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Instructor thoughts from Friday Forum

What is an Education?

Legislators, administrators and even we educators all spend a lot of time trying to “fix” education, but we rarely talk about what we mean when we say “education.” Faculty addressed this very question at our first Friday Forum in October. Steve Drake had suggested over the summer that this was a question that we as… Continue Reading What is an Education?

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A thousand ships

A fascinating aspect of my prior career as a consultant was working with a wide range of businesses that I would not have guessed had existed. One client milled silicon carbide and tungsten into precision rings that serve as impenetrable seals for pipelines. Another does nothing more than replace air filters in air conditioning units throughout southern… Continue Reading A thousand ships Continue Reading A thousand ships