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American Society for Engineering EducationOCTOBER 2007Volume 17 | Number 2 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
COVER STORY: BANGALORE-JOLT - INDIA’S RAPID HIGH-TECH GROWTH HAS FUELED A HUGE DEMAND FOR WELL-TRAINED ENGINEERS. STARTUPS, INDUSTRY, RETURNING EXPATRIATES AND EVEN A SPIRITUAL LEADER—THE ‘HUGGING SAINT’—OFFER INNOVATIVE WAYS TO FILL THE VOID. BUT ARE THEIR EFFORTS ENOUGH? BY LUCILLE CRAFT
FEATURE: 2 FOR 1 - IN PUTTING ITS BUSINESS AND ENGINEERING SCHOOLS UNDER ONE ROOF, PENN STATE BEHREND AIMS TO FOSTER CREATIVE TEAMWORK WHILE MAKING ITS STUDENTS ATTRACTIVE TO INDUSTRY.  BY MARY LORD
FEATURE: EDUCATOR FOR THE REAL WORLD - JIM MELSA WANTED TO CHANGE HOW ENGINEERING IS TAUGHT, EVEN IF IT MADE HIM ‘A PAIN IN THE NECK.’ BY PIERRE HOME-DOUGLAS

DEPARTMENTS
COMMENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: LAUNCHING A CAREER - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Saving the Marriage - BY PAUL PEERCY

TEACHING TOOLBOX
Walking the Line - Ethics courses give students an understanding of the dilemmas they will face in the workplace—and the confidence to make wise choices. BY ALICE DANIEL
JEE SELECTS: The Case for Inductive Teaching - BY RICHARD FELDER AND MICHAEL PRINCE
ON THE SHELF: Stunning Growth, Stubborn Problems - BY ROBIN TATU


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Mary LordMary Lord, a Washington, D.C.-based freelance journalist who specializes in education, wrote “2 for 1,” the article describing the merger of engineering and business programs at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Her articles have appeared in Essence magazine, the Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report. A mother of two school-age children, Mary was recently elected to a seat on the local Board of Education. She will work on approving academic standards, helping to create accountability plans and progress reports, and advising on a range of policies from preschool programs to sex education.


Greg MorganArtist-designer Greg Morgan, who developed the collage illustrating “2 for 1,” lives outside of Austin, Texas, in the quaint town of Fredericksburg. He runs the design firm Morgan_Mohon, illustrates, and teaches art at a private school. With his wife, Candace, who is also a designer, he has four daughters aged 3 to 11. Greg has always collected ephemera and elements for collage and is now offering his work as fine art. His clients include Starbucks, Martha Stewart, Boston Glove and Fast Company.


James GodmanJames Godman, who shot the portraits that accompany “Educator for the Real World,” the profile of Jim Melsa, creates highly effective and unusual photographs for advertising and editorial projects. His work has been published worldwide for a diverse array of clients, including McDonald’s, Motorola, and United Technologies. His editorial images have been featured in many major magazines, including Business 2.0, London Sunday Business and Seventeen. James lives and works in a loft located on Chicago’s historic Motor Row.



 

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