STEM-U-LINK event to introduce students to professionals

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Richmond, Va. (WRIC) — An event at Virginia Union University will provide students with an opportunity to interact with professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

STEM-U-Link is open to middle and high school students and is aimed at increasing minority interest in STEM.

The free event will be January 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be in the Claude G. Perkins Living & Learning Center at Virginia Union University.

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