The University of Maine chapter of Engineers Without Boarders is raising money to build a water collection system for a small community in Ecuador. These people have been living with very little water and what they do have is contaminated. They are sick and thirsty. We want to help them, but we can’t do it alone. Our goal is to raise $5000 by the end of the month to help them out. If you can spare even a few dollars it would mean everything to this community. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for helping us make a difference!
Engineers Without Borders UMaine will be doing a Bangor Water District Tour on Friday November 7th. They will be leaving the University at 2:00 PM and returning around 5:30 PM. View the calendar for more information.
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UMaine has an Engineers Without Borders class coming up next semester, Spring 2015! The class is called GEE 250 – Sustainable Solutions in the Developing World, and is taught by EWB faculty adviser Jean MacRae. It fulfills two HVSC requirements: Cultural Development & International Perspective, and Population & Environment. The class is scheduled for Monday/Wednesday from 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm in Barrows Hall, Room 119.
It’s only offered spring semesters every other year, so depending on your class year this might be the last chance you get to take it!
EWB UMaine will be participating the 2014 Culturefest on November 8th. We will be making some traditional Ecuadorian food, recipes that we collected during our assessment trip to Ecuador this past August 2014. Please see our calendar (link to the right) for more information.
November 8th from 11:00-3:30 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center, UMaine, Orono
For more information call 207-581-3437
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Bernard Amadei (Founder of Engineers Without Borders) will be coming to UMaine for the 11th Annual ESTIA Conference — Building Sustainable Communities: International, National and Local Perspectives.
Bernard will be meeting with EWB-UMaine and honors students on Friday the 23rd of October at Hill Auditorium from 3 P.M. to 5 P.M.
Click the link to see the Engineers Without Borders UMaine Calendar and select the events for more information.