Not Everyone Gets to Take It Easy

Article and Photos by 25366 Mike Shewfelt

In our last issue, we told you how for many at the College, this is the time to take leave and slow life down a little. As we found out this past week, however, this is not true for the teaching staff on the campus. As 15595 Dr. Billy Allan, Head of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, pointed out to us, the summer months are one of the busiest times of the year for the Academic Wing. In many ways, once the students leave, the “real” work begins as professors finally have the time to focus on research and other pursuits.

“Some times the “dog days of summer” are sled-dogs in the traces,” said Dr. Allan.

e-Veritas poked around the Mech & Aero Eng Department to get photos of the busy professors in action. (Click on photos for better viewing. Scroll over for captions.)

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