“June 28 — The National Academy of Engineering is the new home of a Web site that provides engineers and engineering students with resources for understanding and addressing ethical problems they are likely to encounter in their field. The Online Ethics Center, part of NAE’s new Engineering Ethics Center, is also designed to help educators promote ethics in engineering.”
From What’s New@The National-Academies.org
This is a link to an interview with Ms Klawe, by Paul Fain and audio slide show from The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22, 2007, p. A9 . She is Harvey Mudd’s new president, the former Dean of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
The ASEE Annual Conference will be held this year June 24-27, 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii. On Sunday June 24 the workshop “Measuring the lifelong learning outcome in terms of information literacy components” will introduce engineering educators to methods and examples on how information literacy skills can be integrated into the curriculum for the purpose of assessing the lifelong learning outcome derived from ABET Criteria 3i.
“Nature” journal has opened a new site called Scintilla. The site serves as an aggregator for science news collected from publications, news wires and science weblogs.