Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 24 brought more than 100 8- to 12-year-old children to the University so they could see what their parents do on the job. It was the first such event to include boys and was deemed a great success.
Kim Coleman (right), administrative assistant in environmental engineering, shows her computer to her 11-year-old daughter Casey (middle) and Kameryn Truman, 9, daughter of Katina Truman, director of admissions and marketing for University College in Arts & Sciences.
(From left) Tommy Watkins, 9, son of Tommy Watkins, technical assistant at Olin Library; August Isom-Jenks, 9, son of Paige Isom, assistant to Stuart I. Greenbaum, Ph.D., dean of the Olin School of Business; and Charlie Katzman, 11, son of Hilary Skirboll, administrator in University College, work on “marshmallow structures” in the Lopata Hall Gallery.
Michael Nobs, graduate research assistant in civil engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and his son Benjamin, 6, work in Givens Hall to build a structure of sticks and rubber bands to see how much weight it can hold.