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Behind the major with Brynne Wright: a woman in stem

Behind the major with Brynne Wright: a woman in stem

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2024

Brynne Wright is a junior working towards a bachelor of science in computer science at West Texas A&M University. Wright is from Austin and is intrigued by the field of technology. Wright is interested...

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College of Engineering launches fourth Punkin’ Chunkin’

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2023

Pumpkins flew over fallen leaves on Nov. 2 when the College of Engineering hosted its fourth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ contest. On the lawn outside the Engineering and Computer Science Building, teams...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Ask the Professor: Dr. Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2023

Dr. Audrey Meador is an assistant professor of mathematics in the College of Engineering. Dr. Meador teaches mathematics content courses to pre-service teachers and professional development courses for...

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Jesus Rodriguez.

Behind the major with Jesus Rodriguez: mechanic in the making

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2023

Jesus Rodriguez is a junior working towards a bachelor of science degree while majoring in pre-engineering, but will declare mechanical engineering when it is applicable for him at West Texas A&M University....

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Ask the Professor: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Anirban Pal

Ask the Professor: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Anirban Pal

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2023

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Anirban Pal teaches fundamental engineering and programming courses at West Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering. Dr. Pal’s research interests...

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Ask the Professor: Mr. Whigham, instructor of mechanical engineering

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2023

Mr. Whigham teaches freshman and sophomore level courses in mechanical engineering. In the interview, he speaks of the important aspects of learning as a freshman and sophomore at West Texas A&M University. For...

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Looking into the solutions to climate change with Dr. Daniel Cohan

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

Climate change discussions tend to be hostile, but Dr. Daniel Cohan, associate professor of environmental engineering at Rice University, looks into how we can help the environment heal. “A big...

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College of Engineering professorship: Solving problems and serving others

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter February 16, 2022

Dr. Anitha Subburaj, assistant professor of electrical engineering at West Texas A&M University, was recently appointed to a newly-endowed professorship for research in engineering, computer science...

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Dr. Emily Hunt, School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics dean, addresses a gathered crowd.

WTAMU’s School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics to Expand in More Ways Than One

Jonathan Espinoza, Co-Editor November 15, 2016

The West Texas A&M University School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics is well on its way to becoming a much more sought after place of study after university officials on Monday made...

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Engineering program to offer online classes

Megan Moore April 2, 2013

Starting in the fall semester of 2013, the Engineering and Technical Science Department will be offering online courses of  Wind tunnel simulator, in two of the required classes for any engineering...

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Civil Engineering Society at WTAMU

Jacob Cain February 28, 2012

WTAMU’s Civil Engineering Society was founded by civil engineering students in October 2011. Before being considered a chapter of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Civil Engineering...

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Engineering and Computer Science sign located at the entrance of the building. Photo by Jacob Cain.

Engineering and Computer Science Building Grand Opening: This Week in Photos

Jacob Cain January 24, 2012

Here are some photos of the Engineering and Computer Science Building Grand Opening, by Jacob Cain and Lisa Hellier. To read more about the event, click here!

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