In a story that is too familiar to too many people, Danya Sherman’s friend was drugged and assaulted while studying abroad in Spain in 2016. The George Washington University junior decided to do something about it, inventing the KnoNap: a napkin capable of detecting “26 out of the 40 most commonly used ‘date rape’ drugs” as part of a women’s entrepreneurship seminar. It looks like a normal napkin and can be used by both men and women. Read more here.
Engineering Education isn’t the first thing most students think about when applying to engineering school. This major is still somewhat niche, so we thought it would be interesting if students wanted to share how they got interested in engineering education as a discipline. Find Rohit Kandakatla’s story below.
Interested in contributing your own story? We’d love to hear from you! Please email Jenn Pocock at email@example.com with your personal essay. Keep it short–around 350 words–and send a photo we can use!
Kurtis Baute is a Canadian STEM educator who focuses on innovative teaching techniques. In this amazing one-take video, he describes the history of the universe using dominoes. The nine-minute run is the second-longest run of dominoes in history and required a warehouse to hold it. See his Youtube channel here.