January 2003

Library technician leaves lasting legacy

By Website Administrator | Jan 7, 2003

Kettering staff member Margaret "Meg" Wickman, 53, of Grand Blanc, passed away Dec. 26, 2002, after a long battle with cancer.

Kettering staff member Margaret "Meg" Wickman, 53, of Grand Blanc, passed away Dec. 26, 2002, after a long battle with cancer.

$876,000 strengthens tooling and manufacturing

By Website Administrator | Jan 7, 2003

An $876,000 investment in one of Kettering University's state-of-the-art labs will provide software and training to further secure the University's status as one of the top automotive, mechanical and manufacturing specialty programs in the country.

An $876,000 investment in one of Kettering University's state-of-the-art labs will provide software and training to further secure the University's status as one of the top automotive, mechanical and manufacturing specialty programs in the country.

Alumnus is unintentional pioneer

By Website Administrator | Jan 7, 2003

The result was completely accidental. Looking back almost 50 years, Kettering/GMI alumnus Art McDonald '33 still sounds astonished when describing how a finger tube flexing pump his company produced in the 1950s was the difference between life and death for people with heart problems.

The result was completely accidental. Looking back almost 50 years, Kettering/GMI alumnus Art McDonald '33 still sounds astonished when describing how a finger tube flexing pump his company produced in the 1950s was the difference between life and death for people with heart problems.

The answers are in the sediment

By Website Administrator | Jan 7, 2003

Like Livingston searching for the source of the Nile, Dr. Brent Lewis, associate professor of Environmental Chemistry at Kettering University, is searching for the source of pollution in the Swartz Creek Watershed, and subsequently the Flint River Watershed.

Like Livingston searching for the source of the Nile, Dr. Brent Lewis, associate professor of Environmental Chemistry at Kettering University, is searching for the source of pollution in the Swartz Creek Watershed, and subsequently the Flint River Watershed.

A Corvette quiz

By Website Administrator | Jan 9, 2003

Kettering University is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Corvette.

Kettering University is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Corvette.

The favor of family history

By Website Administrator | Jan 14, 2003

Cindy Nguyen's '02 dream-and indeed the dream her parents had some 23 years ago-is one that could potentially help thousands of individuals throughout the world.

Cindy Nguyen's '02 dream-and indeed the dream her parents had some 23 years ago-is one that could potentially help thousands of individuals throughout the world.

Cooperation agreement opens door

By Website Administrator | Jan 14, 2003

Kettering President James E.A. John has signed an Academic Cooperative Agreement between Kettering University and Jilin University in the People's Republic of China.

Kettering President James E.A. John has signed an Academic Cooperative Agreement between Kettering University and Jilin University in the People's Republic of China.

Philip Martens named trustee

By Website Administrator | Jan 14, 2003

Kettering University recently appointed Philip R. Martens to the University's board of trustees for a three-year term.

Kettering University recently appointed Philip R. Martens to the University's board of trustees for a three-year term.

$100,000 invested in classroom upgrade

By Website Administrator | Jan 14, 2003

Several classrooms in Kettering's Academic Building got a face-lift to kick off the new semester, which began Monday, Jan. 13.

Several classrooms in Kettering's Academic Building got a face-lift to kick off the new semester, which began Monday, Jan. 13.

Co-op student helps finalize logo

By Website Administrator | Jan 17, 2003

Can a mechanical engineer become a "pseudo" graphic designer without changing majors?

Can a mechanical engineer become a "pseudo" graphic designer without changing majors?

Poet returns to Kettering

By Website Administrator | Jan 17, 2003

To honor the 100th birthday of Langston Hughes, Kettering University will present poet b.f. maiz on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

To honor the 100th birthday of Langston Hughes, Kettering University will present poet b.f. maiz on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Website provides easy way to support fraternity

By Website Administrator | Jan 17, 2003

The development of a new website overseen by Kettering alumnus Paul Cloutier '92 will help individuals who wish to make donations to the Sigma Chi house restoration project and scholarship easier and more efficient.

The development of a new website overseen by Kettering alumnus Paul Cloutier '92 will help individuals who wish to make donations to the Sigma Chi house restoration project and scholarship easier and more efficient.

Kettering inherits a piece of a legend

By Website Administrator | Jan 17, 2003

Today, the Kettering University Scharchburg Archives is pleased to take possession of the papers and personal correspondence of Dolza, which provide a historical perspective of his life and career following his distinguished service to GM and the Corvette.

Today, the Kettering University Scharchburg Archives is pleased to take possession of the papers and personal correspondence of Dolza, which provide a historical perspective of his life and career following his distinguished service to GM and the Corvette.

Leaders Endowment names new class

By Website Administrator | Jan 24, 2003

The second class of Leaders Endowment Fellows was announced Jan. 22 during Convocation ceremonies at Kettering University.

The second class of Leaders Endowment Fellows was announced Jan. 22 during Convocation ceremonies at Kettering University.

SAE Congress

By Website Administrator | Jan 24, 2003

Close to 100 Kettering alumni and friends gathered at the Detroit Athletic Club March 4 during SAE World Congress.

Close to 100 Kettering alumni and friends gathered at the Detroit Athletic Club March 4 during SAE World Congress.

Women's history lecture

By Website Administrator | Jan 24, 2003

Betsy Homsher, director of Women Student Affairs at Kettering, will lecture on the history of women in engineering Tuesday, March 11, at 12:15 p.m. in the Women's Resource Center on the second floor of the Campus Center.

Betsy Homsher, director of Women Student Affairs at Kettering, will lecture on the history of women in engineering Tuesday, March 11, at 12:15 p.m. in the Women's Resource Center on the second floor of the Campus Center.

14 teams sign on for clean snowmobile challenge

By Website Administrator | Jan 31, 2003

Kettering University will defend its national title in March when the 2003 Society of Automotive Engineers' Clean Snowmobile Challenge moves to Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich.

Kettering University will defend its national title in March when the 2003 Society of Automotive Engineers' Clean Snowmobile Challenge moves to Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich.

January 2003