WPI Celebrates National Engineers Week

This nationally recognized week, February 19-25, raises public awareness of engineers' indispensible contributions to all aspects of life.

February 19 - 25, 2012

WPI celebrates National Engineers Week annually with activities scheduled through the week. This nationally recognized celebration raises public awareness of engineers’ indispensible contributions to all aspects of life. Our events throughout the week include:

Engineering Advisory Council Meeting*

February 20, 2012
11:30am – 5pm
Odeum & Higgins House

The Engineering Advisory Council’s inaugural meeting will take place during National Engineers Week.  Comprised of leaders from across academia, industry and government, this thought-leadership council will help chart the course for WPI Engineering. 

*This event is not open to the public for registration.

Engineers Week Trivia

February 21, 2012
Goats Head Restaurant

Join our engineering students for some Engineers Week themed trivia at the Goats Head!  No registration is necessary, but please feel free to contact Mackenzie Massey  for more information.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

February 22, 2012
9am – 12pm
Riley Commons

Students, faculty and professional staff will host an event for girls in grades 2 – 4 to introduce them to the STEM fields through fun hands-on activities.  For more information, or to register for the event, please contact Audra Gaul .

Engineering Triathlon

February 24, 2012
11am - 2pm
Campus Center Odeum

The Engineering Student Advisory Council will host the first annual Engineering Triathlon: Battle of the Majors, for students to test their engineering chops.  All majors are welcome to enter to take on these challenges for a chance to win! See the Engineering Triathlon poster (PDF) for more information or email esac@wpi.edu to register (four people per team).

Shaping Our World Photo Contest

Submissions due by Tuesday, February 14.
View the submissions in the Campus Center from February 20 – 24. Judging will occur and winners will be announced the following week.

Please contact Karla Cinquanta for more information.

February 9, 2012

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