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Guglielmo Scovazzi accepts the 2017 Alumnus of the Year award from Politecnico di Torino

May 18, 2017

Scovazzi Named 2017 Alumnus of the Year by Politecnico di Torino

The ceremony took place on Sunday May 14, in the Aula Magna of Politecnico

April 01, 2007

Duke's First Engineers Week Draws a Crowd

Duke's first campus-wide Engineers Week celebration, offering a week-long series of events for both Pratt and Trinity students, proved a big success. The week's grand finale, an E-social loaded with contests and competitions that pitted "Team Pratt" against "Team Trinity," drew more than 500 [...]

March 01, 2007

Taking Advice from Alumni

On Feb. 9, Pratt school alums offered advice to current students at two different forums. Natalie Wisniewski, a medical device consultant who obtained her doctorate in biomedical engineering in Professor Monte Reichert's lab, spoke at a Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) event on enhancing [...]

March 01, 2007

Civic Engagement to Become Integral to a Duke Undergraduate Education

In one of the most ambitious efforts of its kind in U.S. higher education, Duke University will make civic engagement an integral part of its undergraduate experience beginning in 2008, university president Richard H. Brodhead announced on Feb. 12. The university is planning at least three pilot [...]

February 01, 2007

Axelrod Explores Isolator Device that Protects against Earthquake Damage

Civil and environmental engineering major Nicole Axelrod's research as a Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow could lead to improvements in the design of devices meant to limit damage to sensitive equipment during an earthquake.

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