Undergraduate Announcements

National Engineers Week

February 20th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

The College of Engineering and ENG GOV are excited to celebrate National Engineers Week which kicks off today!!

Check out the attached flyer for information on all the events or visit this link.

There are tons of great events over the next two weeks, hosted by some awesome clubs! As you will see from the attached flyer, this year’s event has a Parks & Rec Monopoly theme. Woohoo!

Collect “properties” for attending each event, and enter them in a raffle at ENGGOV Trivia on Friday, March 2nd, to WIN AN APPLE WATCH. See you there!

Please contact ENG GOV with any questions at enggov@bu.edu

National Society of Black Engineers

February 20th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

NSBE will be having a networking event this Thursday, February 22 in the GSU Backcourt from 7-9pm. Representatives from PTC, Formlabs, Poly6, and Teach for America will be in attendance. Bring your resume, prepare your elevator pitches, and wear business casual / professional attire. There will be free food.

Engineering Student Government E-Board Positions

February 12th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

Attention Prospective ENG GOV members!

Engineering Student Government will be holding elections for E-Board positions at the end of the month. Packets can be picked up in the Undergraduate Programs Office (44 Cummington Mall, ERB 107).

Executive Board (Slate of 4 undergrad students)
Packets Due: Monday February 26
Submitted to Undergraduate Programs Office (ERB 107 by 2pm)

Election: Wednesday February 28 to Friday March 2
Speeches are due the same day as packets. Please email them to enggov@bu.edu by 2pm.

Please contact ENG GOV with any questions, enggov@bu.edu

Lasker Essay Contest

February 12th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

The Lasker Foundation has launched its 2018 Essay Contest! This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in discussions about the big questions in biology and medicine today, and the role of biomedical research in our society. The contest aims to build skills in communicating important medical and scientific issues to broader audiences.

The Foundation seeks essays of 800 words or less on the following topic:

How can social media help build trust in science and the research enterprise?

The deadline for submitting essays is Friday, March 30, 2018. For more information, including eligibility and prizes, and to learn about previous winners, please visit the Lasker Essay Contest website.

National Engineers Week

February 5th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

E-Week is only one week away! With 19 club meetings in the horizon, make sure to check out all of the times, dates, and organizations hosting events on Facebook @BUEngGov. The Parks & Rec monopoly board on our page guides you through the events as well! Use it to win the apple watch!

Summer Research Opportunities for ENG Students

January 18th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

Interested in staying in Boston and doing research with an ENG faculty member this summer? Consider applying for STARS or the Distinguished Summer Research Fellowship programs. Applications for both programs are due online by February 26th. You can learn more about the program requirements below and watch videos from previous summer participants.

Learn more about the STARS program here.

Learn more about the Distinguished Summer Research Fellowship program here.

Tinker Training and Workshop Dates

January 18th, 2018in Ugrad Announcements

The spring Tinker training and workshop schedules are now posted online. Come learn about Solidworks, Raspberry Pi, Creo, soldering, electric vehicles, 3D printing, and more!