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The Civil Scoop The Department of Civil Engineering The University of Minnesota Duluth V O L U M E I S S U E 1 O C T O B E R 2 0 1 3 UMD’s First Concrete Canoe INSIDE THIS ISSUE: A Message from 4 , 2 the Department Head Scholarships/ 6 Awards Department News 8 Research News 10 Student 12 Organization News After four months of preparation, the concrete canoe named Icebreaker broke water tension on icy Madison Lake near Mankato, MN last Spring. Pictured from left to right: Mario Gillard, Miranda Anderson, Alex Dickhaus, Peter Demshar. OUR MISSION The mission of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth is to prepare graduates for professional practice and graduate study through a program firmly based in strong technical skills, fundamentals, hands-on learning, sustainability, and professionalism.

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