origin: starting the conversation

Raising the Bar…

04.22.13 by Sarah Appleton

The first and foremost responsibility of any engineering professional is to hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public.  As a structural engineer…

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Getting Involved!

04.18.13 by Carrie Johnson

The most effective people I know don’t just sit back and complain about the status quo. They get involved and try to make a difference….

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It’s Not the Economy, Stupid. It’s Value.

04.02.13 by Brad Thurman

I recently attended a regional conference for the Society of College and University Planning.  Futurist Glen Hiemstra, who discussed the trends and forces affecting education,…

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Gracias. Danke. Merci. Thanks.

11.23.10 by Brad Thurman

Your mom said it.  And your dad.  And your grandparents and teachers.  As a child, it was a gentle reminder whenever someone gave you a…

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What Price Passion?

11.01.10 by Brad Thurman

Vision is tricky business. Open any business management book and chances are you’ll find a mandate for establishing a strong vision and mission for your…

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Whose Child is Innovation?

10.10.10 by Brad Thurman

You’ve heard it thousands of times: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” True enough.  It makes sense that creation is driven by need.  Humankind’s most…

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And So It Begins…

10.10.10 by Brad Thurman

Welcome to Origin. Origin is a new adventure for us and we hope that you’ll enjoy it.  Our goal is to post timely, relevant information…

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