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FALL/WINTER 2001-2002

Featured articles

Engineering students play key
role at Lindberg/
Blue M Electric

ME and Parker-Hannifin
dedicate gift to
mechatronics lab

CREATing new avenues
for intelligent
independence

New polymer engineering
center holds industry
consortium conference

ME department awards
$200,000 on scholarship
night

Honor roll 2000:
Mechanical engineering
donors

Engineering students host
national convention

ME students join Clean
Snowmobile Challenge

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ME department awards $200,000 on scholarship night

Donald Esser presents his scholarship to senior Kylie Fredrickson

Donald Esser (BS '49) presents his scholarship to winner Kylie Fredrickson, a senior from Green Bay. (14K JPG)

While an education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is still a great bargain when compared to other Big Ten schools, the fact remains that tuition is increasing: Students faced a 10-percent rise this fall.

Fortunately, alumni and friends saw to another increase: private support for the department. This generosity was exhibited September 20, 2001, at the mechanical engineering department's 26th annual scholarship night.

Nearly 100 students were honored for their academic achievement. Fifty sponsors contributed a total of $207,000 for the scholarship funds. Many donors attended the event, personally awarding their scholarship.

Notably, Victor and Mikhoko Vacquier traveled from California to present the WV Distinguished Scholarship. It was Vacquier's first time attending the event since he graduated with a degree in electrical engineering almost 70 years ago.

 

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