Brown University School of Engineering


Convocation 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm

University Event & Conference Services

College Green

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the 256th Opening Convocation on September 3rd, to welcome new students to Brown. President Christina Paxson will officially open the school year and the keynote address will be delivered by Rashid Zia, Dean of the College, Associate Professor of Engineering, Associate Professor of Physics. The procession of incoming students will form on College Street beginning at 3:30 pm and the ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm on the Main Green. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in Pizzitola.

Dean in the Commons

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


School of Engineering

Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the Engineering Research Center for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Undergraduate TA Orientation

Saturday, September 14, 2019


Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning

Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center, Kasper Multipurpose

Not sure what to do on the first day of teaching? Are you interested in learning more about how to approach and work with students? Through interactive activities, this orientation will cover professionalism, creating inclusive learning environments, effective teaching strategies, and best practices for continual improvement as a UTA. All students are encouraged to attend the UTA Microteaching Session in the afternoon to practice what they have learned.

STEM Courses: Integrating Lecture, Studying, Problem Sets & Test Prep

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Brown Academic Support Services

Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 003

Brown Academic Support Services Workshop Series STEM Courses are some of the most challenging courses at Brown. Come learn from our academic coaches how to manage your lectures, notes, homework, and exams.

Cognex Info Session

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm

School of Engineering

Engineering Research Center, 125

Cognex is a global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision, while maintaining the fast-paced, creative environment of a startup.
Please join CEO Robert Willett ’89 and Director of Core Vision Technology David Michael on Tuesday for an information session. The work hard, play hard, move fast culture of Cognex recognizes its employees for their innovation, perseverence and hard work in a fun, rewarding and quirky environment. Pizza provided.