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The Center for Bright Beams, A National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center

Expanding Your Horizons

The Center for Bright Beams is an annual sponsor of Expanding Your Horizons at Cornell University.

The 2023 Expanding Your Horizons event at Cornell University provided 28 workshops for 237 middle-school students with the goal of encouraging them to pursue STEM fields. 10% were from groups underrepresented in STEM.

Middle school students attended EYH 2023

2023 EYH student evaluations noted.

"It brought me interest in a type of science I didn't know about before."

"It has taught me that there is a lot more to science than I thought. I learned about a lot more topics that I never knew about."

"My favorite part of the conference was learning about the people and how they got to where they are."  

Map showing EYH 2023 Participants by ZIP Code