Engineers Week 2018

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Each year, the Case Engineering Council (CEC) coordinates Case Western Reserve University’s Engineers Week (E-Week) to celebrate and raise public understanding and appreciation of engineers’ contributions to society. Students are able to participate in friendly competition, social events, seminars with excellent speakers, and an E-Week Reception.

DiscoverE, the national organizer of E-Week, is a formal coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers among young students and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science.

E Week 2018 Calendar of Events

Engineering Carnival

Feb. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Thwing Ballroom

CWRU students will demonstrate fun, hands-on, interactive engineering and science activities that are fun for kids of all ages on February 3rd in the Thwing Ballroom, 11111 Euclid Ave. Registration is not required. Contact Me'lani Joseph,, for more information or to volunteer! Parking information: Street parking is available as well as the campus center garage.

KSL Paper Airplane Contest

Feb. 19, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Adelbert  Gym

Fly away from stress and join the CEC in our paper airplane contest! This event will feature three categories, a "longest distance" competition, an "airtime" competition, and a “landing zone” contest where you must land your plane on a target. So bring your friends and de-stress with some paper airplane fun!

Jolly Trivia Night

Feb. 20, 6:30-9 p.m., Thwing 101

Unwind with your friends at the Jolly Scholar while testing your trivia knowledge. Come enjoy free food as well as beer for those over 21!

SHPE Ship Challenge

Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m., Sears 350

Do you think you have what it takes to be the best ship builder at CWRU? Well, come prove your skills at SHPE's Ship Challenge! You will the opportunity to win FREE GIFT CARDS and an AMAZON ECHO! Not only that, but you can come take a break from the career fair and enjoy FREE TACO BELL!

WISER Light Bulb Drop

Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., KSL Lower Level

This event allows participants to showcase their engineering skills in a friendly competition as a nice break from classes with the opportunity to earn cash provided by the Case Alumni Association! Come take a break and have some fun at KSL!

E-Week Reception

Feb. 22, 5:30-9 p.m., Intercontinental Hotel

The Engineers Week Reception is the culminating event of E-Week where students, faculty, alumni, and corporate supporters come together to celebrate engineering achievements. This is a FORMAL event, so dress to impress! This year's reception will host the Mike Carlson President of Siemens Digital Grid, North America, as the keynote speaker. This is a wonderful networking and reflection event!

SWE Luncheon

Feb. 23, 12:30-2 p.m., Thwing Ballroom B

The SWE Luncheon, held during community hour features speaker is Nina Scheidegger, who is the Lead Design Manager at Current, Powered by GE. 

Sears think[box] Tour

Feb. 24, 1-4 p.m., Sears think[box] Floor 3

Come and check out one of Case Western Reserve University's coolest facilities: Sears think[box]! Even if you are not an engineer, think[box] is a fantastic place to make your imaginations real. Enjoy a project expo featuring fellow students that utilize the machinery in think[box] and have a chance at using the machines yourself.

Be Inspired! Don't miss out on seeing some awesome creations and making your own, too.

Food will be provided!

CWRUbotix Game Night

Feb. 24, 7-11:30 p.m., Thwing 101

Enjoy a variety of board, card and video games, including a modified version of field hockey with our maze following robot, Sunny. Attendees are also encouraged to bring any of their own games they might want to play. Snacks will be provided, so come enjoy a night of fun and games!