Dear Alumni and Friends
of Ole Miss Engineering,

Welcome to the April edition of the Engineering eNewsletter. I hope you're enjoying the wonderful spring weather. Please enjoy the stories and be sure to check out our Engineering News site as we continue to update.


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Alex Cheng
Dean of the School of Engineering

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Students of the Month April 2012

Nikki Reinemann and Tracey Sisco are students of the month. Read more...

Spouse honors husband with donation to school

Before his death in 2009, Charles Lynn Costner found himself posing the question: "How do you leave something behind to make the world better than you found it?" His wife, Sara, has answered that question by donating $50,000 to benefit the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. Read more...

Professor assists with flood recovery, receives major transportation grant

University of Mississippi civil engineering professor Waheed Uddin stays on the move. In the past few months, he has helped with flood recovery in Thailand and partnered with a Mississippi State University-led consortium to create a national university transportation center. Read more...

Robert O. Shephard's Career as a Civil Engineer

Robert Owen Shephard graduated with a civil engineering degree from the University of Mississippi in 1935 and had an exemplary career until his retirement in 1972. His children have donated a scholarship fund in his honor, and his daughter wrote a letter, describing Shephard's career. Read more...