Attend the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering Speaker Series, September 5 and 19

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019 in Customize your experience, Events, Opportunities, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Join us for our first speaker events of the Fall 2019 semester!

In partnership with the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN), the Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites you to an engaging speaker series, focusing on the fourteen Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century.

Esteemed speakers from across the nation will come to ASU to share their expertise in their field, discuss the grand challenges our world faces and answer probing questions on what can be done.

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Global Futures Laboratory Event and Opportunity: Falling Walls Lab

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019 in Events, Opportunities, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Friday, October 4, 2019, ASU will be hosting a Falling Walls Lab forum that will connect into the Falling Walls Conference held in Berlin, Germany.Man receiving red card from robot arm

 Falling Walls Lab

The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers and feeds into the Conference component. Labs are hosted at academic institutions and participants get the opportunity to present their research work, business model or initiative to peers, a high-caliber jury made up of experts from academia and business and the general public – in three minutes each. The winner from the lab will be given the opportunity to present their work in front of a distinguished jury at the conference in November.

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Volunteer with Community Outreach and Advocacy for Refugees (COAR)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Community Outreach and Advocacy for Refugees (COAR) is a student organization that focuses on helping and supporting refugees in the area. Twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday 3:30–4:30 p.m.) the group meets to tutor refugee elementary school students at Crockett Elementary School.COAR logo

Often times these children fall behind and need extra help, and so we work with the teachers of Crockett to provide personalized tutoring for them! If you are interested in joining please fill out the application or would like more information please email us at asucoar@gmail.com.

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Attend an intro to Python workshop by ASU Research Computing, August 26

Posted by on Aug 20, 2019 in Events, Participation, Research, Resources, Students | 0 comments

circuit boardScientific computing has become more prevalent in research over the past decade. This workshop, hosted by ASU Research Computing, aims to help students, staff and faculty members learn the basics of programming in Python. 

Intro to Python
Monday, August 26, 2019
2–3 p.m and 3–4 p.m.
Biodesign AL (BDA) 10-14, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend — make sure you’re logged in to My ASU to access the registration

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Volunteer for the 2019 Young Engineers Shape the World Kickoff Conference! September 14

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Opportunities, Outreach, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Are you passionate about education and increasing the diversity of the engineering field? Volunteer for a program that encourages high school students to build their identity as future engineers at the 2019 Young Engineers Shape the World Kickoff Conference!

YESW is an engineering exploration program for high school students who are female, first generation or have financial need. We provide opportunities for students to participate in hands-on activities, interact with ASU engineering students, tour the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and practice networking skills with industry professionals and engineering faculty.

Sign up today to volunteer!

Young Engineers Shape the World Kickoff Conference
Saturday, September 14, 2019
10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Bateman Physical Sciences Center F (PSF) 166 [mapand Engineering Center G (ECG), Tempe campus [map]

Lunch is provided.

If you have any questions or would like to be added to our volunteer mailing list to be notified of future volunteer opportunities, please contact engineeringoutreach@asu.edu.

We appreciate your support!

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Join SEDS-ASU: Rocketry Division, first meeting is on August 27

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Customize your experience, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Participation, Students | 0 comments

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SEDS-ASU: Rocketry Division is a chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) focused on hands-on rocketry projects. We participate in two competitions per year and also give some members the opportunity to get a level 1 rocketry certification. Please join us for our first meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

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Request Sparky for your next event!

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Events, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Participation, Spirit and Traditions | 0 comments

Did you know Sparky might be available to appear at your Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering event?

Sparky loves to socialize, although he doesn’t speak, and he is always ready to have his picture taken with fans. Of course, he has a busy schedule, so be sure to submit your request at least two weeks prior to your event.

Fill out Sparky’s appearance request form.

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Interested in data research? Get connected with projects and training

Posted by on Aug 13, 2019 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Are you interested in collaborating on research and/or building your data research skills? Then we want to hear from you!

Tell us about your interests, goals and level of experience so that we can better match you with opportunities in data science.

Based in Hayden Library, the Unit for Data Science and Analytics is launching its Open Lab for the 2019-20 academic year. A weekly event, Open Lab welcomes students of all disciplines and skill levels to engage in data science research and training, collaborate on projects and learn more.

We have ongoing and available projects that engage machine learning, data visualization, text and data mining, network analysis and more.

One of our main goals is to cohort students and set them up with project experience that they can use in their academic and professional careers. All disciplines and skill levels are welcome.

Take the survey

Questions? Need more information? Contact Michael Simeone at michael.simeone@asu.edu.

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Pursuing a career in academia? Enroll in Preparing Future Faculty and Scholars (PFx)

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Customize your experience, Graduate Students, Participation |

If you want to increase your chances for landing a rewarding position post graduation, sign up for Preparing Future Faculty and Scholars (PFx) today!

PFx is an interdisciplinary professional development course for doctoral and MFA students as well as postdocs who are interested in learning more about career opportunities in academia, industry, government or the not-for-profit sector.

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