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Gingerbread House Competition

SWE hosts Eighth Annual "Extreme Gingerbread House Competition"

Extreme Competition:

The Brown University Society for Women Engineers (SWE) will be sponsoring its eighth annual "Extreme Gingerbread House Competition" on Friday, December 5, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Barus and Holley building.


WHACK! Study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

LAX lab:

Lacrosse players swing hard, which is why errant stick blows are the leading cause of concussion in girls’ and women’s lacrosse. In a new study, researchers measured how much the worst blows accelerate the head and how much different kinds of headgear could reduce those accelerations.


Brown Engineers Win Seven Awards at AIChE National Meeting

Prize-Winning Poster:

Several Brown University engineering students attended the 2014 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in November in Atlanta. Six undergraduate engineering students and one graduate student returned to Providence with awards.


Graduate Award

Doctoral Student Megan Creighton Awarded EPA STAR Fellowship

Megan Creighton:

Megan Creighton, a fifth year doctoral student in the chemical and biochemcial engineering group at the Brown University School of Engineering,  has been awarded an EPA STAR graduate fellowship. EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program funds graduate fellowships in numerous environmental science and engineering disciplines through a competitive solicitation process and independent peer review.


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