Tag: engineering

Labs at the Edge of the Final Frontier

Associate Director of Marketing and Recruitment, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

"All the world's a lab to the inquiring mind." read more

Lost and Found: 100 Brains at The University of Texas at Austin

Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

There was a small scramble this week to figure out the whereabouts of 100 brains at the University of Texas at Austin . . . just 100 brains. NBD. read more

Thinking About a STEM Major? Your Financial Future Looks Bright


There are lots of great reasons to major in a STEM subject, but in case you need another one, it turns out graduates with STEM degrees go on to earn a pretty penny. read more

Where the Boys Are: Why Are Women Leaving Engineering?

Writer, Senior Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Nearly two-fifths of the women who earn engineering degrees either leave the field or never enter it at all. What's driving them away, and what can be done to keep them? read more

Harvard and MIT Students Claim They've Created an "NSA-Proof" E-mail Service

Writer, Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

A team a students who've studied at Harvard and MIT recently developed an e-mail system so secure that even the U.S. government may not be able to crack it. read more

Want a Great Job? Build a Great Technical Portfolio

Author, How to Crush College

Looking for ways to stand out in college and in the job market? MIT grad Erik Fogg has some great advice to help you build an attention-grabbing portfolio. read more

Science in the Liberal Arts

Associate Professor, Advisor, Physics Department Chair, Manhattan College

Think you can't pursue your scientific ambitions at a liberal arts college? Think again. read more

New Technology Means New Jobs

Freelance Writer

No one really knows what will the future bring. But as human knowledge continues to expand at an amazing rate, all kinds of new career paths are emerging. read more

Types of Engineering Breakdown

Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Maybe you've heard a little bit about the field of engineering and think it might be the right path for you. First, rock on. Second, it's important to realize that "engineering" is just the tip of the iceberg . . . read more

The Future of Women in STEM May Begin in the Toy Aisle

Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Women are underrepresented in STEM fields, but one Stanford graduate is working to effect change and shatter stereotypes before they have time to take hold. read more