I like to think that engineers make good leaders. We have abilities in quantitative reasoning; in decision making, even when information is incomplete or ambiguous; and breaking down complex problems into manageable pieces. These broad skills can prove useful at every level of an organization, making engineers a natural fit to hold leadership positions. I’m [Continue Reading…]
Learn more about engineering international opportunities and other cultures around the world. Network with engineering international exchange students and ISU engineering students who have or are interested in studying abroad. 7:00 PM in 114 Marston Hall
Dates: Thursday, November 3, 2011 – Saturday, November 5, 2011 NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson (MS ’83 aerospace engineering) will visit campus in early November for several major events. Anderson will present a public lecture at 5 p.m. in Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall, on Nov. 3, followed by a reception in the Howe Hall Atrium. [Continue Reading…]
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 9 AM to 4 PM Location: Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall IPRT’s Center for Nondestructive Evaluation is remembering Dr. R. Bruce Thompson with a symposium. Thompson, who passed away March 7, 2011, was CNDE director, a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Iowa State, and member of the [Continue Reading…]
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 5 – 7pm Location: Howe Atrium Society of Women Engineers (SWE) would like to personally invite you to a night of SWEet Treats. A time for members of engineering diversity organizations to socialize with ISU College of Engineering faculty. The goal of this event is to strengthen the relationship between faculty [Continue Reading…]
Join the Virtual Reality Application Center (VRAC) for an afternoon of the creepy and crawly. The frights will be real and virtual. Come see some of your favorite characters. VRAC halloween style. Bring your family and friends!!! Ages: 5 and up Dates: October 23, 29, and 30 Time: 1-4 p.m. Place: 1117 Black Engineering, Iowa State University VRAC Haunted [Continue Reading…]
Brief Presentation followed by Q&A with Lt. General Patrick J. O’Reilly, Director, Missile Defense Agency Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall 11 AM – 12 PM Lieutenant General Patrick J. O’Reilly is the Director for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, DC. In this capacity, he oversees MDA’s worldwide mission to [Continue Reading…]
Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union Andrew Revkin covered global environmental issues for the New York Times for fifteen years and continues to write for their Dot Earth blog. His reports have ranged from Hurricane Katrina and the Asian tsunami to the assault on the Amazon and the troubled [Continue Reading…]
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Time: 10am to 2pm Location: 114 Marston Sweet Reads n’ Treats: College of Engineering Book/Bake Sale CoE will be selling a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, cookies, bars, pies, and other freshly baked goods. All proceeds will go to the United Way of Story County.
Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: 114 Marston Hall Want to spend a semester or summer abroad? Come to the Brazil study abroad information session and learn about the semester exchange program and the study abroad trip. There will also be free pizza and pop!