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2014-09-10 23:00:34

Olin College of Engineering Rises to Number Three in U.S. News Rankings Needham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering number three in the nation—a move up one notch from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2015 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 9. Olin is now widely...

2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder to set two ambitious new goals for the year 2020. Improvements in the college’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, released in mid-March by U.S. News & World Report, indicate good progress in the right direction. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tremendous growth in enrollments and a...

2013-09-27 23:20:41

Unusual partnership brings together two very different institutions to see if hands-on, interactive approach can boost leadership skills, minority student retention in engineering. Needham, Mass. and El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Olin College of Engineering have entered into a groundbreaking multi-year partnership to explore whether hands-on, interactive learning approaches such as those in use at Olin can boost leadership skills...

2013-09-11 23:18:54

U.S. News has ranked Olin College of Engineering up two ranks from last year. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering as number four in the nation—a jump upward of two ranks from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2014 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 10. Olin is listed among the...

2013-05-28 23:03:22

New engineering program at respected Brazilian institution aims to create entrepreneurs and tech innovators to boost Brazilian economy Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Olin College of Engineering and Insper, a highly regarded business school in Sao Paulo, have signed an agreement for Olin to assist Insper in the creation of a new and innovative engineering school to complement its business program. The new engineering program, which will be located on Insper´s campus, is scheduled...

2012-02-21 18:05:00

Olin College junior Margaret Ann Seger has been selected as one of just two female Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellows for 2012. Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Chosen from a pool of nearly 1,000 applications from over 100 universities, Olin College junior Margaret Ann Seger has been selected as one of just two female Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellows for 2012. The newly launched KPCB Engineering Fellows Program is a...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Three Graduates from Olin's Class of 2011 join two members of the Class of 2010 as the first five Olin College Grand Challenge Scholars (GCS). Olin alongside the University of Southern California and Duke University founded the GCS program. http://www.olin.edu Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Three members of Olin's Class of 2011 are joining two members of last year's class in becoming the first Olin graduates to be designated as Grand Challenge Scholars (GCS). Along with the University of...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Five seniors from Olin College have been working with Draper Laboratory for the past nine months to continue a collaboration to build a capable, autonomous off-road vehicle. The partnership, enabled via the Senior Capstone Program for Engineering program at Olin, began last year with Draper's first SCOPE sponsorship. This year's team has enhanced the John Deere Gator XUV that the previous year's team made capable of being controlled by a computer, to drive itself through complex environments...

2011-05-01 00:09:04

Elizabeth Threlkeld, a sophomore at Olin College of Engineering, has been named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2011-12 academic year. The Goldwater scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Threlkeld, from Evergreen, Colo., is majoring in mathematical biology. Needham, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Elizabeth Threlkeld, a sophomore at Olin College of Engineering, has been named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2011-12 academic year. The...


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