As of October 2017, Embry-Riddle Worldwide Research Chair and Assistant Professor of Aeronautics Dr. David C. Ison has officially assumed the role of President of the University Aviation Association.
UAA, a nonprofit organization consisting of more than 525 members representing 105 accredited colleges and universities around the world, plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree-granting aviation programs.
Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. – Willie Miller Auditorium, Daytona Beach Campus
This is the inaugural season of the Alterity Chamber Orchestra, presented by the Timucua Arts Foundation. The 16 musicians of the Alterity Chamber Orchestra focus mainly on new music and living composers of contemporary classical music. At Embry-Riddle, they will play a program of contemporary classical music, including works by Julius Eastman and Terry Riley. This event is free and open to the public and is presented by the Arts & Letters Committee of the College of Arts & Sciences.
Bijan Vasigh, professor of economics and finance at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus, was recently interviewed for a story on the career opportunities available to graduates in the field of unmanned aircraft, in The MIT Technology Review.
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A massive deep-sea megathrust on March 11, 2011, triggered a magnitude-9.0 Tōhoku earthquake off Japan’s eastern coastline. The tragic aftermath of that event, including a tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people, injured many more and triggered the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, has been extensively reported.
In a new video, Embry-Riddle President Dr. P. Barry Butler provides an overview of the university’s ambitious research goals. Facilities, fellowships and internally-funded research will be used to expand Embry-Riddle’s research enterprise over the next five years.
Saturday, Oct. 14 – Race starts promptly at 9 a.m. – Flight Line statue near College of Aviation
Everyone is invited you to run or walk for a worthy cause in the the True to the Blue 5K on Embry-Riddle's campus on October 14. The True to the Blue 5K will honor one of Embry-Riddle's first graduates of the Homeland Security program, Ashley Guindon, a Marine Corps veteran who was tragically killed in the line of duty on Feb. 27, 2016 - her first day as a Police Officer serving Prince William County, VA. Proceeds raised from the 5K Run & Walk will benefit the Ashley Guindon Memorial Scholarship. Runners registered by Wednesday, October 4 are guaranteed to receive an event t-shirt. The True to the Blue 5K is organized by Embry-Riddle's Student Veterans Organization, Homeland Security Student Association, and the Order of the Sword and Shield.
ENTRY FEES: Before Oct. 1: $25; after Oct. 1 to Race Day: $30; ERAU students: before Oct. 12 - $20; ERAU students after Oct. 12 to Race Day: $25. For complete race information, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/DaytonaBeach/TruetotheBlue5K.