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A Message from Dean Thompson

Engineers are problem solvers, and with the challenges our society faces in human health, climate change and more, we need more problem solvers. When we engage young minds with engineering, we help children understand that they have the power to tackle the world’s problems. We afford them experience not only with the direct underpinnings of engineering, such as physics and chemistry, but also with concepts that are inherent to engineering, such as problem-solving, logic, collaboration, and much more.

Levi T. Thompson, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Engineering
Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor of Chemical Engineering

Visiting Minors on Campus

As per University policy, all faculty, staff and undergrad/grad students hosting or visiting with students under 18 years old must complete Protection of Minors clearance protocol. Find links here for all required procedures.

The entire procedure takes less than 20 minutes.

Falsification of Background Check or Failure to Report
If any Program Organizer or Program Staff member negligently, recklessly, or willfully falsifies any portion of his or her background check information, or that of any other Program Staff member, and/or fails to abide by the self-reporting requirements of this Policy, such falsification shall be grounds for termination of the Program’s contract for cause and a future ban on use of University property or facilities.  If a Program Organizer or Program Staff member who is also an employee or independent contractor of the University negligently, recklessly, or willfully falsifies any portion of his or her background check information or the information of any other person, it shall be grounds for discipline, up to and including termination.

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