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Could Adding an Engineering Program help Redbird Basketball?

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Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:44 am

WoodlandWarrior wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:33 am
Establishing a marketable major like engineering will enhance the viability of an ISU education and could attract more students. A question will be which, or how many, of the various engineering disciplines might be offered. Realistic planning should recognize the type of academic programs that are more likely to produce jobs. I commend the business school for establishing the insurance and actuarial specializations.
Per the article.

"It appears that given our faculty expertise and other information they have gleaned from their visits that engineering systems, engineering physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and civil engineering are our most likely additions at this time," Dietz said in a follow-up email. "We would most likely phase those programs in over time. We are still in the early stages of our planning processes. We would need additional assistance from the private sector as well."
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CaliRdBrd wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:53 pm
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Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:58 am
JHBird wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:11 am
Maybe we could even invent a pizza launcher and be the envy of all mid-majors.

Calzone launcher.
Or a pair of shoes/socks that don’t cause our star recruit to miss 4,000 games due to blisters.
I hear ya. There's a product called Aquaphor that's great on blisters. Usually the blister is about 70 percent better the next day. I almost went over to the athletic dept to tell them about it.
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Tpguy wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:16 pm
I would rather ride the train than drive one
You’re only interested in cleaning the caboose.
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LOL, Bird Friend :)
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