I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|3 weeks 19 hours ago||Comparable||
Comparable to what? If we are comparing rankings and course difficulty then I’m not going to argue with those who say that UofM is more difficult or higher ranked. I’m also not saying that the curriculum is standard, but it is going to be close if it is an accredited program. One of my big gripes about UofM engineering is that the undergrad curriculum wasn’t extensive enough.
I practice structural engineering and I can tell you that the difficulty or extent of my college coursework is completely irrelevant to how well I do designing structures. What goes in to making one a good engineer is not dependent on the school one graduates from but how one applies himself after school. You are suggesting that somehow the name of the school on the piece of paper that hangs on your wall indicates your ability to do your job. This is simply not true.
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||Winner||
|3 weeks 20 hours ago||Not as dire as you make it out to be||
I have a UofM civil engineering degree and you are wrong. The difficulty in academia is pretty much irrelevant when it comes to whether or not one is going to be a good engineer. How you apply yourself after you graduate is what really counts. That's when your engineering judgement starts to form. In addition Civil Engineering requires a PE license which requires a minimum of four documented years of applicable work experience in addition to passing a 8 hour licensing exam and an additional 16 hour exam in some states.
Don't kid yourself into thinking that the school that one graduates from actually matters in the real world when it comes to engineering. An Alabama grad can design a building just as sturdy as a Michigan grad.
|3 weeks 20 hours ago||Not a Joke||
Perhaps you are stargazing at the US News rankings. Academics is about fit and motivation rather than ranking according to a magazine. It doesn't mean he won't succeed.
|3 weeks 21 hours ago||Academics does not mean US News||
I don’t get how so many people feel that going to a school that isn’t ranked as high as Michigan according to US News means that academics are pushed to the side. There is much more to picking a school than where it ranks. In fact, school ranking is really meaningless because how you perform academically is about fit and motivation. If you really care about academics you are going to pick a school that isn’t going to overwhelm you, yet still motivate you to succeed. Performance is dependent more on the student than on the departmental perception. I’m sure there are many Alabama engineering grads that are doing just as well as Michigan engineering grads.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Addition||
Unsold student allotment could be sold to the general public after a certain time frame. The marquee could project available tickets to the public based on entrance rates of students.
Remember canham had to be very creative about filling the stadium.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Just stop||
They could just stop selling student tickets. Move the GA part of it to the gate and scan the m card for payment at time of entry. The first whatever thousand students would get in untill the section is full. This would at least get a good measure of demand.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||B||
I think we need a Belein like overhaul. Keep Heck on offense and can everyone else. If Borges mentions Auburn one more time during the season he should go immediately. Three years and still explaining past success means failure in the present.
I am excited about the team in a couple years talent wise, but bad coacing can ruin that very quickly.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Fitz non fumble||
We are lucky Fitz did not fumble. It didn't look like he saw the guy that hit him from behind.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||dumb dumb dumb||
Nothing is going to happen. Nothing ever happens.
Do you know what really grinds my gears?
When "everybody knows school A cheats" but nobody calls them out by name. We hear of bidding wars for Ricky Seals Jones, and it is always "a certain other SEC school" that supposedly offered money. Why can't someone flat out say "Florida offered him money," or something like that.
Denard's visit to a "certain SEC school" was pretty popular to talk about around these parts, but the specific school is never mentioned. Why? Who is he protecting?
I don't see why specifics somehow can never be mentioned. The SEC will never be caught if nobody ever gets called out by name. Why can't a recruit who commits to a certain school, say Michigan, say something like..."Man some Ole Miss guy offered me a car"? All we ever hear is "I was offered free hookers for live and a thousand dollars per first down at a school to remain nameless."
|14 weeks 15 hours ago||Air force||
Air force unis looked like high school unis. Most of the others weren't that bad. WVU's were pretty ugly.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I remember debating||
I remember debating whether or not to leave. I was near the top, a skinny freshman, with only a T-shirt on (and pants). It got pretty cold after a while.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||WMU, OSU||
The WMU game a few years back was pretty bad. Bad headache, rain out, almost getting struck by lightning, getting completely soaked running to my car, driving 3.5 hours home without a shirt on.
OSU in 2007 was pretty miserable.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Power||
When will the power come back on?
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Degrees||
Woodson probably made more money in his first year out of college without a degree than I will probably ever make with a degree in engineering. I'd say he wouldn't be much better off with one.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Brady, Long, Griese||
We are all Michigan fans and have our favorite players which bring our own personal bias to this argument. The fact of the matter, though, is that there is a big difference between good/great player and legend. Maybe call me bias, but here is how I would award "legend status"
Winner of Heisman
3+ time all American
Yep. That's about it.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Chrome too||
I'm having that problem with Chrome on my tablet. Not sure what the deal is.
|23 weeks 13 hours ago||Smart||
Smart is a very subjective term.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||My friend told me this||
A ham sandwich enters a bar and orders a drink. The bartender says "sorry we don't serve food here."
|27 weeks 4 days ago||Building||
It can't really be denied that later in the Carr years things had trailed off as far as recruiting hits, and overall domination on the field. After Carr there was need to rebuild a foundation that had started to crumble. Most notibly it was necessary to start to dominate again. We could see teams like Alabama, USC, OSU, and other big programs put together 10-12 wins for multiple years in a row and we were stuck below that. Michigan was not in the top tier and we needed to get there. We went out and hired Rodriguez who was a big name and had turned WVU into a very good team. He was the flashy coach that we could pin our hopes on so that we could reach the next level and dominate college football. Unfortunately it did not work out and after the end of the Carr years the ship started sinking faster. We missed a bowl game, lost a bunch of games, lost recruiting battles. Rodriguez was fired.
Where was the hope? We made an attempt to get to where we wanted to be and things blew up in our faces. We were not winning games. We were not recruiting as well as we should have been. Factions within the fanbase became very evident and very ugly. There was little to pin hope on.
One of the greatest things about sports is the comeback. We are reminded every year of the possibility of a resurgence whether it is a game (2004 MSU) or a season. There are reminders every year that there is always room for hope. It makes Cleveland Browns fans still fill up the stadium. This is where we are right now. We are in the midst of the comeback. The beginning is where we start to see success. We find a coach that can unite the factions. It gives us hope. We find a coach that wins 11 games in his first season. It puts us on the edge of our seats.
We say that something special is being built because there is that hope that we will come back and be on top of college football once again. Sure it is possible that we could flame out, but we like to lean on hope and not dispair. That's not exciting to think about. Fans like hope. Hoke seems like the perfect person for the job. He has the rare combination of coaching ability, persona, and a genuine love for everything Michigan. Why wouldn't we hope for something special to happen?
|27 weeks 6 days ago||Todd Collins||
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Jobs||
I graduated in civil, and was not very active in school, so i can't speak to how much following an organization or trade group will help in that respect. However i am getting more interested now because of the amount of technical resources and educational opportunities that they offer. Finding a job through a group may be a possibility, but ultimately you should be looking for groups or organizations that will make you better at what you do, and the rest should follow suit. I would guess that an engineer who is excited about engineering will fare better than an engineer whom simply wants a job.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||Old Story||
It is a fact that there has never been a good game called in the history of sports. It is also a fact that refs never favor the team that you root for. Complaining about the refs is as old as game.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Fan||
Not everyone is a diehard Michigan fan.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||More hype||
More hype to the overhyped.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Football||
I decommitted from Michigan Tech when I was offered a spot at Michigan. It may have been a legacy offer, but who really cares. I came to watch home games. The education was a bonus.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Porcupine Mts.||
I went backpacking there with my brother. The last day we were there we camped right at the end. I woke up in the morning and went to the overlook area and the lake had completely clouded over leaving only the morning sun reflecting off of the fog.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks||
I've heard that Miller Park is one of the better venues. It should be an exciting year.
|41 weeks 1 hour ago||Oh plans||
TODAY IS MY LAST DAY AT THIS JOB!!!!!!! I am packing my apartment because we are moving from Cleveland to Milwaukee. I've been looking for a new job on and off for a couple of years, but finally dug in and got it done.
From Michigan....followed wife to Ohio....leaving for a job in Wisconsin. From a fan perspective it may seem like a easy move (out of Ohio), but Cleveland surprised us and we will really miss being here.
I know nothing about Milwaukee.
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Different||
How is that any different than Spartan Stadium?