A Top Choice for Engineering Education
Combining technical knowledge with hands-on educational opportunities, Rose-Hulman ranked No. 1 in College Choice’s list of the nation’s 50 best undergraduate engineering colleges. The independent online service cited Rose-Hulman above Stanford, MIT, and Georgia Tech (among others) after considering tuition costs and reputation in the engineering field. “[The ranking] is yet another testament to our focus on excellence in teaching, augmented by projects and competitions that cement the learning and relentless career placement activity that ensures our students receive the very best internships, co-ops, and jobs,” says President Jim Conwell.
English Professor Julia Williams, PhD, is among faculty in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences who are known for pushing their students to develop strong written and oral communications skills.
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Just how high does a fly ball fly? The architects designing the Seattle Mariners’ Safeco Field in the 1990s needed to know, because it seemed possible that the new baseball stadium’s retractable roof might interfere with the game below if a fly ball would hit the ceiling.
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Spotlight on Professor Diane Evans, specializing in teaching statistics. Evans likes to run her class like a conversation.
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Award-winning civil engineering educator Jim Hanson, PhD, believes teaching is more about giving students the ability to ask the right questions than providing future engineers with just skills to address tomorrow’s challenging problems.
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