News Briefs: Nov. 14

November 14, 2017

Unity Project returns to campus

    The interactive art project, “The Unity Project,” is in place in the grass lawn to the west of El Pomar Plaza. The project will be open to faculty, students, and staff Nov 13 to 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The groups sponsoring the project include the Global Engagement Office, the Geography Club, Multicultural Office for Student Access, GLINT, Inclusiveness and Community, UNIDOS, Project Nur, Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center, and the Anthropology Club.

    GLINT will host events on Nov. 14.


Engineering and Applied Sciences dean candidates to present

    Three candidates for the position of dead of the college of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been announced.

    One, Bill Schonberg, has presented Nov. 13. Schonberg, a professor of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering, has 19 years of academic leadership experience. His current position is at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

    Ahsan Choudhuri will present Nov. 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the Upper Lodge. The founding director of the NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research, Choudhuri is a chair and professor at University of Texas at El Paso. He chairs the mechanical engineering department.

    Ian Ferguson is scheduled to present Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m. in UC 303. Ferguson is currently a professor of computer and electrical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. As well as being an IEEE fellow, Ferguson has held positions at Missouri University, University of Northern Carolina at Charlotte, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

    Attendees will be able to hear a 40-minute presentation and participate in a 20-minute Q&A session.


Compiled by Isaiah Cordova

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