Engineering Student Council, with support from the Opus College of Engineering, will host Engineers Week (E-Week) from Feb. 16 to Feb. 24, 2024. E-Week is part of a national celebration to honor the many ways engineers make a difference through their profession. This year’s activities include social events, giveaways and Engineering Cake Wars!

Find a full listing of events and competitions below. For questions, please contact Engineering Student Council.

Please note: Some events may be awaiting registration details or competition rules. Check back for additional updates in February and follow the Opus College of Engineering and Engineering Student Council on Instagram for more updates.


Friday, February 16

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Engineering Innovate-o-thon sponsored by Marmon Holdings Inc. | 5p.m. to 12p.m. the following day | Engineering Hall

Marmon Holdings challenges teams of engineering students to solve a real engineering challenge from one of its businesses. Teams will have 18 hours to develop a winning solution and 10 minutes to present to Marmon executives. The specific challenge is a mystery until teams arrive.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your engineering skills, connect with a major employer, and have fun working on a real project! The winning team from the Fall Innovate-o-Thon is now working with Marmon to continue developing and commercializing their solution.

This challenge is open to Marquette undergraduate and graduate engineering students.

Learn more and register online

Note: Registration is required. Registration closes February 8th or when team capacity is filled.

Saturday, February 17

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Engineers Without Borders 2024 Silent Auction | 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. | Broken Bat Brewery

Join EWB for their 10th Annual Silent Auction at Broken Bat Brewery from 4p.m. to 7p.m.

All proceeds will go directly towards funding future projects in Guatemala and helping students fund travel expenses. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Monday, February 19

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Faculty Flip | 8:00a.m. to 10:30a.m. | Engineering Hall first floor

Enjoy a pancake breakfast made by your favorite engineering professors.

Rube Goldberg with Engineers Without Borders | 5:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. | E-Hall 136

Students will build a marble run representing EWB's international projects to build water systems that deliver water from springs to tanks and taps in homes.

Rootbeers with Engineers Trivia with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) | 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. | E-Hall 136

ASME will host trivia in Engineering Hall for all students!

Beers with Engineers Trivia with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) | 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. | Caffrey's Pub

ASCE will host trivia at Caffrey's Pub for students aged 21 or older. Trivia will have a $5 entrance fee that includes a free drink.

Tuesday, February 20

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Resume Review | 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. | E-Hall 4th floor atrium

Stop by to meet engineering professionals before the Engineering Career Fair for a quick resume review and opportunity to connect. 

Students: Register here.

Hot Wing Contest with Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) | 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. | E-Hall 136

BMES will challenge students to answer trivia questions while eating spicy chicken wings!

Register here.

Wednesday, February 21

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Free breakfast with Eta Kappa Nu | 8:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. | E-Hall first floor

Skip breakfast? Come grab free breakfast provided by Eta Kappa Nu in Engineering Hall!

Engineering Job Fair | 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. | AMU 3rd floor

Connect with 70+ engineering employers to discuss co-ops, internships and full-time opportunities around the country! This is also a great event to network with professionals and practice showcasing your skills and experiences.

Marquette Engineering Tailgate | 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. | E-Hall lower level

Alumni, students and faculty are invited to a tailgate party in Engineering Hall prior to the DePaul vs. Marquette men's basketball game! 

RSVP not required but appreciated at this form.

Thursday, February 22

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Engineering Cake Wars | 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. | E-Hall Discovery Learning Center

The annual cake decorating contest returns to Engineering Hall! Teams of engineers are challenged to decorate a themed cake without any store-bought tools. Instead, students are encouraged to engineer and build their own knives, frosting tips, spatulas, cake cutters and more ahead of time. Some previous participants have used 3D printing and laser cutting to create tools, while others rely simply on tinfoil, cardboard and other materials.

Register your team here. See registration form for more guidelines.

Professional Panel with Tau Beta Phi and Alpha Omega Epsilon | 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. | E-Hall 136

TBP and AOE will host a panel of alumni and professionals to share more about their organizations and life outside of college.

Friday, February 23

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Dodgeball Tournament hosted by Engineering Student Council | 3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. | Annex Sports Court

The annual dodgeball battle is back!

Register here. See registration form for more guidelines.

Saturday, February 24

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Engineers Ball (E-Ball) | 7:00p.m. to 11:00p.m. | Harley-Davidson Museum

Join us for an evening of food, music and dancing to celebrate the end of E-Week!

Tickets required.

Learn more here.