It was actually not until halfway through her Wash. U. career, when she was home for summer vacation after her sophomore year, that Gretsch’s Paralympic dream began to crystallize.
Washington University has stepped up renovations of engineering building Jolley Hall, which will lead to restricted access to the building until May 2016.
Washington University has announced two new engineering buildings to extend beyond Brookings Hall, but only one has been named and neither has a set groundbreaking date. The two academic buildings will occupy the current Engineering School parking lot where ThurtenE Carnival is held each spring. The first of the two, to be named Henry A. & Elvira H.
WU Racing members are holding their first major unveiling of a car they say is their best yet, just two weeks before they take it to Detroit for an international college racing competition.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s newest building, the Stephen F. and Camilla T. Brauer Hall, was officially unveiled in a dedication ceremony on Oct. 1 and continues Washington University’s commitment to sustainability. Yet this monstrous new building also raises some controversial issues among students.
The trio of new engineering buildings will soon be completed. On April 30, Brauer Hall will be finished and the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Preston M. Green Hall will take place. Green Hall will be completed in December 2011 and open in January 2012. Green Hall will serve the needs of the School of Engineering, offering updated facilities.
The Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) was revamped this year. The organization, which had only three members last year, now boasts between 400 and 500. This Saturday, the group’s hard work paid off when it was awarded the title of “Most Oustanding Student Branch in the Region,” and senior Jeff Feiereisen won “Most Outstanding Student Member.
He was a seemingly unlikely choice. A professor with no formal engineering background, Ralph Quatrano was selected as the new dean of the engineering school—a school with five distinct departments. But Quatrano—former interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and former chair of the biology department—said that his unique background would help integrate interdisciplinary studies within the engineering school.
Christopher I. Byrnes, a former dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University, died earlier this week in Stockholm, Sweden.
Thanks to records on roughly 35,000 engineers, Boeing, a major airplane producer, now has enough data to interpolate which universities have produced the best employees.