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Photo Senior Projects on Display!

Visitors are invited to view the senior design project demonstrations and presentations of graduating engineering seniors on Friday, May 1. The demos -- which will take place in various engineering buildings across campus, including the Student Union Ballroom -- represent the culmination of the students' undergraduate educational experience.
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Photo Alumna Sharon Nunes Named to 2009 WITI Hall of Fame

UConn engineering alumna Dr. Sharon Nunes has been named one of four female leaders to be inducted into the 2009 WITI (Women in Technology International) Hall of Fame. The honor highlights the role of women in advancing vital scientific and technological innovations and encourages young girls and women to become more technologically literate.
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Photo Students Design & Demo Go-Kart for Disabled Youth

A team of graduating seniors in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program has designed and developed a novel recreational go-kart for a 10-year-old boy afflicted with cerebral palsy. The students developed the new design for their senior design challenge, which is the culminating course for all engineering seniors.
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Photo UConn Steel Bridge Team Headed to National Competition

The UConn Steel Bridge team will compete in the 2009 National Student Steel Bridge Competition in Las Vegas in late May. On April 4th, the team scored third place in the Northeast Regional Steel Bridge Competition, hosted by the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.
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Photo Claire Weiss Wins SMART Scholarship

Claire Weiss, a doctoral student in Materials Science & Engineering, has won a coveted scholarship under the Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program.
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Photo Five Engineering Faculty Elected to CASE

Five engineering faculty members have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE). They will be inducted during the CASE annual meeting, to take place May 20th at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks.
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Mark Your Calendar!
Connecticut Invention Convention

Come to Storrs on Saturday, May 2 and be inspired! Gampel Pavilion will serve as the stage for 675 Connecticut school children vying for honors in the 26th Connecticut Invention Convention.

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Come to Reunion Weekend!

Don't miss out on the opportunity to reconnect with your college friends, tour the UConn campus and have fun! The University will host alumni from across the years on Friday and Saturday, June 5-6, 2009.

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Give Us A Piece of Your Mind!

Graduating seniors, as well as graduating M.S. and Ph.D. students, are asked to complete one of two surveys that will help us gauge the learning environment we provide our students, gain insight into the job market, and help us understand the support networks that enriched your college experience.

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