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10-story tower will be severely shaken on UCSD quake table to test mettle of tall wood buildings
"We’re trying to see if we can construct mass timber buildings that would be resilient in high seismic zones,” said Shiling Pei, an associate professor of civil engineering at Mines and the project’s co-director.
December 1, 2022
Even University Presidents Lose Their Minds When Their Teens Apply to College
Richard Holz filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the Fafsa, for his two daughters. Like many parents, he found the process baffling. “It’s like they want to know your shoe size,” says Dr. Holz. “They want to know so much ....
November 29, 2022
How a pandemic PhD peer network group stood the test of time
Jillian Collins, a PhD candidate in chemical engineering, wrote this piece about the value of regular virtual meetings with peers from across the United States.
November 25, 2022