Tag Archives: MSOE

Friday afternoon (leaving work) photos

The Grohmann Museum was quiet on the second floor when I left work at MSOE this afternoon. I pressed the button to call the elevator but then, immediately after, decided to step away and take a picture of the stair … Continue reading

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Two spires

I was walking back from the Library and Science Buildings shortly after noon today and saw City Hall reflected in the BMO Harris building—a reflection I realized was new to me from this vantage point, since I guess I haven’t … Continue reading

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A tour of public sculpture along Milwaukee’s RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue

A photo of my colleague, Margaret Dwyer, and me with “The Bronze Fonz,” taken during last Saturday’s walking tour of public sculptures along the Milwaukee RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue. We led a group of MSOE students on the two-hour walk … Continue reading

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Changes at MSOE – A snapshot of the old and the (very) new

Walking back to my office from the scholarship luncheon today (a really nice event where MSOE scholarship sponsors and recipients get to meet over a meal), I noticed the old Blatz Brewing Company logo atop MSOE’s Alumni Partnership Center. The … Continue reading

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Milwaukee City Hall – Morning Reflection

Taken with my iPhone about 8:15 a.m. at the corner of Broadway and State, from inside a vestigial entryway of the old Blatz Brewing Bottle House (now MSOE’s Campus Center) so I could avoid lens flare in a spot sheltered from … Continue reading

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Perspective

I definitely was paying attention at the Faculty Senate meeting this morning in the Schroeder Room of MSOE’s Walter Schroeder Library! But sitting in a different seat than usual led to a new perspective on a view that is normally at my back.  As … Continue reading

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Colectivo Lakefront Café

What a beautiful afternoon in Milwaukee today!  Perfect weather for coffee at Colectivo’s Lakefront Café with two of my favorite MSOE colleagues, Jim and Jan.  These colorful chairs and rain barrel were right next to our outdoor table. After hearing Jim talk … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Road Trips

For today’s post, head over to my Milwaukee School of Engineering blog.  Julie Henning, a graduate of MSOE’s Technical Communication program, is now a travel journalist and entrepreneur.  Last Friday she was a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio talking about … Continue reading

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Great Books: The Devil in the White City

Last night was my Great Books Dinner and Discussion event at Milwaukee School of Engineering.  I usually facilitate a book discussion every June, and lately I’ve added the November discussion to my rotation, as well.  This month’s selection was The Devil … Continue reading

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