Posted on April 25th, 2015 by Jaimie Schock
Scholarships that target students interested in engineering provide an excellent way to help pay for the rising costs of higher education. Since engineering scholarships are plentiful and come from a variety of sources, such as corporations, non-profits, foundations, institutions, and governmental bodies, future engineers have a host of opportunities available to them.
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Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by Mary Lord
Who says TV rots your brain? Not these Olin College of Engineering freshmen, whose #Hashtag Glove was inspired by a Jimmy Fallon late-night comedy skit.
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Posted on December 21st, 2014 by Mary Lord
Ruth Tie was born and raised in Southeast Asia, where professionals such as doctors and engineers are in high demand. Here’s why she decided to study electrical engineering at the University of British Columbia in Canada.
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Posted on June 27th, 2014 by Mary Lord
Having to hurry home at sunset because his family’s farm lacked electricity inspired Ahmed Almansour to study electrical engineering. Read the University of British Columbia student’s story.
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Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Mary Lord
Special Feature by Guy Wilkins
Hate playing scales or doing fitness drills? In the not-so-distant future, the hours of repetitive practice necessary to learn a musical instrument, new sport, or dance may be a relic of the past. Lara Boyd, a researcher at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, believes a promising new technology called magnetic brain stimulation could cut the practice time required to learn a new motor skill.
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Tags: Lara Boyd, learning, magnetic brain stimulation, motor skill, thinking cap, transcranial brain stimulation, University of British Columbia