Nugent Quoted in The Atlantic
In the article Carrie and other experts discuss the
challenges scientists face when communicating about the size of asteroids “on
a human scale” since there is no official guide for describing them. A PDF
version of the article can be found here.
ISAM Keynote Dedicated to Aaron Hoover
In 2022, The International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces
(ISAM) held their annual meeting in Atlanta. While these conferences have
taken place each fall since 2016, this one was special: ISAM created a
Keynote in honor of Aaron who was a loved Olin professor, thought leader and
community member. You can learn more here and watch a video of
the keynote dedication here.
Thank you to
everyone who attended Olin’s Connecting Communities virtual event last week.
Oliners presented about different sustainability efforts to the Needham
community, including an Olin team working on a solar car port installation
and a faculty/student team working on renewable energy harvesting. For
those who were unable to attend, or would like to relive the hour, a
recording of the event can be found here.
Networking Night for Students who Identify with Groups Historically
Underrepresented in STEM
Tuesday, February 7, 5:30-7:30pm, Milas Hall
Join Oliners from the MIX, SWE, OPEN
and Girls who Code, to connect with hiring organizations who value
diversity, equity and inclusion. Students will have the opportunity to
chat with employers in a less formal setting. Refreshments will be served. All students welcome, students who identify as
underrepresented in STEM fields are particularly encouraged to attend. Learn
more and register in Handshake.
College Spring Career Fair
Wednesday, February 8, 11:00am-2:00pm, Campus Center
Yes, Companies are
still hiring! And,
they are interested in speaking with Oliners like you. Don’t miss this
on-campus opportunity to talk to employers about jobs and internships. Check
out the companies and register in Handshake.
Open Drop-In Hours – CC 316 – Fridays
Fridays, February 3 & 10, 3-5pm
Looking for help with
resumes, cover letters, navigating Handshake, negotiations, or career fair
advice? Stop by the PGP suite in CC316 from 3-5pm! No need for an
Advancing Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in
February 14, 2023 at 11:00 am (ET)
President Barabino is co-chair of The National Academies of
Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine interdisciplinary committee of
experts who will soon be sharing a cohesive report developed with
recommendations for actionable antiracist mechanisms to advance diversity,
equity, and inclusion in STEMM organizations.
You can learn more and sign up for the free, virtual event here.
Weekends are coming up on the weekends of Feb 17, Feb 24, and March 3!