- Six New Degrees at Embry-Riddle Meet Growing Needs in Aviation, Space, Global Business
New bachelor's degrees will be offered in aviation security, commercial space operations and global business; new master's degrees will be offered in aviation finance, engineering management and unmanned and autonomous systems engineering.
- Alumna Astronaut Nicole Stott to Lead Embry-Riddle Youth Summer Program on Space Research
Stott will guide students in developing space research projects. Other Summer Camp topics at Embry-Riddle’s three campuses will include robotics, spy technology, spacecraft engineering, flight training, career exploration and specialized programs for girls.
- Embry-Riddle Graduates Tapped for University Board of Trustees Leadership Roles
Alumni Mori Hosseini, founder and CEO of ICI Homes, will serve the Board as chairman and Zane Rowe of Apple will become Board secretary. Alumnus Joe Martin will continue to serve as Board treasurer.
- World's First Commercial Space Operations Degree OK'd for Liftoff at Embry-Riddle
The new degree program will supply the commercial spaceflight industry with skilled graduates in the areas of space policy, operations, regulation and certification, as well as space flight safety, and space program training, management and planning.
- Full-Flight Simulator Training Prepares Embry-Riddle Students for New FAA Rules
In Daytona Beach, students will be trained in a full-motion simulator from FlightSafety International in the campus’s Advanced Flight Simulation Center. Students at the Prescott campus train in full-motion simulators alongside airline crews in Phoenix.
- Embry-Riddle, Antipodean Aviation Offer Survival Training in Emergency Water Landings
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has teamed with Antipodean Aviation of Australia to offer pre-flight planning, emergency water landing techniques, escape from a submerged aircraft cabin and sea survival techniques.
- Embry-Riddle Fulbright Scholars Research Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aircraft Acquisition
Professor Brian Butka from the Daytona Beach Campus will teach and conduct research on the design and operation of UAVs at Management Center Innsbruck in Austria this fall; Viktoriia Myroniuk from National Aviation University in Ukraine is currently at the Daytona Beach Campus conducting research on aircraft acquisition.
- New Degrees at Embry-Riddle Teach Students to Unlock Planetary Secrets, Safeguard Cyber Secrets
The Prescott Campus will launch three new bachelor’s degree programs in Astronomy, Cyber Intelligence & Security, and Software Engineering with a cyber security emphasis.
- Embry-Riddle Launches New High School Aerospace Institute in Rockford, Illinois
Students in the free, dual-enrollment program at Jefferson High School will earn both high school and college credit while learning about aeronautical science and unmanned aircraft systems from Embry-Riddle professors.
- Pratt & Whitney Donates Two Turbofan Engines to Embry-Riddle
Housed in the Gas Turbine Laboratory at the Daytona Beach Campus, the engines will be disassembled by students to examine the evolution of engine design compared to other engines in the lab.
- Embry-Riddle Targets Space Debris in Nanosatellite Competition
Funded by an Air Force grant, the Embry-Riddle project seeks to validate a range of low-cost, low-risk nanosat technologies that can be used for the removal of space debris and hundreds of satellites that are cluttering low-Earth orbit and threatening future space missions.
- Embry-Riddle, Advanced Aerospace Solutions Partner for One-Stop Shop World-Class Research
The partnership will attract high-tech, high-profile, aerospace companies to the region to work with Embry-Riddle and help grow the research and technology park adjacent to the Daytona Beach campus.
- Embry-Riddle Named a Military Friendly School, Plans Open House for Success Center
For the third straight year, G.I. Jobs magazine has honored Embry-Riddle for excellence in recruiting and retaining military and veteran students. An open house Nov. 8 will introduce a newly renovated Veterans Heritage Lounge and Success Center.
- Daytona Beach International Airport to Display Embry-Riddle Jet Dragster
Starting in January 2013, the award-winning car will be on display at the airport for a year, positioned in the highly visible airline ticketing lobby where Embry-Riddle also has a weather-information kiosk.
- Nation's First Aviation Ph.D. Program Researches Critical Issues
The Transportation Research Board is funding research into runway incursions being conducted by a student enrolled in Embry-Riddle's aviation doctoral program who is combining quantitative data from past incursions with first-hand accounts by pilots.
- Embry-Riddle’s Aerospace Engineering Program Named Best in Nation for 13th Straight Year
U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Embry-Riddle’s undergraduate aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation and has named Embry-Riddle No. 13 out of 128 Southern universities granting mainly bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education Again Names Embry-Riddle a "Great College to Work For"
The nation's most respected publication covering colleges and universities ranks Embry-Riddle as one of the top employers in education. Embry-Riddle is also named a best employer by Florida Trend magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, and BestCompaniesAZ.
- Embry-Riddle Appears on Florida Trend's Best Companies List for Third Year
Embry-Riddle has once again been named one of Florida’s Best Companies to Work For in rankings produced by Florida Trend magazine and the Best Companies Group. The university is listed among the 27 large companies considered the best in the state and is the only educational institution to make the large-company category.