Category: Dean of Faculty
  • Senior faculty members confirmed as permanent professors

    The Air Force Academy recognized two new permanent professors at an investiture ceremony in Polaris Hall, Dec. 6.
  • Cadet named Rhodes Scholar

    An Air Force cadet senior distance runner was awarded one of 32 Rhodes Scholarships for 2014 on Nov. 22.Cadet 1st Class Rebecca Esselstein, from Dayton, Ohio, is a senior at the U.S. Air Force Academy majoring in astronautical engineering and the Academy's 38th recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, the 12th cadet-athlete to earn the
  • Research team wins AMSUS training award

    The Air Force Academy's Clinical Investigation Program team, along with teams from six other medical centers around the Air Force, was named a recipient of the Society of Federal Health Professionals' training and education award in November.The Academy's CIP includes Drs. Don Veverka and Katherine Bates and Lt. Cols. Marcus King, Ryan Maresh and
  • Cadets help with STEM questions on Homework Hotline

    Two Academy cadets headed to Pueblo Oct. 24 to help youngsters with their homework and answer questions about applying to the Air Force's Academy.Cadets 3rd Class Warren Metcalf and Casey Evans appeared on "Homework Hotline" on KTSC, Colorado State University-Pueblo's Public Broadcasting Service channel.Homework Hotline allows grade school children
  • Academy signs 1st-ever technology transfer agreement with local nonprofit

    Air Force Academy officials announced the Research Office's first-ever partnership with a local technology transfer nonprofit organization designed to assist federal technology transfer today.The partnership with the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator, an organization supporting entrepreneurs, is now linked to the Academy's multimillion dollar
  • Astro Dept. head to conduct Fulbright fellowship in Singapore

    The permanent professor and head of the Astronautics Department here will travel to Singapore's Nanyang Technological University in August to teach undergraduate courses and conduct research in Nanyang's Satellite Research Centre.Col. Marty France was selected as a Fulbright Scholar in March by the U.S. State Department."In some ways, I'll be
  • Cadets participate in annual FERL training

    Dozens of Civil Engineering 251 cadets are training now through June 20 at the the Field Engineering and Readiness Laboratory in Jacks Valley.The annual lab trains cadets in heavy equipment, constructing homes, surveying, pouring concrete and asphalt, carpentry and more. Hands-on activities include operating construction equipment/vehicles, welding
  • Biden to Class of 2014: 'You carry America on your back'

    The Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 will face new missions as the United States draws down in Afghanistan, but the challenges they encounter will be no less formidable and complex, Vice President Joseph R. Biden said during the Academy's commencement May 28."The poet Thoreau said, 'A bluebird carries the sky on its back.' You are falcons, and you
  • 18 Academy NCOs selected for promotion to master sgt.

    Eighteen Academy NCOs were among the more than 4,000 selected across the Air Force for promotion to master sergeant, Air Force officials announced today.The 4,073 selected represent a 17.96 percent selection rate, with an average selectee overall score of 352.55. Selectees' average time in grade was 4.41 years and time in service was 15.16 years.
  • Air Force cadets take 2nd place in NSA cyber exercise

    The Air Force Academy took second place at the conclusion of the 14th annual National Security Administration inter-service Cyber Defense Exercise here April 8 - 11."I'm extremely proud of how well our cadets performed during the exercise," said Dr. Martin Carlisle, Director of the Academy Center for Cyberspace Research. "We made the red team