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This Year's 'Engineers Week' Features the Launch of the First 'App-E-Feat' Contest


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(OPEN):
THE 2014 "ENGINEERS WEEK" RUNS THROUGH SATURDAY [FEBRUARY 22ND].  IN ADDITION TO SUCH ACTIVITIES AS THE NATIONAL FINALS OF THE "FUTURE CITY COMPETITION", "INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING DAY", AND "DISCOVER ENGINEERING FAMILY DAY", THE OBSERVANCE THIS YEAR INCLUDES THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST "APP-E-FEAT"-CONTEST.  DUSTY FISHER IS WITH "I-TRIPLE-E-U-S-A"--THIS YEAR'S LEAD ENGINEERING-SOCIETY...

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MOST AMERICANS DON'T KNOW WHAT ENGINEERING IS, OR WHAT ENGINEERS DO.  ENGINEERING IS A COLLABORATIVE, CREATIVE PROCESS THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN ALL OUR LIVES.  'ENGINEERS WEEK' CELEBRATES THESE ACCOMPLISHMENTS--AND HELPS SHARE THEIR [I-E, ENGINEERS'] KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND ENTHUSIASM.  TO KICK OFF 'ENGINEERS WEEK', WE LAUNCHED OUR NEW 'APP-E-FEAT'-CONTEST--[WHICH IS] PART OF A LARGER PROGRAM THAT ALLOWS ORGANIZATIONS TO CONNECT WITH ENGINEERS, TO DEVELOP MOBILE APPS THAT WILL HELP HUMANITY AND CHANGE LIVES.  THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO ANYONE WHO'S 13 OR OLDER; PARTICIPANTS CAN CREATE AN APP--OR EVEN DRAW, WRITE, OR UPLOAD A SOLUTION TO A LOCAL OR GLOBAL PROBLEM."

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALL OF THIS YEAR'S ACTIVITIES, VISIT "DISCOVER-E"-DOT-ORG; THAT'S "DISCOVER"-THE-LETTER-"E"-DOT-ORG.



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