UCSC Event, Marconi Young Scholar Award, & Teenage Tau Bate

The California Alpha Delta Chapter at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is hosting an event on Friday, May 26, at the Jack Baskin School of Engineering. The “Tau Beta Pi Revival” will include technical talks, food, and music. The event is free and is aimed at bringing the local engineering community together.

Please register for the event here and visit the chapter’s website for more information.


The Marconi Society is accepting nominations for the prestigious Paul Baran Young Scholar Award through June 30, 2017. “The Young Scholar Award is unlike any other, offering unparalleled connections, networking and opportunity for social impact.” Click here to learn more and to access the nomination form.

Two Tau Bates are recent recipients of the Young Scholar Award: George R. MacCartney, Ph.D. (PA Q ’10), 2016 Young Scholar; and Joseph M. Lukens, Ph.D. (AL B ’11), 2015 Young Scholar. You can also view the list of Tau Bate Marconi Prize winners.


WJLA news in Washington, D.C., recently profiled chemical engineering student Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu. She graduated this May with her bachelor’s degree from Howard University. She is only 18 years old.

Originally from Nigeria, Chidi-Ogbolu will pursue a Ph.D. at the University of California, Davis. She joined the DC Alpha Chapter at Howard in March. Read the article for more biographical information.


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