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2014-03-18 08:20:53

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance hosts Open Minds where student entrepreneurs will showcase life-changing biomedical, environmental and transportation technology solutions. SAN

2012-10-21 04:02:16

Martin Valenzuela's ROP Principles of Engineering students will spend nine months developing an ozone water purification system designed to serve communities with no access to clean water.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.