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Arun Yadav

McNeese Student Receives National Award for Research

McNeese State University dual mechanical engineering and business graduate student Arun Yadav has been selected as a 2019 Divisional Graduate Student Scholar by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Yadav, who also received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from McNeese, received this award based on his research paper titled, “Hydraulic Simulation for Calcasieu…

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From left to right, coach Justin Browning and women’s team national champions Mia Manzanares, Kati Murphy and Ashleigh Young (Grace Hanley not pictured).

McNeese Wins Three Rodeo Championships

McNeese State University’s women’s rodeo team is once again first in the nation after winning the team championship and two national individual championships Saturday night at the 71st College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. Mia Manzanares, of Opelousas, is now the two-time women’s all-around champion and is the co-winner of goat tying championship, as…