The legend of St. George lives on!
In a tradition that dates back to 1987, EECS faculty
served lunch to the students on April 18, the first day of the last week of classes, as a way of saying thanks, good
luck on finals, and congratulations to those who are
The legend of St. George says he slew a dragon -
and this year, John Laird (Interim Chair of CSE) and Khalil Najafi, (Chair of ECE) did so as well!
Just before lunch, U-M's HKN chapter was recognized for receiving an
Outstanding Chapter Award from the national HKN organization for the sixth year straight. In addition, Elliot Soloway was honored by HKN with the
HKN Professor of the Year award.
Finally, Prof. Emeritus Tom Senior spoke to the gathering about the history of St. George and the tradition of St. George's Day.
Photos from St. George's Day
Below are more photos from St. George's Day. To view or download larger photos, just click on the thumbnail image of interest.
Jeff Rosen, HKN President, presents Elliot Soloway the HKN Professor of the Year Award.
HKN Officers receive the Outstanding Chapter Award.
Tom Senior brings the history of
St. George's Day to light.