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Learning strong leadership through positivity

September 25, 2014

Dane L. Parker spoke on the benefits of being a positive leader in today's society. During his lecture he explained out that one of the most powerful leadership principles is to see what is right in others. 

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Electric Blue at the Salt Flats

BYU electric car breaks 200 mph barrier to set new land speed record

September 18, 2014

An electric car built by BYU engineering students has set a new land speed record, beating the previous time by almost 50 mph. The vehicle, Electric Blue, has been consistently modified and upgraded over the past ten years and has put BYU into the land speed record books on multiple occasions. 

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Get prepared! STEM Fair prep workshop for students Sept. 24

September 13, 2014

All students in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines are invited to attend the Career Fair Prep Workshop Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in 3220 WSC.  You'll learn valuable tips from professionals about career fairs, networking, interviewing and using social media in the job search process. Get mentored by representatives from Microsoft, Exxon IT, US Synthetic, Qualtrics and more, just in time for the Fall STEM Career Fair the next day. 

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BYU's ASCE student chapter named most outstanding worldwide

September 3, 2014

The BYU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has won the highly coveted Robert Ridgway Student Chapter Award. This award recognizes the single most outstanding student chapter of ASCE, and is judged on the caliber of activities and involvement in a given chapter.

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Jim Trent, new associate dean

Jim Trent named new assistant dean of the Ira A. Fulton College

September 2, 2014

Jim Trent, external relations manager for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the assistant dean of the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.  He is replacing David K. Anthony, who is retiring after more than 23 years of dedicated service to the university.   

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Grant Schultz & Plaque

Civil engineering professor’s dedication to education earns him high honors

August 27, 2014

Grant Schultz, professor of civil engineering, is the recipient of the Institute of Transportation Engineers Wilbur S. Smith Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of transportation education. Schultz is partly receiving this award for his method of applying real-world situations to his classroom. 

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Larry Howell with machine design award

BYU professor receives highest societal honors from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

August 26, 2014

Larry Howell, professor of mechanical engineering, has recently received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Machine Design Award, one of the highest honors that the society can bestow upon its members. This award reflects Howell's hard work and research in the world of compliant mechanisms, a relatively new type of mechanical engineering that is rapidly working its way into modern technology. 

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2014 Annual University Awards

BYU faculty and staff honored at 2014 Annual University Conference

August 26, 2014

President Kevin J Worthen welcomed BYU faculty and staff members back to campus and presented the annual awards during his Annual University Conference address Tuesday, Aug. 26.  Four employees from the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology were honored.

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Steven Benzley

Steven Benzley tells graduates to sweat the small stuff

August 21, 2014

Dr. Steven Benzley, BYU alumnus and retired professor of civil and environmental engineering in the Ira A. Fulton College, spoke to graduates at the most recent convocation ceremony. His remarks focused on how success in any career comes from consistency in small and simple tasks, and that through small things great things may come to pass. 

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Students participate in Chip Camp

Chip Camp shows the excitement of engineering

August 14, 2014

BYU has just hosted its first ever engineering day-camp for 7th and 8th grade students. Chip Camp, sponsored by the Micron Foundation, is focused on giving young students a fun hands-on experience to demonstrate that science and technology can be both exciting and interesting.

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