A Water Crisis in India

New Delhi (CNN) “Hundreds of empty plastic jugs wait in rows on the cracked, dry, dusty earth. Hovering expectantly nearby, the residents of Vasant Kunj slum in South Delhi, one of the city’s largest and poorest, stand waiting for a government water tanker to arrive. “It’s been 10 days. “Ten days since they last received […]

Capstone course seeks to inspire humanitarian-focused engineers

“The senior capstone design course is a culminating experience for undergraduate seniors in the Penn State College of Engineering, where interdisciplinary teams take an idea from concept to reality. By fusing their academic knowledge and experiences to tackle a real-world problem, the students prepare themselves as the next generation of engineers. “To help emphasize this […]

Reservoir Studio’s Carpenter is Ida Ely Rubin Artist in Residence at the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)

B. Stephen Carpenter II, Ida Ely Rubin Artist in Residence at the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST), and Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning, will combine art, science and social practice to demonstrate how to enhance practices and possibilities for sustainability through socially engaged art and education. During the […]