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Hona Vaioleti on a beach.

First-Year Student’s TEDx Talk Centers on Life Between Cultures

Someday, Hona Vaioleti wants to combine his interests in music and engineering to design and build performance spaces. As a first-year college student of Polynesian heritage, he’s already sharing what he’s learned from his experience in “the messy middle.”
Students work with Lego blocks in a classroom

New Entrepreneurial Initiative Connects Engineering and Business Students

The donor-funded program is projected to reach 600+ students within five years.
an abstract representation of software

Software Engineering Program Boosts Workforce

Industry has been involved in the the College of Engineering's software engineering degree program from the early days of curriculum planning and continues to play an instrumental advisory role.
Four students test a small solar device in a classroom

Solar Track Meet Infuses Even More Design Into First Year

As the smoke cleared from the Solar Oven Throw Down, first-year students teamed up again for another hands-on project as part of the Craig M. Berge Engineering Design Program.