Engineering Now .: Volume 2 - Edition 8 .: February 28, 2006

First-Year Engineering Students Tackle Global Issues

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First-year engineering students showcase their four-person space conscious shelter for Angola.

First-year students in the Faculty of Engineering are providing solutions to the challenges of a developing world as part of the ES050-Engineering Design and Innovation Studio. (more)

The Engineering students will present their final design solutions, in the form of prototypes and posters, at the ES050 Design Showcase on April 10, 2006 in the Great Hall. Members of the university community, as well as the public at large, are cordially invited to participate in this event. This is a great to meet the engineers of tomorrow to discuss the role of design innovation in society.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • WETT places second in Canada
    Determined to surpass their accomplishments from last year, the Western Engineering Toboggan Team (WETT) took second place in Montreal at the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race. (more)

  • Mini Baja car can 'talk' to you
    The Faculty of Engineering's Mini Baja competition project is once again motoring along, this year implementing something revolutionary in the design. (more)

  • Western engineering students to volunteer overseas
    Sarah Takaki and Ricky Patel, members of Western's Engineers Without Borders, plan to work with professional engineers in different countries for four months after the charitable organization recently awarded them voluntary positions. (more)

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  • Three Little Pigs Update - London Free Press article

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  • Western Engineering templates and the WE logo are now available online

  • Volunteers needed for March Break Open House

  • JUMPing into London Schools - volunteers needed

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    Past Events

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    Upcoming Events

  • Particle Technology Research Western first sponsored seminar
    Friday, March 3 .: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm .: TEB 434

  • National and Business Technology Conference (NBTC)
    March 3 - 5, 2006 .: Downtown Toronto .: $90

  • Attention graduating students - Last chance for Beta photos
    Photos must be taken before Saturday, March 4

  • Iron Ring Fitting
    March 6 - 17 .: Cost $15 - After March 17 .: Cost $30

  • March Monthly Engineering Get-Together
    Tuesday, March 7 .: 2:30 pm .: Financial Services, SEB 14

  • City of London Design Competition
    Tuesday, March 7 .: 7:00 pm .: SEB 1200

  • Services for Students with Disabilities - Academic accommodation for April exams deadline
    Deadline: Friday, March 17

  • One-Day Program Offered to Enhance Student’s Professional Presence
    Saturday, March 18 .: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm .: 3315 Somerville House .: $80.00 plus gst

  • Knocking Down Silos: Lunch & Learn and Power Mixer
    Wednesday, March 22 .: 11:30 am .: Best Western Lamplighter Inn .: $10 students .: $25 members .: $50 non-members

  • WIE Year End Dinner
    Wednesday, March 22 .: Hilton Hotel

  • Iron Ring Wine and Cheese: Hosted by the UES
    Friday, March 31 .: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm .: Location TBD

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    Upcoming Deadlines

  • UES Election time is here
    Nominations for all elected positions open March 13 -17
    Elected Positions Campaigning period is March 20-23
    Voting for Elected Positions is on March 24

  • Spring 2006 Graduation - online application
    Apply online until March 15, 2006

  • Call for Nominations - Alumni Awards of Merit

    Deadline for nominations: Friday, March 31
    Homecoming Weekend: September 29, 2006

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    .:Allison Stevenson
    Spencer Engineering Building, Room 2074
    Telephone: (519) 850-2917 Fax: (519) 661-3808