Student Organizations

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New “Women in ECE” organization provides professional development and community

WECE is a student-run, diversity-focused organization dedicated to the personal and professional growth of those committed to innovation and excellence in electrical and computer engineering fields. |Medium Read
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A MiTEE student and her quest to shape the future of space satellites

Maya Pandya, an Electrical Engineering senior, is a key member of the student team working to design a new generation of CubeSats that may revolutionize how we monitor space environments and provide a new method for interplanetary communication.|Medium Read

Catherine Philpott Shares How the Michigan Aerospace Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) Student Organization Impacted Her Aerospace Journey

This Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Catherine Philpott, president of Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics Student Organization (WAA), for the work she’s doing to empower women in aerospace by building an unbreakable community.|Medium Read

Undergraduate student teams create two new video games over the summer

The games were conceived and developed by teams of students working remotely during the summer of Covid.|Short Read
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EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read

MASA Rocketry Team continues work on space shot rocket despite pandemic

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Aeronautical Science Association is continuing to break expectations of a collegiate rocket team as they work toward reaching space with their new rocket, the Tangerine Space Machine.|Medium Read
Leland Pierce

Leland Pierce honored as outstanding student organization advisor

The College of Engineering recognized Pierce with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award for his support and commitment to the U-M student chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.|Short Read
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Optics Society wins Elaine Harden Award from College of Engineering

From outreach programs for local kids to events that bring the U-M Engineering community together, the Optics Society exemplifies leadership and service. |Short Read

WAA receives MLK Spirit Award

Congratulations to Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics for receiving the Martin Luther King Spirit Award for exemplifying the leadership and vision of Dr. King through their commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion! |Short Read
Group photo of SHPE members at National Convention 2019.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers makes connections, builds relationships at annual convention

At the largest convention for Hispanic STEM students and professionals, U-M students attended career panels and workshops while networking with a variety of big-name companies. |Short Read
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ECE honors Spirit Day 2019

Faculty, students, and staff came together in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community for the world-wide anti-bullying campaign. |Medium Read
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NERS Undergrad Mackenzie Warwick named Green Ambassador

Her passion for sustainable energy drew Mackenzie to an education in nuclear engineering. |Short Read