engineering

Mission Possible: The story behind Dr. Tae Seok Moon’s research into waste-eating bacteria

The main goal of Moon’s research is to harness bacteria to “eat” plastic and waste, synthetically developing microorganisms that can clean pollutants and pathogens. This would reduce carbon emission levels by eliminating the need for incinerators and other carbon-emitting disposals. 

| Contributing Writer

They haven’t taken the tracks since the pandemic, but WU’s racing team is still moving

“I saw a race car sitting on the grass on Mudd field and that was it. I was like, I’m doing that, that’s gonna happen,” said Shannon Coupland, the recruitment lead for the Washington University Racing team.

| Staff Writer

McKelvey School of Engineering introduces new Environmental Engineering major

The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering (EECE) now offers a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering.

| Senior News Editor

School of Engineering & Applied Science renamed to McKelvey School of Engineering

The Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science has been renamed the McKelvey School of Engineering, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced Jan. 31.

The name change comes following a donation made by alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr.

| Senior News Editor

From Whitaker Hall to the Pyeongchang podium

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.

Jon Lewis | Associate Editor

Renovation begins on Jolley Hall

Washington University has stepped up renovations of engineering building Jolley Hall, which will lead to restricted access to the building until May 2016.

Amelia Ma | Contributing Reporter

University announces plans to expand engineering school with Jubel Hall

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 looks to build name with Tisch unveiling

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.

| Senior News Editor

Expansion in engineering: Is it worth the costs?

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.

| Scene Reporter

Engineering adds new building

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.

| Senior News Editor

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