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UC Celebrates National Engineering Week

Date: Feb. 15, 2002
By: Eric Lose
Contact: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823
Photos by Colleen Kelley
Archive: General News

University of Cincinnati students will celebrate National Engineering Week (E-Week) Feb. 18-23 by putting up their calculators and letting down their hair. E-Week is a seven-day celebration designed to increase awareness and appreciation for the profession. cake eating contest from E-Eeek 2001

The theme of this year's E-Week is "Mardi Gras." On the UC campus, engineering students will spend the week participating in engineering-related contests, workshops, parties and banquets. These highly visual and entertaining events include coney eating, Putt-Putt, corn hole (beanbag toss) and tug-of-war contests and a Professor Jeopardy game show.

The Engineering Tribunal (UCET), one of the largest student organizations on campus, sponsors the celebration. Regular activities of UCET include a big brother/big sister program, co-op information programs, and professional standards review committees.

Schedule of selected events:

Monday, February 18:

10 a.m. to 2. p.m., 650 Baldwin Hall: Tau Beta Pi Food Drive

5:30 p.m. 544 Baldwin Hall: Tribunal kick-off meeting, King Cake contest to select the King of Mardi Gras, and creativity workshop presented by P & G

Tuesday, February 19

Noon, in front of Baldwin Hall: Coney eating contest

7 p.m. Zimmer Auditorium: Comedy Sportz Improv Troupe

Wednesday, February 20

Noon, Nippert Stadium: Tug-of-War contest

1 p.m., 6th floor of Baldwin: Putt-Putt contest

2 p.m., 662 Baldwin: Bead Toss

3 p.m., front of Baldwin: Corn Hole contest

Thursday, February 21

Noon, Zimmer Auditorium: Impromptu Design contest

3 p.m., Corn Hole contest

5 p.m., 427 Engineering Research Center: Professor Jeopardy

Friday, February 22br>

10 a.m., Zimmer Auditorium: Airplane contest

11 a.m., Zimmer Plaza: Rocket contest

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