About Author: Darlene Kaskie

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  • Iowa is known for many things: the butter cow, John Wayne, ethanol, and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). On July 20th, 8,500 riders will mount their two-wheeled pedal […]

    Engineering the Bicycle

    Iowa is known for many things: the butter cow, John Wayne, ethanol, and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). On July 20th, 8,500 riders will mount their two-wheeled pedal […]

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  • Are grandparents, aunts & uncles and friends stumped as to what to purchase for your graduation gift? Let an engineering librarian research and suggest a few ideas including wall-frame patent art, […]

    Clocks and stocks and socks…oh, my! Gifts for the engineer

    Are grandparents, aunts & uncles and friends stumped as to what to purchase for your graduation gift? Let an engineering librarian research and suggest a few ideas including wall-frame patent art, […]

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  • Engineering and basketball go together as we begin the Sweet 16 games in the NCAA tournament, but just how has engineering affected the game? History In 1891, at Springfield College, Massachusetts, […]

    How Sweet It Is: Basketball Engineering

    Engineering and basketball go together as we begin the Sweet 16 games in the NCAA tournament, but just how has engineering affected the game? History In 1891, at Springfield College, Massachusetts, […]

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  • Join the Lichtenberger Engineering Library and the People in Engineering LLC for an exciting afternoon of free pie and Pi(e) trivia. The fun begins at 1:59 pm on 3.14 in […]

    Pi Day : Pie, Trivia & Fun … Oh, My!

    Join the Lichtenberger Engineering Library and the People in Engineering LLC for an exciting afternoon of free pie and Pi(e) trivia. The fun begins at 1:59 pm on 3.14 in […]

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  • 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 […]

    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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  • 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 […]

    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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