China is investigating how to build ultra-large spacecraft that are up to 0.6 mile long, and Mason Peck, the Stephen J. Fujikawa '77 Professor of Astronautical Engineering believes it's feasible. Read more about China Wants to Build a Mega Spaceship That’s Nearly a Mile Long
Sibley Ph.D. candidate shares his experience as a first-generation college student
Xiangkun Elvis Cao, a Ph.D. candidate in the Sibley School’s Erickson Lab, shares his experience of successfully navigating his way through hardship from rural China as a first-generation college student to landing on Forbes 30 Under 30 for North America. He discusses the shared challenges first-generation students and underrepresented minorities in academia face: economic and social burden, exclusion, discrimination, and lack of access to information and mentoring.
Read more in his opinion piece “Navigating My Way as a First-Generation Student,” published online in the journal Matter.