available at the Clark website at Lunch will be provided. Parents are also encouraged to attend.

Following an opening session in Clark’s Gaiser Student Center, interactive activities will be held in Joan Stout Hall and Anna Pechanic Hall. Afterward, participants will return to the Gaiser Student Center to hear from keynote speakers Karina Wagner and Julianne Heinzinger, engineers at global safety-testing company UL.