Before Loral O’Hara became a NASA Astronaut, she was an Aerospace Engineering graduate from the University of Kansas. In a Zoom meeting with STEM-field students, Loral gave these three pieces of advice for finding their success. Lean on your community. When she was asked for advice on overcoming challenging coursework, Loral recommended to ‘lean on […]
This ain’t no typical all-inclusive week in the Dominican kind of journey. These women have been through a ton of fulfilling and challenging events that have formed their lives and careers. Seriously awesome, check it out.
Research is very important to an engineer! If you’re ever bored and looking to improve your innovation and problem-solving skills, or even just want to learn something new, here are some super cool research topics in engineering for you to look into! 7 – Aerodynamics In recent decades, the research in aerodynamics has progressed into […]
We’d like to shed light on a key contributor to the race to find an effective vaccine for the infamous Coronavirus. Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett isn’t just someone that should be recognized in February, but every time a vaccine is mentioned. “ The vaccine you are going to be taking was developed by an African […]
Picking a university is tough, especially if you will be calling it home for the next few years. Here are some resources that might help when making your decision: University Tours This may seem like an obvious one, but you don’t have to wait until grade 12 to book yourself a university tour! They are […]
Quick facts! Who: Governor General Julie Payette is an engineer, former NASA astronaut, scientific broadcaster and corporate director. What: In 1992, Julie was selected for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut corps. She was a part of two spaceflights and served as the CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) for many more. She went on to serve as […]
As a girl, it can be intimidating to study a profession that is very male-dominated. Thankfully, universities are making an effort to ensure that any of their female engineering students feel supported and empowered throughout their university career. Here are 3 ways that universities are making this possible: Women in Engineering Societies Societies (similar to […]