President Aoun and inventor Robert Langer talk innovation

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday after­noon sat down with Langer — inventor, entre­pre­neur, and engi­neer extra­or­di­naire — to dis­cuss Langer’s awe-​​inspiring ability to har­ness the power of sci­ence and engi­neering to develop drug delivery sys­tems and life-​​saving technologies.

Students’ tech-​​based proposals ‘enable’ elderly and severely disabled

Stu­dents in the “Enabling Engi­neering” tech­nical elec­tive recently pre­sented their design pro­posals to fac­ulty, peers, and project men­tors. The epony­mous stu­dent group may bring all of them to fruition.

A vegan Thanksgiving

Made­line Heising, the food blogger and self-​​proclaimed “col­le­giate vegan,” plans to fill her Thanks­giving dinner plate with heaping por­tions of green beans, maple roasted car­rots, and can­died cran­ber­ries. Oven-​​roasted turkey—the iconic symbol of the hol­iday feast—will be con­spic­u­ously absent.