September 30, 2013

By contributing blogger Rafael Gomes de Oliveira: The Importance of Developing an Explicit Worldview In one of my previous blog entries, “Bridging the Gap to Adulthood”, I explored the topic of...
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September 6, 2013

...your alma mater profiles your "successful career". I suppose I've done alright, but day to day challenges and hard work really don't leave much time for gushing reflection. You can read my...
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April 13, 2013

Frequent contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira just finished answering a survey about more education requirements for professional licensure and the raising the bar initiative. He was quite taken...
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April 3, 2013

My apologies for the long layoff between posts. March was an extremely busy month for me, including three very trying and tiring workweeks bookended by a great ski vacation in Colorado and the...
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December 31, 2012

President Lincoln and Rep. Justin S. Morrill As a graduate of Oregon State University, Iai??i??m proud to be part of the legacy...
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August 31, 2012

Post by regular contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira. Education is, without a doubt, one of most important aspects of a person’s life. People may differ in which topics they find important to...
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March 14, 2012

Jeffrey S. Russell, Ph.D., P.E., Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning and Dean of Continuing Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
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July 15, 2011

 When trying to make sense of national education policy for the improvement of education to prepare kids for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)  fields, I am...
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May 18, 2011

Large end-of-year design projects are a mainstay of architecture and engineering curriculum.  It's for good reason, in the real world you jump from project to project and usually juggle multiple...
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April 5, 2011

This weekend I returned to my alma mater, the University of Michigan, for the North Central Regional student conference.  It was the first time that I had attended the annual Steel Bridge and...
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