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EWeek Kickoff event, hosted by ASME

Welcome to Engineers Week (EWeek), the week where engineering student organizations host a plethora of fun-filled events. EWeek involves competitions between the university's various engineering organizations. Each organization gets points for hosting, competing in, and placing in competitions.


The EWeek kickoff was hosted by ASME, and included a relay race, with each leg of the race presenting a new challenge, such as, a four-legged race, holding an orange under the chin, balancing a marshmallow on a spoon, etc. The games were a tie between PNS and Tau Beta Pi.

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A running total of the points earned by each organiztion can be viewed at the EWeek website. At the end of the week, prizes will be given for the most points. Of the four large organizations (ASME, AIChE, IEEE, and SWE) the highest scoring organization will receive $700. Of the smaller organizations, the highest scorer will receive $500. The overall highest scorer will receive an additional $200. There will also be prizes awarded for second and third place in each categories.

photo of Kristen Armstrong balancing a marshmallow on a spoon

Kristen Armstrong, of ASME, balancing a marshmallow on a spoon in the Kickoff relay race.

Following is a calendar of the events. A more detailed schedule can be found on the Student Engineering Council's EWeek website.

Friday, February 13:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Kickoff, 3 – 5 p.m., in front of ECE building
Saturday, February 14:
EDAM, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 15:
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Wii tournament, 7 – 9 p.m.
Monday, February 16:
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Event, 10 a.m. to noon
SWE, So You Think Engineers Can Dance, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Roden Leadership Program, Rodennovations, 6 – 8 p.m.
ASME, Knockout Baseball, 8 – 10 p.m.
Tuesday, February 17:
Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Foosball Tournament, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Tau Beta Pi Eating Contest, 11:30 – 1:30 a.m.
ASME Capture The Flag, 5 – 7 p.m.
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Root Beer Pong, 7 – 8 p.m.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Jalapeñardy, 8 – 9 p.m.
Wednesday, February 18:
Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE) Chili Cookoff, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Beta Mu Epsilon Family Feud, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Theta Tau Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, 5 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 19:
SWE Mr. Engineer Pageant, 6 – 8 p.m.
OXE Tetris Tournament, 8 – 10 p.m.
Friday, February 20:
Theta Tau Deal or No Deal, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Tau Beta Pi Rock Band, 4 – 7 p.m.
Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Dodgeball, 7 – 8 p.m.
Night at the Union (Tentative), 8 – 10 p.m.
Saturday, February 21:
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, 2 – 5 p.m.
Salt Lick Banquet, 6 – 9 p.m.
EWeek participants in a four-legged race.

EWeek participants in a four-legged race.

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