Hands-on fun

Above, Andrew Wagganer, 10, son of Scott Wagganer, facility and service coordinator in the Office of Residential Life, gets pointers from Mimi Locher, visiting assistant professor in the School of Architecture, in the “Sticks and Stones” program, part of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” April 22. Below, Megan Laverdure, 10, daughter of Mike Laverdure, a mechanic in facilities, gets her fingerprints taken by Detective Bob Marbs of the Washington University Police Department in the “Be Safe” program, hosted by the WUPD. The University had 110 children participate in this year’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, an annual, national event. Children had several options for spending their day in various discussions or programs. Included on the agenda were discussions led by the Campus Y; The Career Center; the departments of Physics and Earth and Planetary Sciences, both in Arts & Sciences; and the Department of Civil Engineering.

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