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Newswise: Olin College Named to Top College Value Lists

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Olin College Named to Top College Value Lists

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

in College of Engineering has been designated a top 10 national “Best Buy” college by Fiske Guide to Colleges. The list covers 20 private and public colleges and universities nationwide that are noted for their academic offerings and affordable cost. Olin is one of only two New England colleges named in the list.

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29-Jul-2019 9:40 AM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College President Rick Miller Plans to Step Down

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Olin College President Rick Miller Plans to Step Down

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin’s longtime president and first employee, Richard K. Miller, is stepping down from his role on June 30, 2020, after 21 years leading the unique engineering college. A national search for his replacement is currently underway.

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11-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Professor Carrie Nugent Awarded Carl Sagan Medal

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Olin College Professor Carrie Nugent Awarded Carl Sagan Medal

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Carrie Nugent Ph.D., assistant professor of computational physics and planetary science, has been awarded the Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science. The prize is awarded annually by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

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30-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Holds 14th Commencement

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Olin College Holds 14th Commencement

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College of Engineering held its 14th Commencement on Sunday, May 19. Seventy-eight graduates received bachelor’s degrees during the ceremonies, which were held under a big tent on the college’s campus in Needham.

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22-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin Student Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

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Olin Student Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Cassandra Overney ’21 has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. Overney is among just 496 undergraduates nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars in 2019. She was chosen from a field of over 5,000 applicants and 1,200 nominees from 443 academic institutions.

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22-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: The Olin Conductorless Orchestra to Perform an Ann Schaffner Concert May 10

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The Olin Conductorless Orchestra to Perform an Ann Schaffner Concert May 10

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

The Olin Conductorless Orchestra (OCO) will perform works by Mozart, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Arturo Marquez, as well as a medley from Pirates of the Caribbean, at Olin College on Friday, May 10, at 1:30pm.

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29-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Storying Ourselves Takes the Stage

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Storying Ourselves Takes the Stage

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

On April 25 and 26 at 7PM in the Black Box Theater at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts, students pursuing studies in engineering and business will take the stage and perform ten original autobiographical solo plays. Over two nights these students will immerse themselves in one of the oldest art forms, solo performance which has deep historical roots in America and beyond. The performances are the capstone of a semester-long course “Constructing and Performing the Self” co-taught by Babson College English Professor Beth Wynstra and Olin College Psychology Professor Jonathan Adler.

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17-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Joins Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

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Olin College Joins Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College joins, as a founding member, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. In total over 40 colleges, universities and research institutions have joined the initial launch.

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11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Names Beth Kramer Vice President for Advancement

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Olin College Names Beth Kramer Vice President for Advancement

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Beth Kramer has been named Vice President for Advancement at Olin College of Engineering. Kramer will be a key part of the leadership team supporting Olin College as it continues to receive recognition for its role in leading change in engineering education.

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11-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Joins Public Interest Technology Universities Network as Charter Member

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Olin College Joins Public Interest Technology Universities Network as Charter Member

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College has joined the Public Interest Technology Universities Network (PIT-UN) as a charter member. The PIT-UN is a partnership of 21 colleges and universities across the United States who have come together to educate a new generation of students to more effectively design, build and govern new technologies in ways that advance the public interest.

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11-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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