U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) continued her “2014 HBCU STEM Tour” Jan. 27 with a visit to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES).

Edwards met with University President Juliette B. Bell, and toured UMES’s Solar Energy Facility, Child and Family Development Center, and Flight Simulation Lab.

As a senior member of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, Edwards is visiting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to tour their facilities and gain additional insight on how best to engage women and minorities in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.