Governor's Institutes of Vermont celebrates 25 years of offering educational opportunities for high school students
Release Date: 06-10-2008
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont (GIV) is celebrating its 25th year offering high school students extensive one- to two-week educational experiences that allow them to explore many exciting fields and a variety of topics including:
- Arts, June 22 - July 6, 2008: Dance, choreography, music, performance, composition, painting, drawing, graphics, sculpture, writing, and theater. [ more ]
- Asian Cultures, June 22 - 28, 2008: Chinese and Japanese cultures, customs and issues, with introductions to other Asian cultures. [ more ]
- Current Issues & Youth Activism, June 25 - July 6, 2008: Issues explored include livable wages, child labor, HIV/AIDS, terrorism, Iraq, immigration, poverty, school quality, human trafficking, landmines, separation of church and state, gender, and civil liberties. [ more ]
- Engineering, June 28 - July 5, 2008: Civil, electrical, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, biomass fuel alternatives, wind energy, and robotics. [ more ]
- Information Technology, June 21 - 29, 2008: Web strategy and design, Photoshop, electronic game design, digital video, HTML, and object-oriented programming. [ more ]
- Mathematics, June 22 - 27, 2008: Mathematics, probability, statistics, fair division and fair apportionment, and problem solving in geometry and enumeration. [ more ]
- Science & Technology, June 29 - July 6, 2008: Soils, geology, botany, landscape analysis, hydrology, and water chemistry. [ more ]
The GIV will celebrate its 25th year during the Arts Institute on June 28 in the Fine Arts Center at Castleton State College from 4 to 7 pm.
For more information on each of the Institutes, click the links above.