Engineering for impact
From its inception, Olin’s only constant has been our drive to transform how engineering is taught, learned, and perceived. We pursue this goal alongside partners—educators, innovators, and industry leaders—who share our goal to make engineering education sustainable, equitable, and accessible for all.
Olin Extends Footprint to Cambridge with “The Mirror”
Olin extends its footprint to Cambridge with “The Mirror, ” partnering with Kendall Square Association and HBCUs to expand what’s possible for the young people and industries of Cambridge.Read More
Olin Alum Honored with Research and Diversity Award
Alumna Kris Dorsey ’07, has recently been honored by AnitaB.org, a nonprofit social enterprise seeking to achieve intersectional equity in the global technical workforce by 2025, with a 2022 Emerging Leader Abie Award.Read More
Olin Rises to No. 2 in 2023 U.S. News & World Report Ranking
After eight consecutive years as the third-ranked undergraduate engineering program in the nation, Olin has advanced to the No. 2 spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.Read More
Eastern Wind Power Donates Prototype Wind Turbine to Olin
Olin College is pleased to announce the generous donation by Linda M. and Jonathan Haar, owners of Eastern Wind Power, of a prototype of their Distributed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) to the College.Read More
Frank Talks: Understanding the Atmosphere: From Winter Weather to Future Climate
Jessie Oehrlein '16 discusses what we know about the atmosphere at different time and spatial scales, how we know it, and what we do with that information.Read More
Building with Purpose: How to craft a PhD in ethical tech.
Emily Wang '16 and Sara Hendren, Associate Professor, Design, Fine Arts, and Humanities at Olin, have written a new Q&A about accessibility and technology, finding the right graduate program, constructing a dissertation in disability and tech, and much more.Read More
Taking a Systems Engineering Approach to Equitable Health Care
It will take a systems engineering approach to develop the solutions to current health disparities stemming from racism, writes Olin College President Gilda A. Barabino and co-author in the American Scientist.Read More