[Air-L] nerd culture and new media

Steve Cavrak Steve.Cavrak at uvm.edu
Tue Jun 17 07:10:23 PDT 2008

A post on the Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus has an interesting
'Nerd Girl' Group at Tufts U. Seeks to Challenge Stereotypes of Engineering
June 16, 2008

The latest issue of Newsweek features an article about?and plenty of  
glossy pictures of??Nerd Girls,? a student group at Tufts University.  
They group is working on building a solar car that they plan to drive  
around the country visiting schools and encouraging girls to pursue  
engineering?and making a documentary about their adventures. ?They?re  
?Beauty and the Geek? all in one package!? says their Web site.  
?Jeffrey R. Young

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