Judges needed for EPICS High Olympiad MAKERS of Change Challenge in October

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021 in Customize your experience, Outreach | 0 comments

The Fulton Schools EPICS High program and Southwest Human Development (SWHD) are joining forces to deliver the MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge. The experience engages high school students to advance their STEM knowledge and learn important lessons about the practical application of assistive technology solutions to support young children with disabilities. On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, students were presented with an assistive technology challenge based on the needs of a real SWHD client.

With 99 teams competing, we are in need of 45 judges to help review proposed solutions.

Sign up to be a judge


Time commitment:

  • Attend one of two virtual judging orientation sessions: Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 8 a.m. OR 7 p.m.
  • Review and score up to eight 5-minute video project submissions on your own time during the weekend of Saturday, October 23, 2021–Sunday, October 24, 2021.
  • Judges may be asked to attend follow-up meetings during the week of October 25, 2021, to help determine finalists.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Velez at jennifer.velez@asu.edu.

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Attend the Fall Fulton Diversity Difference SafeZONE event, September 22

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Diversity Difference, Events | 0 comments


We are proud to continue offering workshops as part of Fulton Diversity Difference, funded by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII). This series aims to showcase our diverse community and to support learning through workshops and experiences.

SafeZONE back by popular demand and is an interactive educational experience designed to increase the overall campus community’s understanding and awareness of issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual/allied and other marginalized students. Join the Fulton Schools in partnership with SafeZONE as we explore ways to support our STEM and LGBTQIA+ Sun Devils!

SafeZONE student workshop
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
2–4 p.m.
Register to attend

Please contact Christina Hernandez at cqhernandez@asu.edu or Kae Sawyer at kae.sawyer@asu.edu from the Fulton Schools Academic and Student Affairs to learn more about this series or for workshop recommendations.

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Join SoDA for a day in the life with Walmart, September 14

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Events, Organizations and Teams | 0 comments

Join SoDA this week and learn about what it’s like to work at Walmart straight from their engineers! This will be a hybrid in-person and Zoom event, with food provided at the in-person event

A Day in the Life with Walmart
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
7 p.m.
College Avenue Commons (CAVC) 351, Tempe campus [map] and on Zoom

Learn more about the Software Developers Association, known as SoDA, a Fulton Schools student organization.

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Join the SolarSPELL team this fall as a web developer

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Internships | 0 comments

SolarSPELL is seeking a web developer intern to help create modules for SolarSPELL digital library. The web developer will also utilize a variety of markup languages to develop and modify web pages for our library modules. They will be working closely with SolarSPELL’s software development team to work on several projects as assigned. We are looking for someone who is passionate about using their technical skills to change lives!

SolarSPELL is an offline, digital library initiative at Arizona State University that provides localized educational information and the training to build 21st-century skills in offline environments that may lack electricity, internet connectivity, and/or traditional libraries. We work with in-field partners, like the Peace Corps and the UN Refugee Agency, to build local capacities and ensure long-term, sustainable impact. Users connect to the SolarSPELL offline, digital library over Wi-Fi, using any Wi-Fi-enabled device (smartphones, tablets, laptops) to freely, and safely, surf thousands of resources that are carefully curated and continually improved to meet local information needs.

View the requirements and apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to Courtney Finkbeiner at courtney.finkbeiner@asu.edu. All documents should be in PDF format and follow the naming style of [LastName_FirstName_DesiredPosition]

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Attend The Gear Box grand opening on September 20

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Customize your experience, Events, Resources | 0 comments

Gear Box Fall 2021

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Are you an engineering student? Do you like making things but you’re not sure where to start?

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering will be opening The Gear Box on Monday, September 20, 2021!

Stop by during our grand opening to tour our new space and see how we can help. The Gear Box is located in on the Tempe campus at Engineering Center F (ECF) 103 next to the 3D printing lab and hosts a large variety of materials for you to check out and use for personal or academic projects. 

Those who stop by on Monday, September 20, 2021, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (The Gear Box’s Fall 2021 hours) will get to choose something from our box of tech to take home! We hope to see you there!

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