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American Society for Engineering EducationMARCH 2008Volume 17 | Number 7 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
COVER STORY: Help Wanted - SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS ONCE HAD TO COMPETE FOR COVETED FEDERAL JOBS. NOW THE GOVERNMENT MUST COMPETE WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO ATTRACT THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST.  BY JEFFREY SELINGO
FEATURE: Caroline Baillie - AN ENGINEER CAMPAIGNS ON TWO FRONTS: AGAINST POVERTY IN ARGENTINA AND OLD-STYLE TEACHING AT HOME.   BY MARGARET LOFTUS
FEATURE: Route to the Top - A FIFTH OF THE TOP EXECUTIVES AT AMERICA’S BIGGEST COMPANIES ARE ENGINEERS. ONE REASON: THEIR HARD-NOSED PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS HELP THE BOTTOM LINE.   BY THOMAS K. GROSE

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REFRACTIONS: Maintaining Infrastructure - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Rankings Puzzle Solved - BY ADRIAN BEJAN

TEACHING TOOLBOX
TEACHING TOOLBOX: INSPIRED LEADERSHIP - Skills imparted at a seminary prove useful in preparing graduate teaching assistants at Oregon State. BY ALICE DANIEL
TEACHING TOOLBOX: ON THE SHELF: The ‘Detroit of Nations’ - BY ROBIN TATU
TEACHING TOOLBOX: JEE SELECTS: Professors Need to Lighten Up - BY CHRISTINA M. VOGT


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Alice DanielAlice Daniel, author of “Inspired Leadership” (Page 46), is an instructor of journalism at California State University, Fresno and a freelance writer. Aside from penning engineering stories, she enjoys writing about travel and design (the very things she has noticed engineers readily embrace in their profession). She is a regular contributor to HGTV.com, and her most recent travel piece, a story about volunteering on vacation in Armenia, appeared in the September issue of Yoga Journal.


SelÇuk DemirelSelÇuk Demirel, who illustrated “Help Wanted” (Page 28), has been publishing drawings since he was in high school in Ankara, Turkey. His work drawings have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Forbes in the United States and Le Monde and Le Nouvel Observateur in France. He has also illustrated a number of books published in Europe and Japan and exhibited his work in Turkey, France, and Italy. He lives in Paris.


Phil DisleyPhil Disley, who drew the cartoon of top executives for “Route to the Top” (Page 40), is widely regarded as one of Britain’s leading newspaper and magazine illustrators. His work has appeared in the Times of London, the Guardian, the Spectator, the Financial Times, the London Evening Standard, Esquire, GQ, Tatler, and Marketing Week. Phil lives in Liverpool with his wife, Rachel, a physician, and their children, Mollie and Dylan. He has a lifelong passion for cricket.

 



 

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