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[Page] 2 Department of Defense research: An alternative power technology project is part of a $7.8-million DoD grant awarded to the college.
[Page] 4 Weapons wear and tear: A storage room has been renovated to do fatigue testing on military weapons.
[Page] 6 Staying at State: An increasing number of alums are finding there is no place like their alma mater to get an advanced degree.
[Page] 8 Record enrollment: Math, mechanical engineering, and construction management are among the programs helping to push the college to record enrollment.
[Page] 10 A new home: Fund-raising has not finished, but the steel is in place for a new electrical engineering and computer science building.
[Page] 12 Veterans Club reactivated Sophomore civil and environmental engineering major Claire Garry took the initiative to bring the SDSU Veterans Club back to life.
[Page] 14 Lohr Structures Lab: Word has gotten out on the strength testing being done in the Crothers Engineering Hall facility.
[Page] 16 Online master's degree: Three programs are now available via the Web and a fourth will be added in the fall.
[Page] 18 Scholarship dollars: A scholarship program is being developed to target high-achieving students.
[Page] 19 A milestone: Three programs gain initial accreditation on their first attempt.
[Page] 20 Doctorate in stats: Donations by Meta Payment Systems and Capital Card Services have created fellowships for students pursuing a doctorate in statistics.
[Page] 21 Boomtown: Engineering camps for eighth-graders and high school students continue to draw more participation.
[Page] 22 Brawn and brain: Nearly fifty students are pursuing excellence in athletics as well as engineering.
[Page] 24 Alpha Omega Epsilon: A new sorority is in the chartering process for women engineering students.
[Page] 25 'I Built the Best': Projects taken on by a grad student has caught the eye of Farm Journal.
[Page] 26 Schultz-Werth honors: Three Math Department graduates won a total of $3,000 in Schultz-Werth Awards.
[Page] 28 Distinguished Engineers: Albert "Bill" Billman, Ed Cannon, Ron Mielke, Wanda Reder, John Kappenman, and Kenton Kaufman have all been honored in 2007 and 2008.
[Page] 31 New faculty
[Page] 33 Bridge collapse brings media to Arden Sigl.
[Page] 49 Alumni News
© 2016 South Dakota State University
Johnson, Kyle and Rickeman, Cindy, "Impulse" (2008). Impulse (Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Publication). 3.
Editor: Dave Graves
Writers: Kyle Johnson, Cindy Rickeman
Contributing Writers: Catherine Grandorff, April Myrick, Nicole Biever
Photography: Kyle Johnson, Eric Landwehr
Graphic Design: Kristi Schelhass
Publication Editor: Andrea Kieckhefer