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Nienkamp, Paul – American Educational History Journal, 2010
During the twentieth-century, American engineers harnessed the atom, sent men to the moon, and literally reshaped the world. They re-routed rivers to create giant hydroelectric dams, created a massive and interconnected highway system, and designed skyscrapers, jets, computers, and the internet. As a modern profession, engineering boasted strong…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Engineering Education, Educational History, Engineering