EWeek 2018

Events

Saturday, Feb. 17

Coastal Clean Up hosted by the UM Chapter of Florida Water Environmental Engineering Association (FWEA) and the UM Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Students help keep our unique ecosystem clean while improving the environment for South Florida fish, fauna and wildlife.

Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, FL 33033
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Jennifer Black

Register here

Inaugural University of Miami Science Olympiad hosted by the UM Chapter of Science Olympiad

UM welcomes STEM-driven pre college students who will help to change our world someday. Science, engineering and math focused activities are planned-come join in the fun and learning excitement!

McArthur Engineering Building, 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146-0620
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Divya Bhansali

Register here and fill out the Volunteer Sign Up Sheet

Monday, Feb. 19

Graduate Students Thesis Pitch Competition hosted by the UM Chapter of Graduate Engineering Student Council (GESC)

A unique event that gives Engineering doctoral students the opportunity to persuasively present their dissertation topic before a live audience in less than three minutes, using a single PowerPoint slide. Participation in the 3MT® Competition can help students strengthen academic and presentation skills, while promoting cross-departmental connections and interdisciplinary work. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the winner and people’s choice winner.

McArthur Engineering Building Breezeway,1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146-0620
12:00 p.m.

Contact: Morteza Khatimasjedi

Register here

 

 

Engineering Diversity Picnic hosted by Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE) Sponsored by Fast Enterprises 

¡Sabor rico! Come join SHPE for this tasty EWeek event sponsored by an exciting industry partner Fast Enterprises. Take a lunch break and Enjoy a buffet style BBQ celebrating the diverse backgrounds in the College of Engineering. Limited seating, open to CoE students on first come/first served basis.

R. Bunn Gautier, Jr. Plaza behind McArthur Engineering Building, 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146-0620
2:00 p.m.

Contact: Edwin Almeida

Register here

 Tuesday, Feb. 20

Engineering Involvement Fair hosted by the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB)

It’s time to have some fun and get involved at this traditional EWeek event. Enjoy games, snacks and the chance to meet engineering club representatives. Find out how to join your interest group and take advantage of club benefits including outreach, conferences, service and leadership projects.

R. Bunn Gautier, Jr. Plaza behind McArthur Engineering Building, 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146-0620
12:30 p.m.

Contact: Divya Bhansali

Register here

Biomedical Industry night hosted by the UM chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Biomedical industry professionals join students for a panel discussion and networking evening. This event enlightens students about career opportunities in the biomedical industry and connects students with alumni who are current practitioners.

Donna E. Shalala Student Center, 1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
7:00 p.m.

Contact: Harold Tapamo

Register here

 

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Spring 2018 Toppel Career Fair hosted by the Toppel Career Center and CoE Office of Career Services

More than 100 companies attend this career fair including a dedicated STEM section for engineering students seeking internship and career opportunities. Don’t miss this chance to connect with recruiters for your dream job!

Watsco Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
1:00 p.m.

Contact: Ann Helmers

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Diversity Forum-Career Paths for Underrepresented Students in STEM hosted by the UM Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Let’s talk about career success! This forum brings NSBE alumni to campus for a freewheeling panel discussion followed by a chance to network with engineering professionals and UM senior leaders. Attire: Business Casual

To be rescheduled

Contact: Roderick Dunlap

Thursday, Feb. 22

Introduce a Girl to Engineering hosted by the UM Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

This signature EWeek event celebrates National Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. High school students hear from industry professionals, tour labs and learn from a student panel of outstanding women engineers.

Donna E. Shalala Student Center, 1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
8:00 a.m.

Contact: UMSWE

Register here

 

 

Screen on the Green Movie Night hosted by the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB)

Take a study break and come to the movies with EAB. Featuring a STEM theme film, snacks and a chance to relax under the stars.

Edward T. Foote II University Green located in the main section of campus
8:00 p.m.

Contact: Divya Bhansali

Register here

Friday, Feb. 23

2018 Pi Tau Sigma National Conference Opening Day hosted by the UM Chapter of Pi Tau Sigma (PTS)

Donna E. Shalala Student Center, 1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
5:00 p.m.

Contact: Mitchell Hamann

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Volunteer Appreciation Picnic hosted by the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB)

For all engineering leaders and volunteers who participated in EWeek 2018, time for lunch and congratulations. Alumni and faculty are invited to join students in appreciation of a job well done

R. Bunn Gautier, Jr. Plaza behind McArthur Engineering Building, 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146-0620
12:00 p.m.

Contact: Divya Bhansali

Register here

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