Tau Beta Pi Announces Chapter Project Award Winners

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, Unvention’s program included many workshops and professional developmentContinue reading “Tau Beta Pi Announces Chapter Project Award Winners”

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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-19Continue reading “COVID-19 Video Requests, National Volunteer Week Special Posts on Social Media”

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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. PiContinue reading “NY Omicron Celebrates 50th, Pi Day Pics, Marconi Society, COVID-19 Announcement”

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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 byContinue reading “Celebrating Engineers, Michigan State Design Lab, Kentucky Team Attend ICPC”

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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.     EngineersContinue reading “UMD President, Engineers Week 2020, & Scholarship to Virginia Senior”

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

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

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 please apply online. Other awards including scholarships areContinue reading “Application Deadlines, Post-Quake News from Puerto Rico, and Employment Opportunities”

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2019 Year In Review: January through June

As we begin a new year, this post reviews some the people and activities highlighted throughout the first 6 months of 2019 on the Tau Beta Pi blog. Watch this space for the 2nd installment next week as we look back at July through December 2019. January 29 ABC Inside Science profiled a medical technologyContinue reading “2019 Year In Review: January through June”

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Space Farmer: Nick Hague, Colorado Zeta ’98; Iowa Alpha Members Honored

U.S. Air Force Col. Nick Hague recently wrapped up 203 days on board the International Space Station, conducting all kinds of research projects. But one of those experiments seemed tailor-made for the astronaut who describes himself as a farm boy from rural Kansas –the Vegetable Production System, termed VEGGIE. As reported by Jennifer M. LatzkeContinue reading “Space Farmer: Nick Hague, Colorado Zeta ’98; Iowa Alpha Members Honored”

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Tau Bates on Twitter, #problemsolved podcast, & Trending Topics

T Tulane Tau Bates On Twitter From time to time Twitter surprises with a great picture, post, or presentation. In this case, LA Beta at Tulane University in District 10, grabbed the spotlight with a photo tweeted by Chief Advisor Nicholas Sandoval, Ph.D. (CO Beta ’06), and keep up the good work! Thanks for theContinue reading “Tau Bates on Twitter, #problemsolved podcast, & Trending Topics”

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