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Beyond the Section March

Beyond the Section March

Go Brown! Beth Lavoie - Brown Counselor A small group of NESS members had a dinner social with our Brown University collegiate counterparts on a frigid night in Providence.  On February 10th, the group met for a delicious meal and good conversation at the Paragon [Read More]

Tech Tales March

Tech Tales March

Protecting Your Credit Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor Most of us have seen the news about the recent database breaches at Target, Michael’s and other stores, and maybe you are concerned about your own credit security.  We are hopeful that United States [Read More]

President’s Message February

President’s Message February

  Questions for a Cold New England Month Elizabeth Peterson – President So … what are you up to in February? Will you participate in (or watch) any snow or ice sports? Are there any special Aquarians or Pisces in your life? How are your resolutions going? What [Read More]

Outreach Observations February

Outreach Observations February

Why Be An Engineer? Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair  This month we celebrate National Engineers Week (a.k.a. E-Week) during 16-22 February. The week always falls during George Washington’s birthday because he was the first U.S. engineer. That’s what I tell educators, [Read More]

Professional Development February

Professional Development February

Wood and Water Diana Ukleja – Treasurer Conservation and efficiency have very different meanings in the industrialized world and the developing world.  I happened to read an essay by Roger Swain the other day–it’s cited below– and that set me to [Read More]

Membership Matters February

Membership Matters February

February Membership News Yadira Gilchrest - Membership Chair Hello NESS Members, Hopefully you are finding ways to stay warm this winter! Brrrr!!! Make sure to check out our virtual Professional Development activities.  For more information see the Professional Development [Read More]

Beyond the Section February

Beyond the Section February

Upcoming Events Beyond the Section Michele Fitzpatrick - Section Representative  FIRST robotics will be holding a District Competition at Fitch High School in Groton on March 8 & 9.  This is an official qualifier for the New England Championship Competition in Boston [Read More]

Wit-NESS February

Wit-NESS February

Fun with Photography Apps Peg Goter - Editor I began writing an article about the LFHCfS  (The Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists™)… but when I looked through my past articles, I realized I had already told you  all about it!  What’s even funnier is [Read More]

President’s Message January

President’s Message January

Happy New Year! Elizabeth Peterson – President   Happy New Year SWEsters & Friends, We have planned a whole line up of events this winter and hope that you can participate in some of our activities.  Starting this week, we are taking Physics is Phun! on the [Read More]

Outreach Observations January

Outreach Observations January

Segregating Students for Success Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair I recently read an article in my local newspaper (Sakonnet Times October 9-10, 2013) about a topic I have thought about and experienced in my limited classroom teaching, titled “Do single-sex classrooms [Read More]

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President’s Message April

President’s Message April

Spring Activities Elizabeth Peterson – President NESS’s relationship with our collegiate sections is stronger [Read More]

Outreach Observations April

Outreach Observations April

Outreach Passion Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair Usually I don’t go to the Region Conferences because (a) I am retired [Read More]

Professional Development April

Professional Development April

The Cosmos Diana Ukleja – Treasurer I hope you’ve been following Neil Degrasse Tyson on Cosmos. … the [Read More]

Membership Matters April

Membership Matters April

April Membership News Yadira Gilchrest - Membership Chair Hello NESS Members, This spring is all about our members.  [Read More]

Beyond the Section April

Beyond the Section April

Evening With Industry Yadira Gilchrest - URI Counselor The URI SWE section is planning an Evening with Industry Event [Read More]

Tech-Wit April

Tech-Wit April

What Did She Just Say? Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor I studied French for six years, progressing to the point [Read More]

President’s Message March

President’s Message March

Looking Ahead to Spring Elizabeth Peterson – President Hello NESS! March is certainly the month for K-12 outreach [Read More]

Outreach Observations March

Outreach Observations March

Olympic Technology Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair I started writing this article during the 2014 Winter Olympics, when [Read More]

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