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Engineering’s Senior Design Projects

Submitted by Nina M. Riccio on June 14, 2012

The Senior Design Projects course is a transformative experience for engineering students, says Dr. Evangelos Hadjimichael, professor of physics i

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Defending YouTube: How a Fairfield alumnus protected the internet

Submitted by on March 23, 2012

User-generated videos uploaded to YouTube can sometimes be the fastest way to share news and creative stories. There is a massive amount of videos on

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Engineering Students Awarded $5,000 Each by NASA

Submitted by on March 2, 2012

  Innovative is a way to describe School of Engineering students Rafique Vahora ’13 and Brendan Peters ’14, each recently awarded $5

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The Core: Six pathways to self-discovery

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on September 22, 2011

What is the core and why is it required? Sometimes students see it merely as a set of obligatory classes they must take in order to graduate. Yet, by

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