NMU Engineering Technology Professor Robert Marlor and students Jim Hilbrecht, John Grassmyer, Steve Giles, and Aaron Toth attended the November 1 , 2012 YES Expo at Ford Field in Detroit. More than 15,000 middle- and high-school students from throughout Michigan attended this event. They were able to view exhibits from 40 corporation and organizations. In its mission to educate youth about science, engineering and technology-based careers, the YES! Expo provided an entire stadium full of hands-on exhibits—and a massive group of young students eager to participate and learn. A total of 26 Michigan colleges and universities were represented at this event.