AREVA Inc. has given $35,000 to be the title sponsor of the AREVA Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College in the summer and fall of 2013 and spring of 2014.
Sweet Briar College is inviting high school girls to sign up for its summer “Exploring Engineering Design” course to be held July 22-27. The class is open to rising juniors and seniors; deadline to register is June 20.
Twenty-five sixth-grade girls from Nelson Middle School in Lovingston came to Sweet Briar yesterday for the first Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. The event was organized by Hank Yochum, director of the Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program, and project coordinator Paulette Porter-Stransky as part of National Engineering Week (Feb. 19-25). While Sweet Briar has [...]
Engineering science major Sarah Lightbody made the most of the summer before her senior year. It began with a mission to help people in Ilheus, Brazil, and finished with a coveted internship at AREVA Inc., a nuclear engineering firm and contractor in Lynchburg.
Rachel Rose works four nights a week as an engineering assistant at the Babcock & Wilcox Company’s mPower reactor design facility in Lynchburg. She was grateful to earn that job after finding and completing an internship there over the summer. By day Rose attends classes at Sweet Briar, carrying 16 hours as a second-year engineering [...]