E-Week: Celebrating the engineering community

A tradition that began in 1965, Engineers Week (E-Week) is a staple event within the College of Engineering, continuing to grow each year. E-Week is a student
organization that serves to celebrate the engineering field, the College of Engineering and its students, faculty, and staff. E-Week hopes to provide a way for students to build relationships with other students, faculty and alumni as well as network and increase professional development.

Erika Vaassen

Guest post: Creating positive change through engineering and leadership

“The willingness to show up changes us. It makes us a little braver each time.” – Brené Brown Before I even officially chose Iowa State, I was approached by a learning community called Women in Science and Engineering. After hearing more about the program on my campus visit, I quickly made my decision and then … Continue reading Guest post: Creating positive change through engineering and leadership

‘Rocket City Rednecks’ ringleader will launch ISU Engineers’ Week Sept. 20

Travis Taylor, official ringleader of the National Geographic Channel’s “Rocket City Rednecks,” will launch Iowa State University’s Engineers’ Week 2013 on Sept. 20 with his entertaining brand of rocket science. Taylor’s presentation, “A New American Space Plan,” will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center. It is free and … Continue reading ‘Rocket City Rednecks’ ringleader will launch ISU Engineers’ Week Sept. 20

E-Week emphasizes countless opportunities for engineers

Committees have been working hard since February to prepare for the College of Engineering’s annual Engineers’ Week (E-Week). The chosen theme “Engineers: Giving Imagination Direction” embraces the many opportunities for engineers and the various paths they take. Several new events will be happening at this year’s E-Week, including a Nail-Hammering Relay and other similar activities … Continue reading E-Week emphasizes countless opportunities for engineers