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Big Beacon SuperChat Launches A Whole New Engineer, 7:30-9pm ET, Wed, 1 October

On Wednesday, 1 October 2014 from 7:30-9pm ET join a Big Beacon SuperChat to launch the new book A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education (  The SuperChat is split into two parts: 7:30-8:00 pm ET: Hangout On Air, The Making of a WNE with Q&A and discussion via Twitter.  From 7:30-8pm Eastern, watch the live interview of the author/writer team…

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Twitter Chat September 10th 8 pm ET – What does engineering have to do with changing the world?

Hello Twitter enthusiasts and Big Beacon community members, Come join me, Erica Lee Garcia, for this week's twitter chat about engineers acting as change agents in the world. Engineers Without Borders Canada has a decade and a half experience of effecting change via a student-powered movement. They work to end global poverty and inequity by investing in ventures that drive 'systems change' both…

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New Book Calls for Joy, Trust & Courage in Engineering Education

Needham, Mass and Douglas, MI, 8 September 2014 – Our current engineering educational system is broken. As a result, we are not graduating enough or the right kind of engineer innovators needed to solve the complex challenges of the world, from energy production to cyber security. Less than five percent of U.S. undergraduates choose engineering as a degree, and more than 50 percent…

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Bulk Pre-Order Today: A Whole New Engineer

Starting today, you can place your bulk pre-orders for A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education.  The book is at the printers and will ship on 1 October 2014.  Write Dave Goldberg ( for pricing and expected delivery times on carton-sized shipments (in multiples of 22) today. The book is 288 pages long and is largely narrative driven. It is…

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