Millennium Prize, Academic All-American, & Distinguished Speakers (2016)

The Millennium Prize Foundation has announced Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D. (NJ D '79), as the winner of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize "for her discoveries that launched the field of 'directed evolution,' which mimics natural evolution to create new and better proteins in the laboratory." According to the winner's profile, "the awarded technology is being... Continue Reading →


On Campus: EightE-Days, Eminent Engineer, & Senior Recognition

From March 30 to April 3 the EightE-Days festival will take place at the campus of the Colorado School of Mines. The festival was established in 1934 as an earnest showcase of engineering skills. Today, it is packed with activities designed to allow engineers to let loose. More than 25 Mines clubs will host events... Continue Reading →

On Campus Newsmakers: Current, Future, & Past

Jeffrey P. Gold, Ph.D. (NY D '74), has been appointed as the new chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He will begin his new position on February 1, 2014. Currently, Dr. Gold is chancellor and executive vice president of biosciences and health affairs and executive dean of the College of Medicine at... Continue Reading →

Announcements, Events, & Honors

The 2015 Class of George J. Mitchell Scholars was recently selected by the US-Ireland Alliance. Only twelve scholarships are available and nearly 300 applications apply. "Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic distinction, leadership and service. Recipients spend a year of post-graduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland." This... Continue Reading →

Engineers & Innovation, June 2012

CBS Detroit recently profiled Dr. James M. Boileau, MI E '87, and his daughter Stephanie. James has three engineering degrees from Wayne State University and is an engineer at Ford Motor Co. Stephanie is following in her father's footsteps at Wayne State focusing on civil and environmental engineering. I've enjoyed my career as a metallurgical... Continue Reading →

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