e4usa June 2023 Newsletter

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Topics of Interest for Readers

All Readers:

  • Read about the MD Lieutenant Governor's visit to an e4usa classroom!
  • Check out the e4usa classroom that made the local news!


e4usa Students Present Final Project to Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller (MD)


Project report video on the specialized bike e4usa students created for a community member with Down syndrome. The video includes students delivering the bike!

Brendan McCarthy's e4usa Class at College Park Academy (MD) presented their final projects with special guests in attendance. Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller (MD) as well as e4usa co-PIs UMD President Darryll Pines and Dr. Stacy Klein-Gardner were able to watch as students presented their projects, including the above video. This final project included multiple smaller projects that got the bike to the finished product. Students were also able to hear from the Lieutenant Governor as she spoke about engineering pathways; what a wonderful opportunity!

e4usa Students Tour UMD Lab

e4usa students with a teacher in UMD lab facility

Dr. Hosam Fathy at The University of Maryland hosted Mr. Sagun and his class from The Children's Guild School of Prince George's County, MD, at his lab last month. e4usa students were able to engage with each other and with Dr. Fathy at the lab, and they were sure to ask a lot of questions! 

e4usa Classroom Makes Local News

Screen shot of Albuquerque News website

Mr. Buck's e4usa class at Sandia Preparatory School (NM) was featured in a local news story about one of their authentic engineering projects, last month!

Tennessee Oncology Sponsored Two Design Problems for e4usa Classroom to Solve

Collection of images of e4usa students presenting their project

Mike Kiser’s e4usa students from Brentwood High School, TN, recently took on Tennessee Oncology as a client. The students were assigned two design projects and then were able to present to Tennessee Oncology on the final products! For the first project, students demonstrated their re-designed and improved cryotherapy gloves. These gloves help chemotherapy patients preserve their nailbeds. For the second project, students gave an excellent presentation of the engineering design work throughout this semester to redesign the patient gown worn by women everywhere. 

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