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FCAHS to Host Free STEM Symposium

Fox Chapel Area High School will host a free STEM Symposium on February 25, 2020.  

The symposium is a unique STEM conference, run for and by high school students, that will focus on the rapidly growing fields of bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, and computational biology.

The symposium will introduce students of all interests and skill levels to the applications of computer science through leading researcher and entrepreneurial guest speakers. Students will also learn about research and internship opportunities.  

The symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and is coordinated by the STEM Outreach Club, founded by Fox Chapel Area High School junior Amulya Garimella.  

The symposium is being co-sponsored by the Carnegie Mellon University Computational Biology Department, the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, and Argo AI.

Financial aid is available for any school district that needs to cover substitute teacher and transportation costs.

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