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scholarship recipient

I am a sophomore at the U, pursuing a major in aerospace engineering and a minor in Mandarin Chinese. I am very thankful for the AEM Department for awarding me this scholarship and supporting my dedication to my studies. Studying at Minnesota has allowed me to get involved with many on-campus organizations, like the Rocket Team and AIAA, and has helped me discover what makes me passionate. After finishing my undergraduate degree, I plan to continue my education and go on to graduate school.

Sophia Vedvik, recipient of the Rose Minkin Aerospace Engineering Scholarship

Duane Carey


A student, his father, and Prof. Garrard


The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics maintains a strong relationship with our alumni, and continuously works to provide services and opportunities for alumni to stay in touch with the department and with each other.

Giving to the Department

The AEM Department is fortunate to enjoy the support of many alumni and friends. Donations and gifts from alumni and friends allow the Department to support many valuable and important programs and ideas that otherwise might not have been

Make a gift to the department.

Check out alumni supported activities, including the AEM Senior Design Class and student projects.

Keeping in Touch

The AEM Department alumni and friends are invited to become members of the AEM Alumni Network, to keep in touch and search for old classmates. Alumni may also join the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Alumni Society and attend their events. In addition, join the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. More ways to stay connected with the department are listed below.

AEM Update Newsletter

History of the AEM Department

Additional Alumni Resources

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