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Milestones: Reflections on Paul Peercy’s tenure as dean

Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by .

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“Since Paul brought his blend of academic and industry experience to Madison in 1999, his primary commitment has always been to the students in the College of Engineering and preparing them for success in a rapidly shifting professional environment. He has combined commitments to the basic concepts of engineering and to the creativity and flexibility [...]

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Learning to be leaders

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by .

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As professionals whose work often involves making changes to highly technical systems, engineers need to be able to work harmoniously in teams with other engineers—and with non-engineers—if they are to solve problems and persuade others to implement solutions. But there’s a disconnect between today’s engineering curriculum and the leadership and teamwork skills companies are looking [...]

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