Publisher’s Letter

Celebrating Man’s Best Friends

Around Campus

Talk of Tech: Field Guide to Campus, Hedgehog Confidential, Tech Pet Hall of Fame
Office Space: Joe Mendelson, professor and herpetologist
10 Questions: Amelia Gambino, assistant vice president of news and campus communications and avid apiarist

On the Field

Passing Grade: How basketball coach Brian Gregory turned his team into an academic powerhouse

In the World

Gearing Up for a Cannonball Run: Alum tricks out car for an (illegal) attempt at the cross-country speed record

Features

Home Sweet Dearborn: A day on the job with Dr. Linda Ellington, Bio 82, Atlanta’s most beloved veterinarian
Dog Days: Vincent Martin, a blind PhD student, and Karson, a black lab, make a perfect team
Man’s (New) Best Friends: Animals inspire research that may improve human life—and their own, too

Ramblin’ Roll

Class notes, weddings and births
Bohler Receives France’s Highest Decoration
Eagans Helms Northwest Harvest
Ezzard Named New Face of Civil Engineering
‘From Mountain Lions to House Cats’
Wells Appointed to Anderson Foundation Board

In Memoriam

Tributes to departed Yellow Jackets
Bernard J. Dvorscak, Aviator
Richard A. Parks, Artist and Ornithologist
James Robert McClure, Businessman
Paul McKay, Oceanographer

Tech History

The Hounds of Techwood Drive: Lambda Chi Alpha’s 45 years of St. Bernards

Back Page

Helping the Underdogs: Lauren Lipsey, MS IA 07, finds an unlikely career in animal rescue