Engineers Without Borders

Lafayette College

June 25, 2008

Engineers Without Borders Begins Third Project in Honduras this Summer

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Students from engineering and the liberal arts will design a sustainable water system for the village of El Convento This summer, members of Lafayette’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) representing disciplines in engineering and the liberal arts will begin developing a sustainable water system for the village of El Convento, Honduras. The group will [...]

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April 8, 2008

Michael Adelman ’10 and William Towne ’09 Awarded Udall Scholarships

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Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering college among the 64 institutions whose students were honored Michael Adelman ’10 (Clarks Summit, Pa.) and William (Ben) Towne ’09 (Litchfield, N.H.) are two of 80 students nationally to be awarded 2008 Morris K. Udall Scholarships. Lafayette is the only exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and [...]

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March 15, 2008

Kavinda Udugama ’09 Uses Knowledge and Experience to Encourage Economic Sustainability in Struggling Communities

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He, Lori Gonzalez ’10, and Katherine Reeves ’10 present new project’s progress at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference this weekend By Hristiana Eneva ’10 Hristiana Eneva ’10 writes from the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference in New Orleans: A native of Sri Lanka, Kavinda Udugama ’09 has witnessed long years of civil unrest and has [...]

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March 10, 2008

Students to Facilitate Economic and Social Entrepreneurship in Honduran Villages and New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward

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They will present information on their new Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project this week at Bill Clinton’s inaugural Global Initiative University conference From a pilot project that began through Lafayette’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the newly formed Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project (EEGLP) will combine engineering and economics and business to [...]

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December 28, 2007

Engineers Without Borders Continues Sustainable Water System Project in Honduras

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Eight engineering students will work on project during January interim session Eight members of the College’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) will travel to the community of La Fortuna in the Yoro region of Honduras Jan. 6 – 26 to continue a project set in motion two years ago. They are designing a gravity fed water [...]

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December 18, 2007

Teaching, Studying, and Researching in Vienna

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<5>Briana Niblick ’06 discusses her experiences in Austria as a Fulbright Scholar Briana Niblick ’06 graduated with a B.S. civil engineering and A.B. with a major in German. Through a Fulbright Grant, she is spending September 2007-June 2008 teaching, studying, and performing research at BOKU, the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in [...]

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December 14, 2007

Taking Research to the Capitol

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Ryan Clark ’08 and Hugo Sindelar ’08 present research in Harrisburg In October, Ryan Clark ’08 (Sellersville, Pa.), who is pursuing an A.B. in international studies and engineering and a B.S. in civil engineering, and Hugo Sindelar ’08 (Houston, Texas), a civil engineering major, traveled to Harrisburg to present their research at the Undergraduate Research [...]

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December 3, 2007

Video: Hands-on Economics

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Lafayette’s Engineers Without Borders worked to improve the economy in Lagunitas, Honduras This summer, members of Lafayette’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent three weeks building the groundwork for a sustainable economy in Lagunitas, a poor, rural village in the Yoro district of central Honduras. Members of the project included Samir Awuapara ’10 (Lima, Peru), [...]

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September 19, 2007

Blood, Sweat, and Tears in Honduras

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Sebastian Felipe Barreto Ortiz ’10 documents Engineers Without Borders project this summer Sebastian Felipe Barreto Ortiz ’10 (Bogota, Colombia) is pursuing a degree in chemical engineering. From July 18 to August 1, Barreto participated in an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) project in Honduras where he, as well as civil engineering major Michael Adelman ’10 (Clarks [...]

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September 19, 2007

‘A Project of Truly Epic Proportions’

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Engineers Without Borders member Michael Adelman ’10 reflects on his experiences this summer in Honduras Michael Adelman ’10 (Clarks Summit, Pa.) is pursuing a degree in civil engineering. From July 18 to August 1, Adelman participated in an Engineers Without Borders project in Honduras where students worked to help create sustainable economies related to growing [...]