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Match 19, 2007 Editor: Shelly Willingham

Rigorous Program Draws Professor to Speed School
By Brandon Shelley
After years of field based and university teaching experience, Paul Joseph Klein returned to Speed School this January to work with a nationally “unique” program. A native of Fort Mitchell, Klein grew up with his five sisters, three of whom majored in mathematics and one in computer science. plines, giving Klein first-hand experience of a variety engineering applications. After obtaining a graduate degree in Education he taught at a variety of community colleges, a New England prep school, and at Xavier University in Cincinnati. He notes his favorite mathematics topic to be Taylor Series, adding how excited he is to be part of such an amazing engineering school. When asked why he chose to apply for the position, Klein replied “I have always loved academics and I never really left it after college … Speed has a rigorous engineering mathematics program that is highly unique across the nation. It's exciting to be a part of that." Speed News would like to thank Professor Klein for taking time for this interview, and we welcome him back to the University of Louisville J

In 2007 Klein joined the Speed faculty, teaching EAC 307 (Numerical Methods) and assisting with EAC 102 this spring. He is currently scheduled to teach Graduating with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the EAC 307 and EAC 330 (Linear University of Louisville, Klein be- Algebra) during the summer sesgan his professional career as a sion. Excited to be back at Louissales engineer traveling across ville, Klein hopes with his knowlKentucky. The job required him edge and experience he can help to work with professionals from students with their academics all of the major engineering disci- and overall college experience.

After it was all said and done, there seemed to be very few problems. I know I received several emails stating how to patch all By Shelly Willingham devices with a clock. These emails seemed to Over spring break you might have noticed work for the rest of the nation too. Technology is a wonderful thing, however it that your clocks had spring forward earlier does cause some minor problems. If you than normal. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 called for a 4 week extension of daylight sav- have not done so, check all of your appointments that were made before the switch that ings time. Most people are used to waking up the day occur in the next few weeks. I know that I have had several meeting reminders that reafter spring forward and see their computer minded me to adjust my calendar. has corrected its clock. Most computers requited a patch to correct the clock if it had not had the needed updates. There was also a big concern with time sensitive systems not operating on schedule. Some media outlets were saying it was like another Y2K scare.

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Society Cup
Society Cup is underway! It started off Monday with a dodgeball tournament in the SAC. Here are the events for the rest of the week :Tuesday 6:00 relay race in front of Law School, and Wednesday 6:00 Thumbwar tournament and group/plank walking race in front of Law School. Good luck to all of the societies!

Weekly Recipe
By Brandon Shelley

Creole Shrimp and Lobster Bisque
Ingredients 2 steamed lobster tails 4 tablespoons butter, unsalted 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 stalks of celery, finely chopped 1/3 cup of all purpose flour 3 cups chicken broth ½ pound steamed shrimp, medium size, peeled and deveinded 2 cups of half-and-half 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning

Letter from Shelly
Hello!
I hope you had a relaxing and restful spring break. I know I should have done more studying than I did. With the conclusion of spring break the beginning of the end of the semester is coming closer. I know it is a bit early to talk about finals, but its never to early to start review old materials so you are not overwhelmed at the end of the semester. Speaking of semesters, have you thought about your schedule for this summer and fall? Registration is coming close. Don’t forget if you need to met with your advisor to plan your coming semesters. All students under 60 hours MUST meet with an advisor. If you don’t you will not be able to register for classes. Eball is just around the corner as well. March 31 to be exact. Get your dancing shoes on and come with an empty stomach. You can find more information on Eball in this issue. Tickets $20 each and can be purchased in the council office (JS 105).

Directions Remove lobster from shell and coarsely chop Chop shrimp Melt butter on medium heat in large saucepan Add onion, celery, and a pinch of garlic Cook mixture for 5 minutes, occasionally stirring Stir in flour and cook for an additional 2 minutes Add chicken broth slowly and stir Cook for 10 minutes, occasionally stirring Add lobster, shrimp, half-and-half, ~Shelly :) and Creole seasoning Stir occasionally and allow bisque to cook for 10 minutes SERVE HOT!

Writers: Ben Gerstle and Brandon Shelley

E-Ball!
By Shelly Willingham Engineering Expo has come and gone. That means only one thing...E-Ball. For those of you who don't know Engineer’s Ball (E-Ball) is a time to award E-Expo winners their prizes, a time to present the new board of directors of student council, and time to have a good time with all of you engineering buddies. This year E-Ball will be held at the Galt House on March 31. Dinner will be served at 7. Tickets are $20 each and include dinner. I have been asked by several people what to wear to E-Ball. Well the attire is semi formal to formal. You will normally see the guys in suits or in sports coat and tie. Ladies normally wear semi formals or formals, most wear formals though. I suggest a long dress since it is March and still kind of cold. Plus with a long dress you can wear flip flops with out anyone noticing. Let’s face it heals can start to hurt after a while. I am not saying you must wear a long dress, but in years past that is what I have normally seen. There normally are several shorter semi formal dresses. Wear something that you will be comfortable in, yet is still in the semi formal to formal category. E-Ball is a time to have fun and celebrate all the hard work you have done. Hope to see you all there!

Sports
By Brandon Shelley

CARDINAL ATHLETICS

www.uoflsports.cstv.com TUESSDAY 3/20 Baseball vs. Ball State 1:00pm J. PATT STADIUM FRIDAY 3/23 Softball vs. Liberty 10:30am ULMER STADIUM Softball vs. Northwestern 3:00pm ULMER STADIUM SATURDAY 3/24 Women’s Tennis vs. Morehead St 1:00pm BASS RUDD T.C. Softball vs. California 1:00pm ULMER STADIUM SUNDAY 3/25 Softball vs. Michigan 2:30pm ULMER STADIUM TUESDAY 3/27 Softball vs. Missouri 5:00pm ULMER STADIUM

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This Week’s Events
Monday March 19 Tuesday March 20 Wednesday March 21 Thursday March 22 Council Meeting 12:20 Vogt 311 Friday March 23 Saturday March 24 Sunday March 25

Announcements
May 2007 Commencement Information If you are graduating in May, you can now order your cap and gown on-line. Visit www.louisville.edu/commencement or go to the UofL homepage and select Current Students, then Academics, and then Commencement. To participate in the May commencement, you must graduate in May, apply on-line for your degree, and order your cap and gown on-line. The deadline for ordering your cap and gown is March 31, 2007. If you have any questions about the Speed School convocation ceremony following the University commencement program, see Dr. Harris in JB Speed Building room 216. Commencement is Saturday, May 12th.

Scholarship of the Week
Who: United States Achievement Academy Scholarship Foundation Criteria: GPA– at least a 3.0 Extracurricular Activities Leadership Skills Rank in class (if applicable) Honors and Awards Contact: See Matt Bergman in the admissions office for more information

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