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November 2017


Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup goes to the University of Hawaii at Manoa Chapter for the third year in a row! This is the fourth win in five years. Congratulations!

Twelve Chi Epsilon students participated at the 30th Annual Pacific District Conference held at San Diego State University from November 9 through 11, 2017. Students competed against thirteen other California universities in chapter presentations, quiz (on civil engineering and Chi Epsilon), Jenga construction competition, banner stand design and construction, Simpson Strong Tie competition, and other events.  The UH winning team members include from left to right: Keenan Nakagawa, Jesse Yamada, James Cowper, Kimberly Chun, Aaron Trang, Yasmeen Mansour (President – holding the Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup), Taylor Onizuka, Joon Hyung Yim, Megan Chang, Lidek Boryszewskiand, Torri Yoshizawa and John Sword.

Invited by Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, renown Civil Engineering historian and author, Dr. Henry Petroski of Duke University is the Fall 2017 speaker in UH’s series For a Better Tomorrow. Thank you to Hawaii News Now for covering our guest, Duke University civil engineering professor and infrastructure historian Dr. Henry Petroski.

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