Saturday, January 28, 2012

Steel Sculpture

This "Steel Sculpture" was created 1986 by a University of Florida engineering professor for teaching structures. Over 100 other universities now have one also (see Photo from the UF Civil Engineering department web site. Where on the UF campus is this sculpture?

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Reforming public schools

In the January, 2012, issue of First Things, Charles Glenn's article reviews the history of public schools and argues that a wide variety of schools is needed and "Parents should be free to choose the school their children attend without financial penalty."