A Piece of the Moon, MS Alpha’s New Record, and Academic All-America Men’s Swimming

Fifty-one years ago, John W. Young, GA A ’52, walked and drove on the moon as the commander of the Apollo 16 mission. He and his crew returned to Earth with 209 pounds of lunar samples, with one of them now being on display at Georgia Tech's Price Gilbert Library, thanks to his family. Young... Continue Reading →

Tau Bates Named Academic All-American

In early December, three Tau Bates were among 124 college athletes selected by the College Sports Communicators (CSC) to join the 2022-23 Academic All-America Soccer Team. Comprised of four teams (NCAA I, II, & III and NAIA divisions), the CSC Academic All-America program began in 1952 and has honored more than 38,000 student-athletes in sports... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Announces Chapter Project Award Winners

Students from Alabama Epsilon; from The Bent archives Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tau Beta Pi Association hosted its 115th annual Convention virtually. Unvention 2020, the Association’s inaugural virtual event, provided much-needed opportunities for connection and networking to the over 1,200 Tau Bates who registered to attend. Held between October 10 and November 7,... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Video Requests, National Volunteer Week Special Posts on Social Media

Share with us a slice of your COVID-19 journey with a "Pi Bite" During the COVID-19 Pandemic many of us are finding new and inventive ways to work, stay in touch, and to contribute to our community. Watch the video and learn how you can send us your positive short videos and pictures on COVID-19... Continue Reading →

NY Omicron Celebrates 50th, Pi Day Pics, Marconi Society, COVID-19 Announcement

NY Omicron Celebrating 50th Anniversary; Planned April Event Stony Brook University announced, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, that they planned to host the 50th Anniversary party for New York Omicron chapter of Tau Beta Pi in April. However, as a precautionary measure, they have postponed the event to next semester. Updates will be forthcoming. Pi... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Engineers, Michigan State Design Lab, Kentucky Team Attend ICPC

This is only a sampling of days celebrating engineers – there may be others for different countries, regions, states, and affiliations. NSPE National Engineering Week Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020, to Saturday, February 22, 2020 Founded by National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by... Continue Reading →

UMD President, Engineers Week 2020, & Scholarship to Virginia Senior

Darryll Pines Named 34th President of the University of Maryland Darryll J. Pines, Ph.D., MD B'86, has been named the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Pines is dean of the university's School of Engineering and a professor of aerospace engineering. Click here to read the news announcement.    Engineers Week... Continue Reading →

Franklin Award, Mercer Senior Honored, New Items in TBP Store & Tau Beta Pi Day!

C. Daniel Mote, Ph,D., California Alpha '59, has been awarded the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering. Now in its 196th year, The Franklin Institute Awards pays tribute to the institute's namesake and America’s first great scientist, Benjamin Franklin, by honoring the greatest minds in science, engineering, and industry. The laureates are mentors and... Continue Reading →

Application Deadlines, Post-Quake News from Puerto Rico, and Employment Opportunities

https://youtu.be/lWDdU7S1ujU What do these people have in common? Deadlines are quickly approaching for Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus nominations and fellowship applications, which are due by February 1. If you know someone deserving of recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus, please submit the nomination by Feb. 1 here. If you want to apply for a fellowship... Continue Reading →

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