News Article/Event Archives From January 2015

Watch the Latest ALERT 101 January 30, 2015

ALERT is proud to present the third installment of ALERT 101. This chapter’s topic focuses on Methods of Chemical Characterization and Mitigation, and is part 1 of a 2 part series.

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Michael B. Silevitch and Simon Pitts awarded 2015 Gordon Prize January 9, 2015

ALERT Center Director, Michael B. Silevitch and Gordon Engineering Leadership Director, Simon Pitts have been awarded the 2015 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Engineering Education by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). This distinction is awarded to the directors “for developing an innovative method to provide graduate engineers with the necessary personal skills to become effective engineering leaders.”

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2014 REU Program: One student’s experience as a researcher and woman in the sciences January 9, 2015

Every summer, ALERT selects science or engineering undergraduate students to participate in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. ALERT staffer, Teri Incampo, sat down with 2014 REU student Amanda Figueroa-Navedo to discuss her experience as an REU.

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