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Kate Starbird

Dec 06, 2021

Fostering an informed society

When the Center for an Informed Public launched in December 2019, no one knew what lay ahead. Director Kate Starbird reflects on the center’s first two years and where it’s headed next.  
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Mishaal Aleem, Dustin Richmond and Kate Schultz

Nov 15, 2021

Promoting equity in engineering

Three alumni reflect on the impact that the College of Engineering’s PEERs program has had on their work as engineers and computer scientists.  
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Karen Thomas-Brown

Oct 25, 2021

Meet Karen Thomas-Brown

The College’s new Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion shares what drew her to the role and offers advice on what we all can do to support DEI efforts.  
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A computer rendering of the exterior of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building

Oct 18, 2021

Interdisciplinary Engineering Building update

Design for the new building — which will promote a new level of collaboration and hands-on learning — has included an unprecedented number of student voices to focus on access and inclusivity.
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Immunostained neuron stem cells

Oct 11, 2021

Tiny structures, big impact

Miqin Zhang is working to improve cancer treatment with nanoparticles made from the same material found in crustacean shells.
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A rendering of this year's ecoDemonstrator plane, a Boeing 737-9 operated by Alaska Airlines.

Sep 07, 2021

Research takes flight

Aeronautics & Astronautics sensing research is aboard the 2021 Boeing ecoDemonstrator, giving students an opportunity to test algorithms and models during flight.
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