May. 22, 2012—With his tall stature, impeccable business attire, clean-shaven face and wizardly bald head, Professor George Cook might intimidate the unfamiliar student. However, as generations of fortunate students have discovered, interaction with Dean Cook is unforgettable.
Oct. 12, 2011—In retrospect, I realize that the transport phenomena class I took from Dr. Overholser in my junior year truly rekindled my interest in chemical engineering. ...
Apr. 18, 2011—After 43 years, Frank Parker is cleaning out his office and moving on to new adventures.
Sep. 22, 2010—I grew up surrounded by engineers. My father and one uncle were civil engineers. Another uncle was a mining engineer, and another was a road builder. It wasn’t much of a surprise in 1959 when I enrolled as an engineering student at Vanderbilt.
Apr. 28, 2010—The idea of asking for help never occurred to me. But fortunately, Professor Karl Schnelle has always had a way of ignoring walls like that and helping students get past them, too.
Sep. 11, 2009—In the winter of 1993, I was rescued by a small-statured, big-hearted, full-of-energy academic dean by the name of Bob Stammer.