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DiscoverE’s blog features ideas and strategies you can use to nurture a student’s engineering identity and to celebrate how engineers and technicians make the world a better place.


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Engineering Activities

October Featured Activities

Each month our team highlights three engineering activities that pair the Engineering Design Process with open-ended questions and invite students to Discover Engineering.   Creepy Putty This engineering challenge is perfect for the spookiest month! Students...

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Celebrate Engineering

Welcome to the Future: Engineer’s Week 2024

Welcome to Engineers Week 2024! This year’s theme "Welcome to the Future" is about celebrating today’s achievements and paving the way for a brighter and more diverse future in engineering.  Engineers Are Shaping the Future.  Engineering is at the forefront of...

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Celebrate Engineering

Build Your Career Through Volunteering!

Not only is volunteering fulfilling, it's a great way to build your career as you develop your professional skills and opportunities. This was the takeaway message from a DiscoverE webinar. Our panelists Dale Jans, VP of Jans Corporation; Danielle Couger, Senior...

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Chats with Change Makers: Jay Abbott

  On Thursday, December 7, DiscoverE partnered with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) on Chats with Change Makers. Our student host Kavya got to interview Change Maker Jay Abbott, a field engineer at McCarl's who uses advanced technology...

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