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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May 6, 2010

Part 3 In the morning we reassessed our work.  The steel tubes seemed a little small compared to the size of the concrete hull.  Would the single additional bracing bar between the...
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April 25, 2010

Part 2 After cheering the steel bridge team onto a first place finish, I led the canoe team to the Home Depot for supplies to reconstruct their canoe.  We wandered the aisles searching for...
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April 18, 2010

Around this time of year, concrete canoe competitions are being held on several college campuses around the country.  These events were typically the highlight of of my ASCE involvement.  My...
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February 9, 2010

I've got a deadline to meet this Friday.  Not sure where I'll find the time to get all of my tasks done, but somehow it always comes together.  If you thought that the pressure of working on a...
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November 27, 2009

It may not make the ESPN highlight reels, but the participants in the ASCE/AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition place as much pride in their teamwork as do their schools' football teams.  This...
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