The Enlightened Engineer

Thigh muscles burning like twin coal fires, I balance on bended knees and stare at my outstretched right hand. My left extends behind me. I hope my arrangement looks like a Warrior 2 pose and not a flabby pantomime of riding a surfboard. Sweat pours. I try thinking about what Terrence Monte ’03 said to […]

Joe Maddon

by Geoff Gehman ’80 Major League Baseball’s manager of the year Joe Maddon ’76 skippered the seemingly miraculous Chicago Cubs’ winning season, but his comeback cred doesn’t stop there. In his Pennsylvania hometown, Maddon established the Hazleton Immigration Project in 2011 after tensions between races threatened to rip apart his beloved community. “We have to […]

Q&A: Talking H2O with Michelle Baker ’92

Professor of biology at Utah State University since 1999, Michelle Baker ’92 has received a 2015 Utah Governor’s Medal for Excellence in Science and Technology. The award recognizes Baker’s leadership of iUtah, a collaborative project to enhance the state’s research enterprise in water sustainability. Ironically, while dealing with leaky pipes in her lab during our […]