Upcoming Episode: S4E01 – TBD

As Season 3 of This Engineering Life draws to a close, we’re working hard to build another incredible set of episodes for you to enjoy! We can’t wait to see you soon 🙂



S3E06 – Senior Reflections  (04/21/21)

In this extended episode, we journey with 10 Pratt seniors to reflect on their past experiences and lessons learned as engineering students at Duke.



S3E05 – FOOD (03/31/21)

In this episode, we learn about Duke’s healthy eating resources and hear stories from current freshmen and a senior regarding their relationships with food.



S3E04 – Dean Ravi! (03/17/21)

In this episode, we speak with the Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering and receive some of his profound wisdom and advice.



S3E03 – Research (03/04/21)

In this episode, we explore a wide diversity of Duke research experiences. Also, back from Season 1, we end this episode with CoHost commentary!



S3E02 – Risk Taking (02/17/21)

We listen to the creator of Duke’s “Learning to Fail” class as well as two Duke undergrads who share their thoughts and experiences with Risk!



S3E01 – Lessons on Learning (02/03/21)

We listen to two Duke students and a Learning Consultant from the ARC  who share their perspectives, experiences, and advice on learning!



S2E06 – Engineering & the Arts (11/12/20)

We speak with a variety of Duke Engineers who have interests spanning beyond engineering and into the world of the Arts!



S2E05 – Startups (10/28/20)

We learn from Duke I&E Faculty, two current students, and a Duke Alumni about the experiences that come with working at a startup!



S2E04 – Interviews! (10/14/20)

We get to hear the stories of a few Duke Undergraduate (and Alumni) Interview experiences! We even get some advice from Duke’s Career Center.



S2E03 – Mental Health & Wellness (09/30/20)

In this episode, we focus on exploring different experiences and resources related to Mental Health & Wellness within the Pratt Community.



S2E02 – Black Lives Matter & Pratt (09/16/20)

We explore how Pratt students feel about, and have engaged in the Black Lives Matter Movement. We offer support and resources for those also wishing to get involved.



S2E01 – Summer Student Spotlights (09/02/20)

We hear reflections from Duke students about the incredible summer experiences they’ve had, some even working to help with COVID!



Episode 007 – Senior Reflections (04/22/20)

We hear reflections from six Duke Seniors about their experiences over the last four years. Things they’ve learned, experiences they’ve had, and so much more!



Episode 006 – Pratt: A Virtual Experience (04/08/20)

We explore how Pratt’s transition to distance learning, combined with the new norms of social distancing, have transformed the lives and educations of so many of Duke’s Engineers and Professors.



Episode 005 – Engineering around COVID-19 (03/25/20)

We discuss the vast array of adjustments and changes that students and professors have had to make amidst all of the uncertainty, changes, and closures resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic.



COVID-19 UPDATE (03/18/20)

Following Duke’s decisions to postpone university activity due to  COVID-19, we will be postponing this week’s episode and continuing with an altered schedule next week.



Episode 004  – SLGs and Other Communities (03/04/20)

Perspectives from Engineers who have chosen to join a variety of non-greek social organizations that fill niches all over campus, including SLGs and similar communities.



Episode 003  – Greek Engineers (02/19/20)

A perspective from various Duke engineers who have decided to join Sororities/Fraternities on campus, as well as the thoughts of a current professor, Dr. Michael Gustafson about his fraternity experiences.



Episode 002  – Effortless Perfection (02/05/20)

An exploration of perspectives from professors and students about what effortless perfection is, whether it exists at Duke, and how to navigate this landscape that may be unfamiliar for many.



Episode 001  – Crazie Engineering?  (01/22/20)

A look into what it takes to be a Cameron Crazie AND a Duke Engineer. Can you do both? What does it mean do be a line monitor… or a mascot? What if you’re not even a basketball fan?