The Soyuz rocket will launch Wednesday, June 6, for the International Space Station with three astronauts on-board, including Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD (DC G ’97). Dr. Auñón-Chancellor is a rookie space flier and former flight surgeon.
Her alma mater George Washington University (GW) is hosting a livestream of the launch and celebration. Click here for details and a description of the event. Dr. Auñón-Chancellor earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from GW and will be conducting medical experiments among other responsibilities while at the Space Station.
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has announced the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Men’s Track/Cross Country teams, including Division I, II, III, and college division. All First Team Academic All-District selections advance to the national Capital One Academic All-American ballot.
There are twelve Tau Beta Pi members that have been named to the 2018 Academic All-District Men’s Track/Cross Country teams: (See the full list)
NCAA Division I: First team (District 2)
Stefano Pineda – MD G 2019, mechanical engineering at U.S. Naval Academy
NCAA Division I: First team (District 4)
Charles Braddock – SC G 2018, electrical engineering at The Citadel (past recording secretary)
NCAA Division I: First team (District 5)
1. Will A. Anderson – IL D 2019, electrical engineering at Bradley University
2. Spencer E. Danielson – OH Q 2019, computer engineering at the University of Dayton
3. Benjamin Kendell – MI D 2018, electrical engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy
NCAA Division II: First team (District 5)
Trevian Jenkins – AL D 2019, electrical & computer engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
NCAA Division II: First team (District 6)
Matthew H. Kade – CO A 2017, petroleum engineering at Colorado School of Mines
NCAA Division III: First team (District 1)
Aidan S. Gilson – MA B 2019, biological engineering at MIT
NCAA Division III: First team (District 2)
Alex J. Kainer – NJ A 2018, mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology
NCAA Division III: First team (District 3)
Malcolm Porterfield – NY G 2017, mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
NCAA Division III: First team (District 7)
Sam A. Merriman – OH A 2018, engineering physics at Case Western Reserve University
NCAA College Division: First team (District 4)
Kyle A. Miller – AZ D 2017, aerospace engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
On Saturday, June 2, the California Lambda Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at the University of California, Davis, held their spring initiation.
One of the new initiates, Taylor M. Parker, CA L 2020, posted to her Instagram account (above image) with the “Bent” cookies that she baked for the initiation.