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Welcome to InSPIRE, the new e-newsletter for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Look for this monthly electronic publication the first Wednesday of the month. We want to keep you updated on all the interesting and innovative things going on in the college. You’ll see stories about our students and their successes inside and outside the classroom. We will keep you informed of faculty achievements and research. And we’ll be featuring one of our CEAS graduates in our Alumni Spotlight in each issue.
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Up, up and away

Western engineering students want to launch stuff. Lots of stuff. It’s the Western Aerospace Launch Initiative and its members plan to design, build, test and launch a CubeSat into outer space. It would be southwest Michigan’s first satellite.

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Students prepare to float their boat in April

Engineering students spent a sunny Saturday recently casting their concrete canoe for an upcoming competition sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  After designing, building, 28 days of curing -- and paddling practice -- the team will head to East Lansing with their canoe and see if they can float their boat.

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Paper engineering students meet industry leaders

After traveling 2,000 miles – with seven flights, six buses and one flight delay – WMU paper engineering students returned from Portland, Maine, where they recently attended a student summit held by TAPPI, the technical association of the pulp and paper industry. The 41 students had a whirlwind trip that involved hearing from notable speakers whose topics included leadership and the importance of personal branding and networking. The also had a chance to interview with leading companies in the industry.

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Computer science
capture the flag
Lusanni Acosta
State of the college
presented at
January meeting
CEAS faculty
recognized for
research successes
Kevin Khaw
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