The purpose of the SELF on the Road (SOTR) is to give the rising senior class of SELF Fellows the opportunity to travel to a location with close ties to KU and serve as ambassadors of the University, the School of Engineering, and the SELF Program. SOTR will provide students with outstanding networking opportunities as well as the chance to visit leading engineering and technology companies and learn more about their innovations and discoveries. 

The inaugural SELF on the Road took place in August 2014. Students from the SELF Class of 2015 visited Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. Read more about their experience on their blog or in this presentation.The Class of 2016 Fellows visited Seattle and Portland in August 2015. An account of their experience can be viewed on Twitter or via the stories posted below.

This August, the Class of 2017 visited Austin and Houston, Texas. Visits included both global, legacy firms like CP Chem and ExxonMobil, and successful startups like Square Root in Austin. Fellows also had the opportunity to visit with faculty at the University of Texas and learn more about the efforts of important educational endeavors like KIPP Houston.


The senior class of Self Engineering Leadership Fellows traveled to the Pacific Northwest in August 2015 to visit innovative companies with KU ties. Read more about the experience here: http://engr.ku.edu/sotr

Posted by University of Kansas School of Engineering on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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