VIEW FROM THE FAR EAST
- IAFC launches the "Ready, Set, Go" proqram nationwide. // Minnesota Fire Chief;May/Jun2011, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p11
The article discusses the highlights of a 2011 board meeting held by Great Lakes Division (GLD) in conjunction with the Congressional Fire Service Institute (CFSI) in Washington, D.C. Board members considered a proposal to hire an Executive Director for the Division. They also tackled having a...
- Your Input is Critical for Making a Difference. Brown, Bob // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p4
The author discusses his appointment as president of the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association (MSFCA). He mentions his involvement with the Chisholm Fire Department which started in January 1983. He also talks about his goals for the organization which include building relationships with all...
- Helping Our Own organization announces new program. // Fire Engineering;Mar2001, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p54
Reports that the firefighters' organization Helping Our Own has launched its Habitat for Fire Departments program in the United States. Financial assistance to fire departments offered by the organization through the program; Other programs of the organization.
- Attack on Japan's engineering education. Saegusa, Asako // Nature;6/25/1998, Vol. 393 Issue 6687, p724
Reports that Japanese universities urgently need to introduce a system for evaluating engineering and technology departments if they are to produce internationally competitive engineers. How many scientists in Japan would like to see the formation of a body created to judge the quality of...
- 2010 Directory of ITEEA Institutional and Museum Members. // Technology Teacher;Apr2010, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p31
A directory for International Technology and Engineering Education Association (ITEEA) institutional and museum members for 2010 is presented.
- On Top Down Under. T. G. // ASEE Prism;Apr2010, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p19
The article reports that management of the "Journal of Engineering Education" was ranked top six in the Thomson-Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index of the Australian Research Council.
- Miami-Dade Fire Rescue initiates national Hepatitis C program. // Fire Engineering;Jul2000, Vol. 153 Issue 7, p41
Reports on the program for determining the prevalence of hepatitis C virus among fire fighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians in Florida formed by the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department in Florida and the Hep-C ALERT non-profit organization. Objectives of the scientific study.
- Ferris State University to design geothermal training, certifying program. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;1/31/94, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p10
Announces study courses on geothermal technology that result from a partnership between Ferris State University and the Michigan Geothermal Energy Association. Background of geothermal systems; Coverage of the educational program; Financial backing; Certification; Involvement of faculty members...
- Bringing science to life through art. Nelson, Rick // Test & Measurement World;Nov2008, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p7
The article reflects on the correlation of arts and science in the U.S. Because of the difficulty of selling engineering career to students, various engineering organizations instill the technology through the Lego WeDo platform. The author believes that the scheme is advantageous because it...