Undergrads in the News

April 22, 2010
Pratt junior Jared Dunnmon realizes that in order to solve any large worldwide problem – in this case sustainable energy – more is needed than just the technical knowhow.That is why in addition to pursuing his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and materials science, he is also majoring...
February 23, 2010
Two years ago, a group of Duke University engineering undergrads traveled to Uganda to address some of the most pressing needs of a small community. Among other projects, they planned to help villagers connect to the outside world through the Internet and to improve the ability of local coffee...
February 05, 2010
By Richard MerrittEditor’s Note: For those interested in learning more about the World Future Energy Summit, two Duke undergrads will discuss their experiences at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in Schiciano Auditorium, side B, CEIMAS.It might seem a bit ironic that a nation built entirely on the fruits...
September 11, 2009
Once again, the Smart Home Program has received national attention for its contributions to making the world a greener place.This time, it was the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), who announced this week that the Duke program is one of the recipients of its Excellence in Green Building...
August 24, 2009
Jamie Heller, a rising junior and mechanical engineer here at Duke, is getting a taste of office life this summer. He is currently working as an intern at Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors in Atlanta. Heller heard about the internship through the Pratt career advisers, and decided to take a chance on...
August 24, 2009
Jamie Heller, a rising junior and mechanical engineer here at Duke, is getting a taste of office life this summer. He is currently working as an intern at Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors in Atlanta. Heller heard about the internship through the Pratt career advisers, and decided to take a chance on...