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University of Florida wins 2019 Engineering Deans’ Cup

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Experiential learning and teamwork are essential ingredients to a rewarding engineering education for many engineering students.  Student competitions give undergraduates not only the chance to put their classroom knowledge to work in a real world setting, but also, to bond with teammates over shared wins and losses. In recognition of the hard work and competitive spirit exhibited by undergraduate engineering …

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UF Adds Fully Dedicated Engineering Education Department to Engineering College

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Faculty in the department will teach general engineering courses, including a first-year design class, courses for a graduate certificate in Engineering Education, and conduct fundamental and applied research in the discipline of Engineering Education. The faculty will use evidence-based knowledge from their research to inform their teaching. The improved teaching methods will result in more engaged students and better learning …

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UF Engineer Explores Virtual Interactions to Manage Mental Health Recovery

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This article is written by Zack Savitsky and originally published on University of Florida News. Humans are social creatures, but some things are just hard to talk about. For many people, mental health is one of those things. But what if you can’t talk about something where the leading treatment is talk therapy? Maybe try speaking to someone who’s not …

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UF Professor Teams With Google To Present Phishing Insights At Black Hat

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This article is written by Rob Pegoraro and originally published on Fast Company. You should feel cranky about all the phishing emails you get. Because getting your brain in a grumpy gear will elevate the odds of your not getting fooled by the next phony invitation to log into your account. At a briefing Wednesday evening at the Black Hat …