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Ruthann Omer: Fixing with family

Ruthann Omer: Fixing with family

By Sid Lingala & Christian Snyder

March 27, 2018

Filed under Silhouettes 2018, Top Stories

When Ruthann Omer installed a door backward in a handicap restroom project she was working on as a civil engineer, she felt like it was the end of the world. But her father, Frederick, an engineer himself, remained calm and repeated one of his favorite sayings. “Don’t worry, it will all come out...

Swanson School announces new dean

Swanson School announces new dean

By Salina Pressimone | Assistant News Editor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Pitt named James R. Martin II — currently the chair of the civil engineering department at Clemson University — as the new dean of the Swanson School of Engineering on Wednesday. Martin is the second new dean Pitt has appointed is as many days. Yesterday, Pitt named Amy Wildermuth as the new law de...

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