Tag archives: engineering

Grand Opening for a New Engineering Addition
By Scott Craig   |   October 31, 2023

A large crowd that included students, faculty, trustees, and industry professionals on the college’s engineering board gathered to dedicate Westmont’s new Fletcher Jones Foundation Engineering Building at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 20. Engineering students hosted an open house in their new digs, highlighting their research and explaining the uses of the machinery in the Mericos […]

Engineering’s New Facility is Open 
By Scott Craig   |   October 17, 2023

The college’s board of trustees dedicates the Fletcher Jones Foundation Engineering Building near the tennis courts and physical plant on Friday, October 20, at 5:15 pm. The engineering department hosts an open house beginning at 4:30 pm.  “Westmont is helping to meet a critical need in the field of engineering: engineers with a solid foundation […]

Engineers Put Creations to the Test
By Scott Craig   |   December 20, 2022

Westmont’s junior engineering students were revved up for the annual remote control car competition on December 8 in front of Kerrwood Hall. The students spent the last 10 weeks working in teams to assemble hundreds of parts to create their race cars, which count for five percent of their overall grade in the Machine Design […]

FDA Considerations Put Compounding Pharmacy Services at Risk
By Zach Rosen   |   August 30, 2022

A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) titled, “The Clinical Utility of Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: A Review of Safety, Effectiveness, and Use,” has raised concerns for the staff of San Ysidro Pharmacy (SYP) and other compounding pharmacies around the nation.  The report included a recommendation for across-the-board restrictions […]

Dear Montecito: Meredith Urschel
By Stella Haffner   |   August 13, 2020

It’s not every day you open your email to find that the young woman who used to sell your family Girl Scout Cookies is now a grown adult in charge of building the new Air Force One Hangar. Enter Meredith Urschel, daughter of Carissa Smith and Ted Urschel, a Cornell alum and concrete enthusiast. Before […]