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Newswise: Olin College Awarded Grant to Expand Public Interest Work

Olin College Awarded Grant to Expand Public Interest Work

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College received a grant from the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) to expand its work in public interest technology. With the funds from the grant, Olin will launch a student-led Public Interest Technology Clinic named PInT. The work of the clinic will include: supporting students to work with outside stakeholders on PIT projects, providing summer fellowships for students to pursue in-depth PIT work within partner organizations and communities; and convening a series of events and conversations about engineering, policy, and society, and the responsibility of engineers.

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30-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Olin College Announces the Senior Capstone in Engineering Program (SCOPE) Projects For 2019-2020

Olin College Announces the Senior Capstone in Engineering Program (SCOPE) Projects For 2019-2020

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The 2019-2020 Senior Capstone in Engineering (SCOPE) program officially got underway in September. Fourteen corporate partners have signed on to sponsor SCOPE teams made up of Olin seniors. It is SCOPE’s fifteenth year. The sponsors include: Amazon Robotics, Arthur G. Russell, Boeing, Boston Scientific, CUAHSI, Ford Motor, GE Healthcare, Microsoft, Pfizer, Santos Family Foundation, Sonos, Toyota, Valve Corp and Watts Water Technologies.

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23-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Professor Awarded NASA Grant

Olin College Professor Awarded NASA Grant

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Assistant Professor of Computational Physics and Planetary Science Carrie Nugent has been awarded a three-year grant from NASA to detect asteroids in archival data. This work will be in collaboration with Dr. James “Gerbs” Bauer at the University of Maryland.

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23-Oct-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: Olin College Named to Top College Value Lists

Olin College Named to Top College Value Lists

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

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

Olin College Professor Carrie Nugent Awarded Carl Sagan Medal

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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

Olin College Holds 14th Commencement

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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

Olin Student Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

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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

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

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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

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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