In an Iowa State Daily editorial, computer engineering senior Rick Hanton talks about legislation presented to congress – the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) – that would allow governmental agencies to shut down sites that infringe on copyright laws, such as those with illegal copies of music available for download. After …Continue reading “Computer engineering senior discusses Internet restrictions”
Rick Hanton, senior in computer engineering, wrote an opinion piece for the Iowa State Daily that discusses the decline of professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. He says many graduates in STEM fields change roles from a more technical position to a more business related role. Hanton also notes several ways to …Continue reading “Hanton: Lack of STEM employees could hurt everyone”
Students at Iowa State quickly realize participating in the more than 700 student clubs and organizations at the university offers a chance to learn new things and meet new people. One engineering undergraduate is helping students across the globe gain similar experiences. Rick Hanton, senior in computer engineering, is the chair of the U.S. chapter …Continue reading “Hanton holds executive position in a national organization”
Rick Hanton, the chair of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) USA, was recently featured on the Planetary Society’s Planetary Radio. He discussed what organization does and how other students can join them. Hanton is a senior in ECpE.