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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: Questioning what Engineering Students Don’t (or Won’t) Do

I've spent the last several years of my engineering career thinking very carefully about what engineers can and can't do. So far my conclusions are that engineers can have tremendous impact in areas that you might not expect - ending poverty, fighting injustice, creating jobs, saving lives. The engineering profession's scope is well beyond the boundaries of the purely technical.…

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Twitter Chat: Rigor in Engineering Education

Please join us at 8 pm EST on Wednesday May 29th on twitter, hashtag #BigBeacon for our weekly twitter chat. This week's topic is Rigor in Engineering Education. "Look to the left, look to the right. One of you will not be here at the end of this year." Thus began the engineering education experience of many of today's practicing…

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