PRISM - American Society for Engineering Education - Logo - NOVEMBER 2004 - VOLUME 14, NUMBER 3
BRIEFINGS: One Stone at a TimeFEATURE: The Water GuyTEACHING TOOLBOX: Bioboom
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Above the Fray: Bucking the trend in higher education, engineering departments have yet to employ nontenured
The Water Guy: First, Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards discovered dangerously high levels of lead in Washington, D.C.'s, drinking water. Then he had to persuade the bureaucracy to get the word out. - By Pierre Home-Douglas
Storm Riders: Thanks to hurricanes like Charley and Francis, engineering students in Florida get real-world research experience with hurricanes—and are making houses safer in the process. - By Stephen Budiansky
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Refractions: Answering Mail - By Henry Petroski
TEACHING TOOLBOX
Bioboom: Bioengineering has become one of the fastest-growing majors. - By Margaret Loftus
On Campus: Learning is Legion - By Robert Gardner
Teaching: Necessary Evil - By Phillip Wankat and Frank Oreovicz
Faculty's Finest: Charley Johnson - Thomas K. Grose
ASEE TODAY: The Making of a President - By Bethany Halford
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LAST WORD: Too Late for Remediation - By Irving Kott
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