Welcome to EWB-UMN

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The mission of Engineers Without Borders University of Minnesota Chapter (EWB-UMN) is to partner with disadvantaged communities around the world and to improve their quality of life through implementation of engineered projects that prove environmentally and economically sustainable. Our goals are achieved through cooperation with each other, fellow institutions, and mentors on the basis of commitment, persistence, and concern for the recipients of our efforts. We strive to uphold and advance our principles for international responsibility and look forward to applying the experience in our future engineering careers.

Members need not be students or engineers!
A few hours of time and expertise go a long way to help projects succeed all around the globe.

Upcoming Events

EWB Leadership Seminar, Mondays 2/13/17-3/6/17, 6:00-7:00 PM, Bruininks 330 – Learn leadership skills from the latest science and tools. A mix of conceptual learning, case studies, and activities will be used to teach you how to apply the principles in context. Contact Isaac Johnson (joh11269@umn.edu) with questions.

EWB General Meeting, 03/06/17, 5:00-6:00 PM, Bruininks 312 – Come join us for Project, Fundraising and Event updates. We will also be making tie blankets for Project Linus, an organization which distributes blankets to children in hospitals, shelters and more. There will be Jimmy Johns sandwiches as well.

EWB Annual Spring Reception, 03/25/17, 5:00 PM, Coffman Mississippi Room – Mark your calendar for the Annual Spring Reception. Come celebrate accomplishments of EWB and thank those who support our cause. Register for the event HERE. Special thanks to Medtronic for sponsoring this years reception.

CSE expo, 03/30/17, 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM Help volunteer for EWB-UMN at the upcoming CSE expo. Participants will receive a free shirt, meal and volunteer credit. Contact Kathryn Doan at doanx053@umn.edu if you are interested.

Guatemala 2016 implementation photos

Uganda 2016 implementation photos

Map of Project Locations