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Last modified: Thursday, May 10, 2007

IU informatics summer camp

A cure for the summertime blues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2007

BLOOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A select group of high school students will be given a hands-on opportunity to explore the ever-evolving world of information technology at the Indiana University School of Informatics Summer Camp 2007.

The school is accepting applications for this year's camp, June 10-15, to be held at the IU Bloomington campus. The program is designed to give high school juniors and seniors the chance to interact with School of Informatics faculty and staff and learn about the latest trends in IT.

Informatics Summer Camp

Students at last summer's IU Informatics Summer Camp

Students will work side-by-side with faculty and learn skills such as 2-D animation, Web design, human-computer interaction, data mining, virtual reality, and chemical and data model visualization. Participants also will demonstrate the skills they have learned at a fair on the last day of camp.

Informatics is an evolving field that studies and explains the impact of information technology and develops new uses for it in areas such as health, sciences, the arts, education, business and industry.

Camp admissions will be limited to 35 to ensure participants receive well-rounded instruction. Scholarships are available to qualified applicants.

Admission criteria, applications and other information regarding Informatics Summer Camp 2007 can be found at http://www.informatics.indiana.edu/summercamp/. Or contact Beth Terrell at (812) 856-1114.

To view images of students involved in camp activities in 2006 go to www.informatics.indiana.edu/photos/summercamp_06.asp.