BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo’s Student
Union, where thousands of students gather each weekday, is a pretty
This week, however, it’s going to be even crazier.
That’s because engineering students are using the union
and adjacent field to stage robot wars, pumpkin launches, bottle
rocket tests and other activities that are part of National
Media are invited to check out the events, which are designed to
show that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
education can lead to fun and rewarding careers. The events also
promote cross-disciplinary learning, as well as interaction, among
the 15 participating student engineering clubs.
Here are some event highlights:
chucking: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday (Feb. 18) at the field outside
the Student Union
rockets: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday (Feb. 19) at the field
outside the Student Union
wars: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday (Feb. 21) in
the Student Union lobby.
For a full schedule of events, check the following link: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/engineersweek/.
For directions to the Student Union (building No. 28.), check
the following link: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/maps/NorthCampus.pdf.
Onsite contact: Cory Nealon, Office of University
Communications, at (716) 645-4614 (o) or (412) 216-2617 (m).
The presenting sponsor for Engineer’s Week is Northrup
Grumman Corp. Other sponsors include: Applied Sciences Group;
C&S Engineers, Inc.; Kiewit Corp.; Niagara Specialty Metals;
and Turner Construction.