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Marathon Summer: Unconventional Engineering

May. 2, 2014—*Guest blog by my roommate and fellow burger-enthusiast, Mary Kate Hardy Last semester I discovered one of the hidden gems of engineering in the form of a Biomedical Engineering elective course, titled Service Learning in Guatemala. This course included a trip to Guatemala over Spring Break to repair and service medical equipment. Never have I had more fun in an engineering class. The hands-on learning experience was incredible, and fine dining and zip lining with your professors was a blast too.

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Ethical Service

Mar. 18, 2014—Ethical service––sounds redundant, right? Actually, there’s a lot that can go wrong when we try to do service without first being educated. This is the model adopted by both Alternative Spring Break and the Office of Active Citizenship and Service. In particular, for my most recent seminar in preparation for my trip to South Africa...

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I’m going to South Africa!

Jan. 17, 2014—I'm so excited about my trip to South Africa this summer. The trip is sponsored by the Office of Active Citizenship and Service. Throughout the semester I'll learn about South Africa and service, and then for the month of June I'll be living and working in Port Elizabeth!

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