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University Marketing and Communications and the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, South Dakota State University

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Fall 2014

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[Page] 2 Christopher Jankowski: Senior adds Arabic to civil engineering studies. [Page] 4 State’s first to receive scholarship: Bailey Hofland receives college’s first scholarship from the Material Handling Education Foundation.
[Page] 6 Fast learner: After spending three years concentrating on electrical and mechanical engineering, Adam Halverson wins The Summit League 400-meter dash.
[Page] 8 National scholarship recipients: Ryan Mahutga and Emily Sumner win scholarships from Tau Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon, respectively.
[Page]10 Freshmen on campus: A look at the newest Jackrabbits in the Lohr College of Engineering.
[Page] 12 Enticing the students of the future: Camps, contests and workshops aim to recruit future engineers.
[Page] 16 “Miracle Man”: Alireza Salehnia returns to the classroom after heart surgery.
[Page] 18 The lights of South Dakota ... A look at the life of former electrical engineering professor Wayne Knabach.
[Page] 20 Appreciation Week: Students to man phones to say ‘thanks.’
[Page] 21 Ellwein named SDSU Distinguished Alum: Mechanical engineer became a world leader in opthalmology.
[Page] 22 More than dirt: A-G-E Corporation has been moving dirt and more for over 50 years.
[Page] 26 Piloting the world’s fastest business jet: Mechanical engineering graduate serves as a test pilot for Cessna.
[Page] 36 Development Director’s column


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