Volume 1 - Edition 7
December 10, 2004
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a
national organization with a network of 21 chapters from coast to
coast. EWB is involved with projects in Africa, South and
Southeast Asia, with a focus on sustainable development in the
Members of Western's EWB chapter have
already started to apply for overseas placements. Jason Teixeira, a first-year Mechanical
Engineering Masters student, has been selected for a four month placement starting
May 2005. Jason's specific location will be announced shortly.
Western's EWB chapter will be representing
Western Engineering in a series of workshops
entitled "Food for Thought" at local high schools. The workshops focus on how
a country's resources
and infrastructure influence sustainable food production. The first
workshop of the series was well-received from students at Central Secondary School.
The group hopes to continue their success as
they travel from school to school.
All students, faculty and staff
are encouraged to participate with EWB. If you are interested in getting involved,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
stop by the EWB office in SEB
1001C. Stay tuned for upcoming events.
Click here to read about the EWB's latest