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“The material covered in LSSU's engineering program provided me a solid foundation for graduate studies. The systematic approach and communication skills needed to tackle engineering projects were taught and then practiced over and over again. In particular I appreciate the many hours spent by the faculty to develop oral presentation skills in each student. As a graduate student now, these skills have proven to be highly beneficial and, to my surprise, obviously not taught to the same extent at many other universities.”

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Title: WE HAVE A PLAN
Movie ID: VT4179
Movie Number: 4179
Description: Hollywood glamour, political intrigue and socialism combine in one of the Depression decade's most fascinating campaign sagas. In California, world-famous author and Socialist Upton Sinclair runs for Governor as a Democrat, promising to "end poverty in California." His campaign platform "production for use," not for profit, provides an alternative to capitalism and tests the limits of the New Deal. When Sinclair overwhelmingly wins the Deomocratic primary, the most powerful forces in Califonria join together to ensure his defeat in the November elections, and in the process, invent the modern media compaign. One year later, FDR signs the Social Security Act, a signal that the American system is moving from a relatively unfettered capitalism to the beginnings of a modern welfare state.
Series: GREAT DEPRESSION
Part: 4
Time: 60
Department: SS
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"I've been accepted to Montana Tech's graduate school to pursue a master's degree in geophysical engineering. I have also accepted a full-funded graduate research assistantship to work with the Montana National Guard on developing magnetic techniques to detect unexploded ordinance. My summer internship with Geolex, a company under contract with the Guard, will study acquiring data, performing analysis, and offering interpretation on unexploded ordinance." [ more ]

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