PRISM - American Society for Engineering Education - Logo SUMMER 2005 - VOLUME 14, NUMBER 9
ON THE COVER:  THE REAL WORLD - Six Smith College grads recount their experiences during their first year as engineers. And they react to Harvard President Larry Summers' recent comments. By Anna MulrineMAKING IT BIG - As world consumption of materials steadily increases, mining education graduates are few in number and highly pursued. By Corinna WuRISING AGAIN - As the last of the World Trade Center buildings to fall, Seven WTC held its ground until just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. And almost four years later, it's the first making its way back up. Photographs by Sylvia Plachy
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THE REAL WORLD - Six Smith College grads recount their experiences during their first year as engineers. And they react to Harvard President Larry Summers' recent comments. By Anna Mulrine
CUTTING THE GORDIAN KNOT - After the federal government began restricting funding for stem-cell research, a number of states jumped in to take up the slack, but a lack of coordination among states could lead to limited results.  By Jeffrey Selingo
MAKING IT BIG - As world consumption of materials steadily increases, mining education graduates are few in number and highly pursued. By Corinna Wu
RISING AGAIN - As the last of the World Trade Center buildings to fall, Seven WTC held its ground until just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. And almost four years later, it's the first making its way back up. Photographs by Sylvia Plachy

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