Engineering alums help third-world countries through nonprofit

Greg McGrath, a 25-year-old Iowa State graduate in mechanical engineering, and three fellow Iowa State grads (Chris Deal and Wes Meier, ME; and Lee Beck, horticulture, food science, and Spanish) started a nonprofit organization to aid poverty-stricken countries worldwide. Their group, called Emerging Opportunities for Sustainability (EOS International), imlements technologies, educates the public, and serves as a consultant to developmental organizations. The Rockford Register Star, McGrath’s hometown paper, recently carried a story about the grads and their organization.