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ASU engineering alumnus and graduate student Aaron Peshlakai. Photo by Tom Story/ASU


Sparking Innovation

ASU engineering alumnus Aaron Peshlakai spoke about “How Innovation Impacts Native Communities,” as part of the American Indian Scholar Circle Series. Peshlakai, who was part of the team that won last year’s Innovation Challenge, is now a graduate student in mechanical engineering.




2011 Homecoming Parade and Block Party

William Aja and Jennifer Truong. Photo by Tom Story/ASU


King for a Day

William Aja, a mechanical engineering major, was selected to be the 2011 Homecoming King along with Homecoming Quees, Jennifer Truong.






2011 Academic Bowl Finals

 Joe Yu (right), from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Gold team, answers a question in one of the early matches of the evening. Photo by Tom Story/ASU


Gold Leaders
Fulton Engineering fielded two teams in the 2011 Academic Bowl with the Gold Team advancing to the final rounds.

The Engineering Gold team included team captain Eric Lehnhardt (biomedical engineering), Joe Yu (electrical engineering), Ethan Holshouser (computer science) and John Ernzen (biomedical engineering) as well as alternate Grayson Stanton (civil engineering). Richard Filley, director of EPICS, is the team’s coach along with assistant coach Megan Duskey. Engineering Gold team placed third in the finals of the ASU Academic Bowl with each contestant receiving a $1,000 scholarship for their accomplishments.

The Engineering Maroon team also competed in this year’s bowl. Despite two wins over University College and the Cronkite School of Journalism, the team lost to reigning champions, CLAS Gold. Captain Alex Davis, Brendan Fries, Shawn Haupt and Zach Paul gave their all for a close final match: Engineering Maroon 200, CLAS Gold 235.


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