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Students showcase final projects using origami engineering for social good

The Yoshi Group used a single Miura-ori based Yoshimura origami pattern to design four unique structures. From left, Phoebe Edalatpour, Jared Williams, Maria Yagnye and Emanuel Ferro hold models of their designs. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Want to get all that toothpaste out of the tube? How about provide shelter for homeless people or disaster victims? Glaucio Paulino's Origami Engineering class presented their interdisciplinary final projects using origami engineeering for social good in the Mason Building lobby Dec. 14.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Summer in Nicaragua distills Emily Ferrando’s career goals: protect the environment

Emily Ferrando in the Somoto Canyon in Nicaragua.

Undergraduate student Emily Ferrando traveled to Sabana Grande, Nicaragua, over the summer to intern with an organization called Grupo Fenix. Ferrando says the trip, paid for by the Mundy Global Learning Endowment, reaffirmed her desire to work in environmental remediation after graduation.

Friday, November 20, 2015
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