A team of Olin students won a prize for Smart Step, a shoe that helps older adults detect obstacles. Smart Step was conceived and created at an intergenerational hackfest at North Hill, a senior living community in Needham.
Smart Shoes and Community Spaces on The Wire
Olin’s online news channel, The Wire, takes a closer look at what makes Olin tick. Featured stories include: a look at Boardbot, a thrift shop field trip and a review of Olin’s Fall EXPO. #TheWireatOlin
Collaborate with Olin
Olin is more than just a laboratory for innovation in engineering education on our own campus. We are also a “Collaboratory,” dedicated to inspiring, enabling and equipping transformational educational experiences with and for other institutions.
The Olin Collaboratory Summer Institute provide participants from around the country and around the world with the opportunity to conceive and catalyze change in engineering education. Apply today.
2000+ educators have visited Olin since the inception of the Collaboratory in 2009. Many come in to do an introductory day visit, which is a compelling way to experience the unique culture of Olin and spark ideas.