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College of Engineering, Computing, Technology, and Mathematics

girls at EYH

Expanding Your Horizons


This year's event was a resounding success! We want to thank everyone who particated in any way! Without financial support, workshop leaders, and volunteers we could not hold this event. 

To see pictures of the fun that day, click here.

EYH 2022 | Saturday, November 5, 2022

Involving girls, Expanding your Horizons (EYH) in Math and Science is an all-day Saturday conference for students in 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. The conference consists of hands-on workshops in a variety of subjects led by professionals working in the sciences. Concurrent workshops are offered for parents, teachers, and counselors to assist them in guiding students in career choices.

Come on your own or as part of a group.

EYH Flyer

Past Workshops

Information Letter

Letter for Teacher's/Parents

Photo Consent Form


Four Goals of EYH

  • Increase the interest of young persons in math and science through positive, hands-on experiences
  • Foster awareness of career opportunities in math and science related careers
  • Provide young people with opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are active in math and science related careers
  • Involve young people in positive experiences in math and science

Please note, SIU is committed to gender inclusivity. As such, this event is open to all persons, including boys.

This Years Sponsors

We want to thank the following for their generous support, without which this event would not be possible.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale:
College of Engineering, Computing, Technology & Mathematics
Office of Vice Chancellor for Research
Library Affairs WSIU
School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
School of Medicine
College of Health & Human Services
National Security Agency

Past Events:

2020 - 2021: Due to COVID-19 EYH was not held in the Fall of 2020 or 2021

2019 | Saturday, October 19

Listen to the live WSIU Interview with Jennifer Fuller and Dr. Kathy Pericak-Spector about Expanding Your Horizons 2017!

EYH Flyer-2019

EYH Videos

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For more information: eyhmath@siu.edu