In the News, April 2014

The state of New Jersey recently recognized Shannon Frone, NJ Z ’11, “for her innovative work in the field of healthcare.” Frone is a product engineer in research and development at the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Flanders facility. She “was honored on the floor of the New Jersey State Legislature in March as part of the state’s celebration of Women’s History Month and this year’s focus on the Life Sciences.”

Frone has an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from The College of New Jersey and a master’s from Cornell University. Read the article for more biographical information and details of the recognition.

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The New Community School (NCS), in Lafayette, Indiana, is publicizing an upcoming “Science Fair” with the Indiana Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at Purdue University. The event for NCS families will take place on Saturday, April 26. “Students who attend this free event will have the opportunity to participate in science fair experiments led by members of Tau Beta Pi!” View the announcement

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Adam D. Steltzner, Ph.D. (CA L ’89), recently visited the Washington University in St. Louis campus as part of an Assembly series talk. He also took the time to meet with a group of undergraduate students to discuss engineering and robots. Steltzner is a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory lead engineer and was in charge of the Mars Curiosity landing. The team of students are participating in NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition, a university-level program to design and build a working mining robot to collect simulated Martian surface material. Click here for the article

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