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New Graduate Student Convocation set Wednesday

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UD Library Associates exhibition now on view

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UD choral ensembles announce auditions

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'U.S. Space Vehicles' exhibit on display at library

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Big Dig seminar slated Sept. 7

12:57 p.m., Sept. 1, 2006--The Big Dig, Boston's enormous transportation construction project, will be the topic of a seminar set for 2-4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in Room 106 of the Center for Composite Materials.

The seminar, “Management Practices on the Boston Central Artery (Big Dig) Project,” is sponsored by the Delaware Center for Transportation and will be given by Chris T. Hendrickson, Duquesne Light Professor of Engineering in the civil and environmental engineering department of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Hendrickson will give an overview of the $16 billion recently completed transportation project, including the history of its inception and construction methods.

Besides being the Duquesne Light Professor of Engineering in the civil and environmental engineering department of Carnegie Mellon, Hendrickson also is the director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Engineering and Research and co-director of the Green Design Institute at Carnegie Mellon.

He has co-authored three textbooks and published several articles on structural and civil engineering, and is the recipient of many prestigious teaching and scholarship awards, among them the 2002 Fenves Systems Research Award.

The free event is open to the public. For more information, call (302) 831-4094.

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