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ASCE / CEEFA Banquet 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter hosted the event that honored several CEE members. | Short Read

The annual ASCE / CEEFA banquet, held on Friday, April 7, honored several CEE members. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter hosted the event which brings together current students and members of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Friends Association (CEEFA) for a social evening. The event typically consists of presentations by the Department Chair, CEEFA Board of Directors and various student organizations as the officers wrap up the academic year and transition members for the next year. ASCE members and the CEEFA board also select recipients for awards honoring faculty, graduate student instructors (GSI) and staff.

This year’s honorees included:

  • Jeremy Semrau – CEEFA Faculty Award
  • Seymour Spence – ASCE Faculty of the Year Award
  • Nina Zabihi – GSI of the Year Award
  • Angel Jeon – Staff Member of the Year Award
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Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies. | Short Read