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March 5, 2017
The Pool Test Tradition Continues; What Else is New?

Firsts are always so exciting; and our first pool test of the year was no exception. It was a cold Sunday evening, and there was excitement in the air. In the past years, pool tests have not went so well. I mean, they have been standard pool tests. Robot in the water, troubleshooting software problems, […]

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March 2, 2017
End of our USEED Campaign

A huge thank you to everyone that supported our campaign! Today is the last day and we blew away all of our goals! We truly appreciate everyone that made this possible! THANK YOU!!! #robotics #ualberta#ros #arvp2017 #arvpcrowdfunder

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February 7, 2017
January Newsletter

It has been a crazy month prepping for USEED. Thanks to very dedicated students such as Nicholas (Congratulations!), ARVP runs like a well-oiled machine... or robot. Take a look at our January Newsletter - in it you can see the generous companies supporting us! Wish to join the mailing list? Click here: #arvp #robotics […]

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January 30, 2017
Starting our USEED Campaign!!

We are excited to announce the launch of our USEED Campaign! We are in the middle of constructing our new robot for RoboSub 2017 and we need your support. Take a look at our campaign page for more detailed information. We'll be updating lots on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter so check us out there! #robotics […]

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January 7, 2017
December Newsletter

Happy 2017! ARVP is back in the grind. The electrical team has been working hard and we thank Noni for her amazing job on the simulator! Heads up: We are really excited to be starting our first USEED campaign! More information will be posted here soon! Wish to join the mailing list? Click here: […]

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December 7, 2016
November Newsletter

Finals season is upon us! ARVP wishes you the best of luck during these next two weeks. If you are in need of a quick break, read our November Newsletter below. The mechanical team has done some great work and we thank Curtis for his valuable contribution to the team! Wish to join the mailing […]

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November 7, 2016
October Newsletter

New month - new newsletter! This October features the software team in all of their glory, including our ROS Edmonton events held monthly! A huge congratulations to Bianca Angotti for her hard work and dedication to the admin team! Wish to join the mailing list? Click here: #arvp #robotics #ualberta #october2016 #ROS

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October 7, 2016
September Newsletter

Not on our mailing list and missed the September Newsletter? Check it out here! Congratulations to Jesse Tham for becoming September's Member of the Month! His dedication to the Electrical and Software teams inspires the rest of the team to put in their best effort. Wish to join the mailing list? Click here:

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July 29, 2016
July 28, 2016 - Day 4: Drive 11 Hours to Pick up a Van.

The clock struck midnight and Jon and I were awakened from our naps. We then packed the truck with a pillow and some food, and went on our way to good ol' Provo, Utah for our van. As Jon drove the way there, I slipped into an uncomfortable sleep. 11 hours later we arrived in […]

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July 28, 2016
July 27, 2016 - Day 3: 10 More Minutes, and it will be Ready.

Jon woke me up this morning and Parsa, Jon, Sheide and I decided to go to Transdec early to see if we could qualify for semifinals as soon as possible. We packed up the robot in the truck and were on our way! Once we got there, I was seconds away from missing the morning […]

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July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016 - Day 2: Pool Tests and A Bad Connection

The alarm clocked blared in my ear at 4:30 in the morning. Why? Well we had to be at the Transdec pool by 6:00 if we wanted good times for the pool runs. As I cracked my eyes open, I see all of the lights in the rooms turned on, the hotel room outside doors […]

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July 26, 2016
July 25, 2016 - Day 1: Chips and Cereal. That's All You Need.

It's orientation day! Officially the first day of the competition and I'm feeling good. Jon and Michael woke up first and went for a quick run, followed by me waking up at 7:30 AM and going for a run down the harbour. Humid, sticky air hit me as I ran, and it was glorious. After […]

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