To round off spring break, UND’s Mechanical Engineering depar tment took a team of sophomores to Las Vegas to compete in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition. Dominic Todd, Austin Kilene, Isaiah Klingfus, Nick O’Reilly, Kevin Kilbride, Jared Hibbison, and their coach Dustin McNally took 2nd place, landing them a spot at ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in the fall This year, competitors designed a robot to complete a Pentathlon. The robot must lift a weight, throw a tennis ball, hit a golf ball, sprint 10 meters, and climb stairs. “UND was neck and neck with Colorado School of Mines on many events, but they had an issue on the…
THE THREE BETHS: Five Questions with Jeff Abbott
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How to Recycle Furniture
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Spring Sing Photos 2019
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River Stewardship: Smith Helps Produce New Guide for Tackling Invasive Plants «
Meg Kirsch '17 (right) and Rebecca Tishler of Mount Holyoke College, help pull invasive plants last summer from the banks of the Mill River on Smith's campus Published April 21, 2016 Every summer for the past several years, Smith students interning with the Botanic Garden have spent countless hours pulling invasive plants from the banks of the mile-long stretch of the Mill River that meanders through campus Their efforts are part of the college’s long-term commitment to help keep the river free of invasive plant species. A new guide published by the Mill River Greenway Initiative aims to share invasive-plant management practices with interested river stewards. Making Room for Native Plants and Wildlife is a collaborative…
How I Escaped the Mormon Temple
After being in the LDS Church for 30 years, I began reading the New Testament. What was there shocked me.
Two Penn students found a new way to filter water — and it all started with a special plant
In 2015, then-Engineering seniors Adrian Lievano and Matt Lisle won the President’s Engagement Prize, a $200,000 grant for graduating Penn students who have a plan to change the world.
First Edition Books: What Every Book Collector Needs to Know
Nothing gets a book collector’s pulse racing faster than the discovery of a first edition – especially a rare one by a famous author. But how can you be sure that a book is, indeed, a first edition? Deciphering the clues can be perplexing, especially if you’re a novice bibliophile To learn more about first editions, we turned to book expert Bruce MacMakin, who is Senior Vice President of the San Francisco auction house PBA Galleries . PBA specializes in fine antiquarian and collectible books, autographed ephemera, and works on paper. How does one identify a first edition? Each publisher has its own way of identifying first editions of its publications, and even those are not always consistent, especially when taken over a span of years or decades. Many state “First Edition,” usually…
HR Personnel Share Employment Tips with Transitional Studies Students
Winterville, NC: Members of the N.C. Coastal Society for Human Resource Management drew from their personal experiences last month to offer PCC Transitional Studies stude