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February 16, 2018

Brian Froechtenigt is a senior mechanical engineering student at Colorado School of Mines. Brian joined the QL+ Program through his Capstone Senior Design Project....

Marc Wautelet, University Of Dayton

February 9, 2018

Marc Wautelet is in his last semester at the University of Dayton, pursuing a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, with a biomechanical minor. Marc chose mechanical engineering because he's always enjoyed the process of transforming his ideas into real-world applications....

Student Spotlight: Berkeley Elizabeth Davis, Cal Poly

February 4, 2018

Berkeley Davis is a senior at California Polytechnic Institute in San Luis Obispo, California. She is a Mechanical Engineering major with a Mechatronics Concentration. Berkeley chose this course of study because, since childhood, she's always loved math....

Finding The New Normal

January 5, 2018

In the fall of 2002, Dr. Barb Springer arrived at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (now known as “Walter Reed National Military Medical Center”), not knowing what to expect. No one did. No one knew the number of casualties our Nation would endure or how extensive and complex the combat wounds would be, once the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan began....

My Biggest Hurdle Was Me

January 2, 2018

Tammy Landeen served in the United States Army from 1996-2005 as a Tactical Power Generation Specialist. In 2002, Tammy was injured while on Active Duty, and after her service ended, she suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury while horseback riding. As a result of this accident, Tammy is now in a wheelchair....

Building a Device That Builds Confidence

January 2, 2018

Captain Danny Knutson served for 25 years in the United States Navy as a Naval Aviator. When he started his career, he was in a single seat attack, A-7E Corsair and later transitioned to the strike/fighter F/A-18C. Captain Knutson taught pilots how to land on aircraft carriers, commanded a Hornet Squadron, and then was an Air Wing Commander on the USS Constellation....

Experience + Inspiration

January 2, 2018

Jon Monett, the founder of QL+, is an Air Force Veteran. After his service to our country, he studied Engineering at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Soon after graduation, he joined the CIA and eventually rose through the ranks and became a senior executive....

Wounded Vet. Student Vet. Helping Vets

January 2, 2018

Lance Iunker is the West Coast Program Manager for QL+. Born and raised in San Luis Obispo, CA, he joined the Army right out of high school and became an Airborne Infantryman in the 82nd Airborne Division....

My Blindness is My Motivator

January 2, 2018

Larry Gunter is an Air Force Veteran and QL+ Challenger. He is working with engineering students at Cal Poly and the University of Dayton to create a Treadmill Centering Device for blind runners....