Archive for February, 2014

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->MECCA Week was a tradition at the University of Iowa College of Engineering for many years.  This celebration took place around St. Patrick’s Day, due to St. Patrick being the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    A Mecca Tradition: The Blarney Stone

    MECCA Week was a tradition at the University of Iowa College of Engineering for many years.  This celebration took place around St. Patrick’s Day, due to St. Patrick being the […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->The College of Engineering celebrates E-Week in conjunction with National Engineers Week, February 16 – 22, 2014. During E-Week, a variety of student-organized activities help celebrate and recognize engineers and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Celebrating Engineers

    The College of Engineering celebrates E-Week in conjunction with National Engineers Week, February 16 – 22, 2014. During E-Week, a variety of student-organized activities help celebrate and recognize engineers and […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->What is more romantic than riding a Ferris wheel? Considering George W. G. Ferris, Jr. was born on Valentine’s Day in 1859, perhaps nothing. Ferris was an engineer who graduated from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Let the Spinning Wheel Spin

    What is more romantic than riding a Ferris wheel? Considering George W. G. Ferris, Jr. was born on Valentine’s Day in 1859, perhaps nothing. Ferris was an engineer who graduated from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Charles Darwin is known for his work on the theory of evolution but did you also know he spent time researching earthworms? Each year on Feb 12th, we celebrate Darwin […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Theory of Evolution and …. Earthworms?

    Charles Darwin is known for his work on the theory of evolution but did you also know he spent time researching earthworms? Each year on Feb 12th, we celebrate Darwin […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->The world today would be a very different place without the inventions of Thomas A. Edison.  He was known as the Wizard of Menlo Park. Edison had obtained 1,093 US […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Happy Birthday, Thomas A. Edison!

    The world today would be a very different place without the inventions of Thomas A. Edison.  He was known as the Wizard of Menlo Park. Edison had obtained 1,093 US […]

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