First Year Experience

First year students in the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Sciences get…

Motivation
Through an Introduction to Engineering curriculum that emphasizes preparation for college success, design thinking & innovation, & experiential learning themes.

Accountability
Through weekly study halls and tutoring sessions students are held accountable for devoting time to studying and mastering chemistry, physics, and calculus concepts that will enable their success in their degree programs.

Mentoring
Through peer, corporate, and faculty mentoring, students are provided advice, resources, examples, social interaction, and professional development opportunities.

News

AIA President Carl Elefante Talks about Architecture’s Relevance Revolution with Our Students

Wed, October, 17 2018

Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>

Bringing the Local Perspective of Black Architects and Planners to Coincide with NMAAHC Symposium

Thu, October, 4 2018

The Department of Architecture was generously invited by Dr. Michelle Wilkinson of the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collaborate in bringing the local perspective of Black architects and planners to coincide with the museum’s symposium: Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now.Read More >>

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