Over five weeks, students from Widener’s three campuses took advantage of an opportunity made possible through Widener’s partnership with the August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute in Germany for the first-ever internationally held Innovation Sprint.
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Partnering with faculty advisors, more than 60 students participated in the annual Summer Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (SURCA) program, applying what they’ve learned in the classroom to real-life, hands-on projects.
Student projects at Widener often push the boundaries of innovation, but one robotics engineering project rose above the rest to address a major problem in the drone industry.
Collaborative research and scholarship with faculty creates opportunities for Widener students to inform the future of the fields they are preparing to enter.
This year really opened my eyes to other fields. I was really able to explore and bridge into different areas to see what I like and see what I don't like. I learned a lot about what I want to do in the future.
Daniël van der SpoelDaniël's Story
Before doing this summer research experience, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. I’ve been trying to narrow it down, and this has opened me up to aerospace engineering.
Vinny CsercsevitsVinny's Story
“Speaking at TEDx has given me confidence to speak on large-scale social issues. I am thrilled I was able to bring awareness to human trafficking, and will devote my nursing practice to creating positive change that empowers survivors.”
Natalie SassiNatalie's Story
“It has been a wonderful experience so far because of the support I received.”
Randy LeBarRandy's Story
Widener is definitely like a home away from home. I spend a lot of time here, so I’ve gotten used to the environment. It’s very comfortable and everyone here is really nice.