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Students travel to D.C. to meet with Kansas State Representatives

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

On Tuesday, March 11th, five students from the University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering Department traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Kansas's six government representatives. Students Austin Abitz, Jordan Ashley, Will Greenwood, Lauren Schumacher, and Brandon Stein along, with Bob Stuever, an employee of Beechcraft and member of the KU AE Advisory Board, made a direct impact on our government through these personal meetings. They discussed the importance of long-term/ high-risk research and development, new and necessary Unmanned Arial Vehicle Laws, and STEM Education advancement in specifically technology and engineering. The students visited with representatives from Senator Pat Roberts, Senator Jerry Moran, Congressman Tim Hueslkamp of District 1, Congresswomen Lynn Jenkins of District 2, Congressman Kevin Yoder of District 3 and Congressman Mike Pompeo of District 4.




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