Eloise Heckert, a 1946 graduate of mechanical engineering, was the first female member of Iowa State’s chapter of Pi Tau Sigma, the honorary mechanical engineering fraternity, at a time when few women pursued studies in the traditionally male-dominated field. Heckert was born around 1925. She grew up in Red Oak and as a freshman in … Continue reading Eloise (Heckert) Lantz – ISU’s First Female Member of Pi Tau Sigma
Described in the March 15, 2017, article “Award-winning engineer’s career inspired by 4-H project,” Rachel Pichelmann (BSCE2009) recalls one test in particular in high school. “I remember taking some sort of career aptitude test and it showed that I should pursue some sort of science or technology career,” Pichelmann said. “I still remember thinking, ‘Oh, whatever … Continue reading Civil engineering alum’s career inspired by 4-H project
One Iowa State University student will be part of history today as he witnesses Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Cole Ignaszewski – a sophomore studying mechanical engineering – was among a select group of Minnesota 4-H members invited for a leadership conference in Washington D.C. this week. … Continue reading ME student attends presidential inauguration in Washington D.C.
(Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a series of student profiles written by students in JLMC 321, Public Relations Writing. Our thanks to the authors, to senior lecturer Erin Wilgenbusch, to the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications, and to the subjects. Read the first installment.) Bruno Orticelli In five years at Iowa … Continue reading About students, by students (Part II)