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Honors: Edward Friesema
Edward Friesema (Computer Science) is one of seven winners of the HEROx CubeSat Challenge put on by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), which is charged with manning, training, and equipping the various Special Operations Component Commands of all the Armed Forces. The challenge sought global ideas on how to advance CubeSat capabilities. Friesema, a graduate student, was awarded $5,000 for TweetSat: Civilian communications in a crisis. He worked with computer science professor Evangelos Yfantis.
The university's emergency manager comes by his experience with crisis planning courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.
Gregory Lee can’t wait to bring his international food and beverage experience, love for adventure, and fascination with wine to the annual scholarship fundraiser.
His office mug featuring Data from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” is the perfect fit for this data-driven librarian.
Facing several restricting government laws, this Southern Korean alumnus jumped through hoops to open his breweries.
A meeting at a hospitality college career fair led this alumna on an adventure around the world.