WSU Plans Engineers Week Events

OGDEN, Utah – Biomedical engineer and engineering education advocate Celeste Baine will present "Engineering Makes the World Go Round" at Weber State University on Feb. 19 at noon in Shepherd Union Ballroom B.

Baine's presentation, which is free to the public, will focus on the many different types of engineering and what engineers do. The presentation is part of National Engineers Week activities planned by WSU's College of Applied Science & Technology

The college also is hosting a "Parent-Daughter Engineering Day" on Feb. 20 at 9 a.m. in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning. Forty middle school-age girls will have the opportunity to make a hovercraft and a tower while exploring engineering careers with WSU faculty, staff and students. The event also includes a session for the parents focused on how to support students interested in engineering. Registration is $20 and includes lunch and a t-shirt. For more information or to register, visit weber.edu/engineeringday.

Baine is a biomedical engineer, motivational speaker, director of the Engineering Education Service Center and an award-winning author of more than 20 engineering publications. She has won the Norma Augustine Award for Engineering Communications and the American Society for Engineering Education's Award for the Promotion of Engineering Education and Careers. 

For more information about National Engineers Week, visit eweek.org.

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Contact:
Rainie Ingram, recruiter, College of Applied Science & Technology
801-626-7785 • ringram@weber.edu 
Author:
Travis Clemens, assistant director of Media Relations
801-626-7948 • travisclemens@weber.edu