The New York Times Monday, December 16, 2019

Overlooked No More: Bessie Coleman, Pioneering African-American Aviatrix

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license in 1923. In their series Overlooked, the New York Times reflects on her inspiring story. Monday, December 9, 2019

From Michigan to the Marines: ex-linebacker Noah Furbush now in the Corps

This past week, former U-M Football player and CLASP graduate Noah Furbush (MEng ’18) completed training and has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Universities’ Crucial Role in Our Spacefaring Future

UM AERO Department Chair Anthony Waas and CLaSP Chair Tuija Pulkinnen discuss the important role of universities in the future of space exploration.

In the News Sunday, December 8, 2019

AERO Alumnus Evan Hilgemnann will discuss potential solutions for exploring Venus at the Horological Society of New York.

AERO Alumnus Evan Hilgemnann will discuss potential solutions for exploring Venus at the Horological Society of New York. His solution comes from 16th-century automatons, which were mechanical devices capable of performing a series of complex actions to achieve a specific result.

CNN Monday, December 2, 2019

Azellia White, a pioneering African American female pilot, is dead at 106

Azellia White, one of the nation’s first African American female pilots, earned her pilot’s license just after World War II. After World War II, White and her husband, along with two other Tuskegee Airmen, created the Sky Ranch Flying Service, which was a flight school, delivery service and airport with a mission to serve the black community during segregation.

Inside Higher Ed Monday, December 2, 2019

A friend at the front of the room

Alec Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor of Engineering, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Aerospace Engineering and collaborators at Georgia Tech and University of Colorado share actionable advice for academic leaders.

In the News Thursday, October 31, 2019

R2 Space Relocates Headquarters to Ann Arbor, Michigan

Inspired by UM AERO’s engineering program, R2 Space relocates HQ to Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Detroit News Saturday, October 26, 2019

NASA administrator: U-M to play big role in space exploration

Michigan Engineering’s leading role in space research and the importance of collaboration are discussed in the Detroit News.

Gizmodo Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Researchers found a good reason to attach a nail gun to a flying drone

AERO professor Ella Atkins details research that could one day reduce risks for human roofers.

New Scientist Friday, September 20, 2019

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don’t have to

Inspired by AERO professor Ella Atkins details new research that equips autonomous drones with a nail gun.