About 70 girls wearing Girls Who Code T-shirts, along with Christine Cheng and student helpers

The College’s influence extends well beyond our campus. We are active members of our community and support the development of engineering interests in Wisconsin’s secondary schools.

Girls Who Code Club

For students in grades 5-12. To encourage interest by girls in computing and all of the opportunities it provides, UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science hosts a Girls Who Code Club during the academic year. The program is led by computer science faculty and female instructors are UWM computer science students.


UWM’s engineering summer camp for high school girls. Do you like to solve problems? Create things? Want to tackle some of the big issues facing the world? Could engineering be a field for you? Find out at EnQuest—offered only at UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science.

College for Kids & Teens

Enabling summer students of all ages to get a feel for STEM fields, the College of Engineering & Applied Science leads select, hands-on sessions. UWM’s College for Kids & Teens offers summer courses on a wide variety of topics. 

NAF Future Ready Scholars

Summer camp including hands on design, engineering and construction skills for rising MPS (Milwaukee Public Schools) rising junior and seniors.