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What Shall the #RoyalBaby Read?

There is no doubt that Prince William and Duchess Kate's son will be a well educated child. Who knows, he might take after his father and uncle and join the military, he might decide to go into politics, history or the Arts, but if for some reason he decides to...

Mommas, Here's Help for Letting Your Babies Grow Up to be Engineers

Came across the item below in my mailbox this morning. The University of Texas El Paso is doing some exciting things in engineering education. UTEP is a place to be watching.

World Batch Forum Bounces Back

As you may know, the World Batch Forum has been struggling mightily over the last couple of years, which is too bad, because the group has always been a good source of engineering information. So I was glad to find this email from WBF Chairman Bill Wray in my mailbox...

President Obama honors UTEP engineering professor

TODAY: President Obama honors UTEP engineering professor Ben Flores, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, will receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (STEM) during a reception at the White House today.

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Would you want your kid to do this job?

A while back (in 2006) I wrote an editorial titled "Would you want your kid to do this job?" If you want to re-read it, or read it now for the first time, here's the URL: