Christine Hailey

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Associate Dean
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Christine Hailey is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering at Utah State University.
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Utah State University (USU)
08/15/2010

The Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) outreach programs are partnerships between K-12 schools and higher education that for over forty years introduce science, mathematics and engineering to students traditionally underrepresented in the discipline. This project examines the influences MESA activities (field trips, guest lecturers, design competitions, hands-on activities and student career and academic advisement) have on students' perception of engineering, their self-efficacy and interest in engineering, and their subsequent decisions to pursue careers in engineering.