Living and Working in Antarctica

Antarctica is an exciting place for research, and it has attracted thousands of scientists as well as those who work behind the scenes to support the science. Biology, glaciology, astronomy, and oceanography are only a few of the many things being studied there.

Engineers Without Borders

Six months ago, a team of NMT Engineers Without Borders members assembled and flew south. We crossed the Gulf of Mexico, landed in Guatemala City, and took a van northwest along narrow winding roads into the mountain highlands. There, we were welcomed into Xolá, a community without an adequate supply of clean water but with the biggest hearts you can imagine

It’s common for universities to work on improving retention rates. This makes sense, because state funding can rely on good retention, and as a business it’s important to keep customers. Combined with a culture that frowns on “quitting”, this makes dropping out of school a morally difficult move. Unfortunately, this doesn’t benefit everyone.

Carbon dioxide: the most infamous of greenhouse gases, the product of combustion of fossil fuels, and a structure students struggle to draw in gen chem. The United States produces the most carbon dioxide of any country besides China, and makes almost five and a half thousand million metric tons each year. This has a huge impact on the climate and environment. So, what can be done?

Saving the planet sounds daunting, right?  And to be fair, it kind of is. But there are lots of everyday things that each one of us can commit to changing that, on a large scale, will have massive impacts on our local environment.  Check out this list of ten simple ways to “Go Green” and do your part to help!

Study Abroad

If you want to learn how you can study abroad, Student Affairs will be hosting the Study Abroad Fair in Fidel atrium from 11am to 2pm on Tuesday, February 26.