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…
What plummeting oil prices mean for renewable energy
Lower fossil fuel prices have historically thrashed solar, wind and biomass markets. So why are clean energy companies unconcerned about the current trend?
Cleveland State Adopts New Campus Speech Policy, Shows Why It’s a ‘Green Light’ School
Cleveland State University (CSU) has adopted an “Expressive Activity Policy” to clarify and safeguard the free speech rights afforded to its students under the First Amendment. The CSU policy, adopted November 30, 2015, uses the same language as the policy that was previously developed in a collaborative effort between FIRE and the University of Toledo (UT), a result that FIRE finds to be both commendable and satisfying. Torch readers may remember that in September 2014, a group of students at UT was prevented from peacefully protesting at a campus lecture given by former presidential advisor Karl Rove. FIRE wrote to …
2019 Spring President’s List
The President’s Honor List for the spring 2019 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.
New Jersey Man, 20, Dies at Pennsylvania Quarry
A 20-year-old man died at a popular and dangerous eastern Pennsylvania quarry over the weekend, said officials.
2019 Spring Honor Roll
The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2019 spring semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more…
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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.
What Does It Mean to be Southern?: An Interview with Barkley L. Hendricks
SWEET THANG (LYNN JENKINS): 1975-1976, oil on linen canvas 'What does it mean to be southern? In this episode of Nasher Museum: Open St...