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Team PrISUm competes in the American Solar Challenge

Update: July 20, 2012 AMES, Iowa – Team PrISUm was feeling good at the start of Friday’s racing: “The sun is back today!” the team tweeted. Sunny and hot conditions have been very good to Hyperion, Iowa State’s solar race car. In steamy conditions that have overheated the battery packs of other cars, Hyperion has …Continue reading “Team PrISUm competes in the American Solar Challenge”

Fourth place finish gives PrISUm team future inspiration

The Anthelion, a solar car created by Iowa State’s PrISUm solar car team, finished fourth in the 2011 Formula Sun Grand Prix at at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The PrISUm team competed from May 2 to May 6. Evan Stumpges, PrISUm project director and senior in mechanical engineering, didn’t mind attending the Formula Sun Grand …Continue reading “Fourth place finish gives PrISUm team future inspiration”

About students, by students (Part IV)

(Editor’s note: This is the fourth 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 Part I , Part II and Part III.) Kate Lindley …Continue reading “About students, by students (Part IV)”