Tag: outreach

Into the Lab: Chemical

Bill Josephson, chemical engineering lecturer, is using a mobile papermaking device designed and built in the department to teach local K-12 students how paper is made. He conducts several workshops a year for fourth-grade students at Wrights Mill Road elementary school in Auburn and 3- to 6-year-olds at the Children’s House, a local Montessori school….

Eww, the Oobleck

Auburn Engineering recently hosted 60 third graders from the Chambers County accelerated and gifted program. After a tour of the engineering facilities, the students created oobleck, the gooey green substance that falls from the sky in Dr. Seuss’ book Bartholomew and the Oobleck. A mixture of cornstarch, water and green food coloring, oobleck is a…

Who’s the man?

Tj Nguyen, a senior in mechanical engineering, received the National Student Employee of the Year Award from the National Student Employment Association — the first Auburn student to win the award at this level. Nguyen has worked for Auburn’s College of Sciences and Mathematics Outreach Office for four years, where he has served as technical…