Aggie Ingeniero, April 2015

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April 2015


April 24–Frank Seidel to give Verge Lecture

April 29–Engineering Capstone Student Poster Contest

May 8–Sociedad de Ingenieros/Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Engineering Events Calendar

Alumni News

In Memoriam: Robert Golding Dwyre, CE

In Memoriam: Leslie Coffman, BS CE ’70

In Memoriam: Chester Claghorn, MS ME

NREL Director Announces His Retirement

In Memoriam: Edward
Payson Ripley IV

Intel’s Patty Lopez: Established engineer. Passionate STEM volunteer. Skier

In Memoriam: Glenn Allen Frost

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