Engineering in a Land-grant Context

Engineering in a Land-grant Context

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Annotation Engineering in a Land-Grant Context considers the US government's first foray into higher education by examining engineering education at the nation's land-grant universities over the past 140 years. The authors demonstrate how that history has framed the present and suggest how it is likely to influence the fashioning of the future.More than that, World War II gave female engineering students at places like Iowa State, Penn State, and Cornell a collective identity ... the National Science Foundation, and the National Academy of Education for support during preparation of this essay. ... Brochure aquot;Essential Facts about ASTP, aquot; [ca. late 1943]; Univ. of Minn, archives, AB1.1, Presidential Papers Supplement, box 6, file aquot;ASTP Bulletins.

Title:Engineering in a Land-grant Context
Author:Alan I. Marcus
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2005


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