NEENAH, Wis. (WBAY) — It’s all about girls in the Fox Valley, where the third annual “Smart Girls Rock” event works to inspire young woman about the STEM, “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math,” fields.
“Rather than just making them sit down and take a look at our video wall, or not interact with our models, I think it’s been a really cool experience getting them up,” says Melissa Schulteis, a virtual construction specialist at Miron Construction.
The company held the event Thursday that takes small groups of female students across a handful of stations, giving them a hands-on feel for what STEM careers could be like.
The stations include things like welding, virtual construction and crime scene investigation.
“It’s really rewarding to see them progress and reach the goals that they’ve set for themselves,” says Lt. Kelly Gady of the Appleton Police Department.
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WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) — Students from more than a dozen high schools are learning about jobs in law enforcement and emergency medical response from the professionals themselves.
Blue Ridge Community College partnered with the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy to invite local authorities and first response teams to talk with a group of teens about a wide range of subjects — including crime scene investigation, cyber security, forensics and the correctional system.
One of the top goals of the program is to get students thinking about a possible career before graduation.
A focus on law enforcement is particularly relevant, amid reports of unfilled positions at Virginia police stations.
Andrew McNally, the director of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy, says there’s been a drop in the pool of applicants for law enforcement positions.
“It’s kind of harder to find people who want to go into law enforcement,” he said, “with
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A shocking scene greets first responders: A professor dead, face up on the floor of an auditorium at a South Jersey university, a pool of blood seeped onto the floor.
Clues – or are they simply random trash and debris? – fill the auditorium.
Among the material: drinking straws, a mirror, footprints, an earring, a DVD. Are they evidence? Or just trash?
And wait, what’s way up here? Feet from a balcony exit door high up in the auditorium, another victim – a teaching assistant – is face down, an ooze of pooled blood beneath her head.
Among the many clues are two shell casings, obviously from a small-caliber gun.
One is near
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