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Cultivating a new generation of whiz kids

May 19, 2016

Toronto Star| May. 18, 2016

U of T teams up with tech giants like Google to throw an event designed to entice grade school stu­dents into the so-called STEM fields of sci­ence, tech­nol­o­gy, engi­neer­ing and math.“A lot of our out­reach pro­grams are meant to show stu­dents who might not see them­selves in STEM fields how excit­ing it can be — whether it’s girls, abo­rig­i­nal stu­dents, Por­tuguese youth,” not­ed Dawn Brit­ton, direc­tor of engi­neer­ing out­reach for U of T and cre­ator of this first “Inno­vate U” fair for ele­men­tary stu­dents across the Toron­to Dis­trict School Board. Read more.