Academics

Exceptional Leader in Acquisition and Contract Management: Lisa Salvador

Exceptional Leader in Acquisition and Contract Management: Lisa Salvador

A graduate of the MBA program, Lisa Salvador, has been named the National Director of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA). AFWA is a national organization that has dedicated [...]

Marine Science Camp: I’ll ‘Crush’ You

Marine Science Camp: I’ll ‘Crush’ You

Today Marine and Environmental Science Campers learned about the structure of crab claws and how they crush animals that live inside of seashells! They tested the strength of various sea shells to see how the shells [...]

Marine Science Camp off to an ‘Acidic’ Start

Marine Science Camp off to an ‘Acidic’ Start

Its that time of year again! The Marine and Environmental Science Camp is back! The 2014 season commenced with investigations into Ocean Acidification. Each camper selected various corals and shells to determine the effects of a changing ocean [...]

#115 – Children & Generosity

#115 – Children & Generosity

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Rushton, J.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Does your child ever fight or complain about having to share something with their siblings [...]

So You’re Thinking of Being a Mechanical Engineering Major

So You’re Thinking of Being a Mechanical Engineering Major

As a mechanical engineering major, you not only learn the principles of engineering, but those of physics, design and structures, thermal-fluid sciences, control systems, manufacturing and materials science. It is one of the most diverse disciplines you can [...]

#114 – Memory Lane

#114 – Memory Lane

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Gino, F., & Desai, S. D.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Did you know that thinking of a good memory from your [...]

What Can You Do With an Aerospace Engineering Degree?

What Can You Do With an Aerospace Engineering Degree?

What can you do with an aerospace engineering degree? Pete flies through the possible career opportunities for students majoring in aerospace engineering in today’s installment of, “What can I do with THAT degree?” Are you absolutely [...]

Exceptional Leader in Project Management: Candy Chesser

Exceptional Leader in Project Management: Candy Chesser

Candace Chesser, a graduate of the M.S. Project Management program, has been promoted to program manager for the Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA 209) at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). In her new role [...]

#113 – Food Dudes eat veggies

#113 – Food Dudes eat veggies

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Wengreen, H.J., et al. Written by Katie Kavanaugh, MS, BCBA. Fruits and Veggies…. YUCK! Are you ready to hear, “give me some broccoli!!!!”? [...]

#112 – Body Image & Eating Disorders

#112 – Body Image & Eating Disorders

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Jansen, A. et al. Written by Kyle Piecora, M.S. Why do those with eating disorders feel fat and unattractive, and loath their bodies? [...]