Welcome President Fuchs

Welcome President Fuchs

School, Video
Dr . W. Kent Fuchs has just been selected as the 12th President of the University of Florida. Dr Fuchs (pronounced "Fox") is currently the Provost at the University of Cornell and was previously Dean of Cornell's College of Engineering, Engineering Director at Purdue and a professor at the University of Illinois an engineering background as an electrical engineer. As a current engineering student, it is exciting to have a new leader for our university, especially one with an engineering mindset and background. The press conference from today can be found here.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rIWkRU3Ngs
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The London Tubes Go Automatic

The London Tubes Go Automatic

Interesting, Technology, Video
The London Underground is innovating the technology that millions use every year. Called the "New Tube", the new train technology that is being rolled out is expected to improve efficiency and make the commute a greater experience overall. In combination with train platform upgrades, the New Tube promises safety, reliability, and swift service and it makes me want to visit London that much more.   Check out the video below and the original article over on Engadet here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3Q0FZUKHkY
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Tesla Motors: 90% Autonomous by 2015

Tesla Motors: 90% Autonomous by 2015

Interesting, Science, Technology, Video
Elon Musk has dropped the gauntlet yet again, this time in the car industry with his company, Tesla Motors. Musk claims that Tesla cars will be able to function autonomously about 90% of the time that they are used. With a statement like that, I can't wait to see what kind of technology the company will be rolling our in 5-10 years! Check out the video below that inspired this post. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJmhpgW0Dmc
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It’s Career Showcase Time Once Again

It’s Career Showcase Time Once Again

Adventures, School
[ezcol_1half][/ezcol_1half] Career Showcase is the once-a-semester event that affects a great deal of students across the University of Florida. For many, it means suiting up, printing a stack of resumes, and setting off to the O'Connell Center. Over the course of two days (non-technical and technical), thousands of students speak to representatives from hundreds of companies from a wide array of industries. Even so, the circus atmosphere has become almost comfortable for me int the past 2 years. "5th time is the charm" I keep telling myself and I can only wait and see what opportunities arise after my productive day today. To all of the recruiters and representatives that I spoke to today, I thank you for your time and diligence as I understand the endurance of a selections…
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