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Engineers Without Borders Video

The Ole Miss chapter of Engineers Without Borders will be in the African nation of Togo building the first two classrooms of a new school in the HEDOME Village. A dedicated team of undergraduate students has completed the full-scale design of the school building and received technical approval from EWB-USA. Read more...

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Bob Chiles Reflects Upon 'Lot of Life,' Career

By his own admission, Bob L. Chiles Jr. (BSME 59) has lived a long, interesting life. "Once I started looking back over it, it was hard to stop," he said. "There's a lot of life here." Born in Memphis, Tenn., Chiles spent his first 11 grades in Paragould, Ark., and graduated from nearby Osceola High School in 1952. Read more...

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Atef Elsherbeni Retires After 26 Years of Service

During his 26 years of teaching and research at the UM School of Engineering, Atef Elsherbeni has made a significant impact on the nation's technology development, particularly in the areas of electromagnetic waves, radar power, miniaturized antennas, RFID (radio frequency identification) and personal communications systems. Read more...

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Pre-Law Emphasis Gives Engineering Majors Two Degrees in Six Years

Following a national trend to make higher education more "user-friendly," the University of Mississippi schools of Engineering and Law have joined forces to create a new program that provides early admission to the latter. Read more...

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Ryan Upshaw Named Assistant Dean of Student Services

Ryan Upshaw has been appointed to the new position of assistant dean of student services in the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. He brings six years of experience with Ole Miss students, most recently working as coordinator of recruitment and admissions for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Read more...

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Civil Engineering Alumnus Toney Cummins Honored as Top Innovator

Civil engineering alumnus Toney Cummins (BSCvE 86), a scientist in the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, was recently recognized as one of the Army's top 20 innovators. Read more...

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