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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Alumni Chapters: Once a Tau Bate, always a Tau Bate

This week’s blog post comes exclusively from items posted by Tricia Gomulinski on the Facebook Group for Alumni Chapters. If you are on Facebook, make sure you request to join the group! Planning Session Takes Place Officers of the Ohio North Coast Alumni Chapter (Cleveland/Akron) held their annual planning meeting in January to map outContinue reading “Alumni Chapters: Once a Tau Bate, always a Tau Bate”

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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: July through December

This is the 2nd installment of memories from the 2019 Tau Beta Pi blog focusing on July through December. July 2 Automotive Icon & Tau Beta Pi Member Dies Automotive legend Lee Iacocca, PA A ’45, died July 2, 2019, at the age of 94. According to an obituary, he was “known as the fatherContinue reading “2019 Year In Review: July through December”

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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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TBP Alumni News and Notes

Arlene Garrison Named AAAS Fellow Arlene Garrison, Tennessee Alpha ’88, vice president for university partnerships at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as announced in a news release from ORAU. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS membersContinue reading “TBP Alumni News and Notes”

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Spend a Week With Tau Bate & National Geographic Fellow, Jenna Jambeck; Tau Bate running for Dem Nominee

The passport for Dr. Jenna Jambeck, FL A ’96, must be covered in stamps and her personal vehicle is probably due for an oil change – like, yesterday. During the last week of October Jambeck was in 3 different cities. She was in Boston at the Harvard Kennedy School for a workshop addressing plastics inContinue reading “Spend a Week With Tau Bate & National Geographic Fellow, Jenna Jambeck; Tau Bate running for Dem Nominee”

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Meet Melissa!

UNLV Mechanical Engineering Faculty News The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, recently profiled Melissa Morris, WV A ’06, as a new mechanical engineering assistant professor-in-residence. She is filling one of five new teaching-focused faculty positions created by the College of Engineering in its continuing effort to increase student retention and success. Melissa’s background is in teaching andContinue reading “Meet Melissa!”

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