MS Alpha Bent, Of Counsel Attorney, & KSU Summer Scholar (Oct. 2018)

The Mississippi Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Mississippi State University (MSU), has been posting images to their social media channels of their concrete Bent monument. The image below was posted by Matthew W. Priddy, Ph.D. (MS A ’08), MSU assistant professor and chapter advisor with the following caption: “eligibles and members giving the concrete bent a much needed scrubbing!”

Check out the MS Alpha Chapter on Twitter for images of the Bent after cleaning and currently decorated for Halloween.


Blair A. Silver, MA D ’05, has joined Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. as an Of Counsel attorney in their Washington, D.C. office. According to the announcement, he brings more than a decade of legal experience in complex, high-tech intellectual property disputes and related appellate matters, having practiced before the Supreme Court.

Silver earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University.


Five students from Kansas State University were profiled for gaining experience this summer through the support of the Mark Chapman Scholars Program. One of those students is Ethan L. Copple a junior industrial engineering and anthropology major.

Copple traveled to Guatemala to research the health care system. He was previously named the Tau Beta Pi Undersclassman of the Year and will be initiated into TBP at the Kansas Gamma Chapter this November. Click here to read the article.


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