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scholarship recipient

I am a junior in the department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. The department has provided me with many great opportunities. I think what I benefit most from is being able to study in the Akerman Hanger, because help is always close by. Whether it's a friend sitting across the room, the TAs over in the study room, or the Professors with office hours right down the hall. My favorite memory from the department was building the gliders in Mechanics of Flight. I am truly grateful to be receiving the Chester Gaskell Aeronautical Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship will allow me to spend more time focused on my studies and extra-curricular activities, more specifically, the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project. When I complete my bachelor's degree, I hope to find a career working in product design for an automotive or aerospace company.

James Tait, recipient of the Chester Gaskell Aeronautical Engineering Scholarship




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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

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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

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History of the AEM Department

Additional Alumni Resources

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