Most recent student blog entries

Sunday, August 24, 2014

A Brief Hiatus


From the blog 364.4 Smoots +/- 1 Ear by Andrew Gabris

What better time to write a blog post than waiting in the Grand Rapids, Michigan airport  No, this is not the start of my glorious week long break but is actually near the end.  Apparently, scheduling an hour layover…Read More


Monday, August 25, 2014

Summer Goals: Complete


From the blog Maine-ly LGO

Term one at MIT is now complete, and I cant believe how much was jammed into those ten weeks. Outdoor activities, class, projects, homework, parties, and trips filled every day of my summer. First academics: Six Lean Tools…Read More


Friday, August 22, 2014

The View From Here


From the blog An LGO Adventure by Elizabeth

The last day of summer class was last Friday and it has been awesome to have an entire week free from 8am class! It has also been a good chance to reflect on the summer and gear up for MBA orientation next week. Many of the LGOs…Read More


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Flight Simulations


From the blog Snapshots of Seattle - Internship + Pacific Northwest by Esther

The LGO interns at Boeing had the exclusive opportunity of flying in a simulator! The entire floor of an unassuming Boeing facility was dedicated to training pilots  in simulators. An LGO '14, Tom, organized it just for us.…Read More


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Drone Delivery: Amazon can learn from the Navy


From the blog InsideOps

Amazon Prime Air has been in the news recently, on the heels of many other news stories about drones. Amazon touts that the system will be able to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less and that the system will become as normal…Read More


Friday, August 15, 2014

The one about nanos gigantum humeris insidentes


From the blog weng hong. teh.

July 4th, 2014 Ms. Ann S. Bowers Noyce Foundation2500 El Camino RealSuite 110Palo Alto, CA 94306 Dear Ms. Bowers, As we celebrate another Fourth of July in America, I find it especially noteworthy to dedicate some time for self-reflection.…Read More


Monday, August 11, 2014

Helicopters, Puppies, and Slack Lines.


From the blog An LGO Tail. by Tamara

The past couple of weeks are a bit of a blur. It is now somehow our last week of the summer semester, and we've had exams, many many final projects due, local plant tours, and more. Here's a quick update via picture book format. I…Read More


Monday, July 21, 2014

Reflection.


From the blog iowanlgo

This week my classmates and I were assigned (or as Professor Hafrey would put it, “provided the opportunity”) to write an essay on our leadership journey and what we hope to accomplish during our two years at LGO.…Read More


Monday, July 14, 2014

Out with the old, in with the new


From the blog David's LGO Adventures by David

Last month marked the changing of the guard at LGO, when the Class of 2014 graduated (CONGRATS!) and the Class of 2016 started (WELCOME!).  It also means that those of us in the Class of 2015 have become "2nd Years" which…Read More


Sunday, June 29, 2014

Texas Summertime Reflection


From the blog Sapucai: The Victory Yell of One Lucky Mita'i by Alex Whigham

Semester #3 is in the books. Late 2013 and early 2014 has carried a lot of emotions, travels, and music.EmotionsThe SadMy father's colleague and great friend Jerry Cooney passed away. He had been fighting a battle with cancer…Read More