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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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First Coast News
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
First Coast News / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KTVB Boise
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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11 News Houston
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
11 News Houston / Posted 6 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 7 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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OJornal News
PHS awards $14,000 in scholarshipsAguiar Swansea, MA Joseph Case High School Salve Regina University Cassie Grac
PHS awards $14,000 in scholarships
OJornal News / Posted 2 days ago
Aguiar Swansea, MA Joseph Case High School Salve Regina University Cassie Graca Somerset, MA Somerset-Berkley Reg. H. S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Ciara Conway Seekonk, MA Seekonk High School Quinnipiac University Leann Teodoro Fall... Read more
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Providence Business News
Eight local students win Cox scholarshipsin electrical engineering Stephanie R. Racca, a senior at Warwick Veterans Mem
Eight local students win Cox scholarships
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
in electrical engineering Stephanie R. Racca, a senior at Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, who plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute to pursue a degree in computer science Cox has awarded almost $600,000 in scholarships to... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54: ‘I feel like I won the lottery’first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54: ‘I feel like I won the lottery’
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Custodian Lands Dream Job After Earning Degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian Lands Dream Job After Earning Degree at 54
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical
Custodian lands dream job after earning degree at 54
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he’s got another... Read more
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NBC News
Custodian Lands Engineering Job After Getting Degree at 54mechanical engineering during the day will soon hang up his janitor's mop for g
Custodian Lands Engineering Job After Getting Degree at 54
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
mechanical engineering during the day will soon hang up his janitor's mop for good. Michael Vaudreuil, 54, graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts in May after eight years of taking classes in addition to working his... Read more
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Boston Globe
Degree in hand, custodian at WPI is leaving for engineering jobThomas Farragher/Globe Staff After several years balancing his second-shift cu
Degree in hand, custodian at WPI is leaving for engineering job
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Thomas Farragher/Globe Staff After several years balancing his second-shift custodial gig at Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a full slate of classes there, Michael Vaudreuil is moving on from the school that helped him reset his career at the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Student Spotlight, June 20, 2016Corey Aday of Grand Junction was awarded a bachelor’s degree in robotics engine
Student Spotlight, June 20, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Corey Aday of Grand Junction was awarded a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering, with distinction, on May 14 from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. ■ Western Rockies Federal Credit Union awarded $1,000... Read more
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The Economic Times
FBI's approach outdated, puts smartphone security at risksmartphones as trusted authenticators for accessing online information, Susan L
FBI's approach outdated, puts smartphone security at risk
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
smartphones as trusted authenticators for accessing online information, Susan Landau, professor of cyber security policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, said in an essay published in Science magazine. The essay grew out... Read more
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New Kerala
FBI's approach outdated, puts smartphone security at risk - newkerala.com #78401smartphones as trusted authenticators for accessing online information, Susan L
FBI's approach outdated, puts smartphone security at risk - newkerala.com #78401
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
smartphones as trusted authenticators for accessing online information, Susan Landau, professor of cybersecurity policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, said in an essay published in Science magazine. The essay grew out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could this building protect you from the 'Big One'?7.2-magnitude Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor i
Could this building protect you from the 'Big One'?
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
7.2-magnitude Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Chile in 2010. Later, researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute will set rooms on fire to test the frame's resistance. The fire will be started by igniting... Read more
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Orange County Register
UC San Diego shakes six-story building as part of earthquake testCape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile
UC San Diego shakes six-story building as part of earthquake test
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile in 2010. Later, researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute will set rooms on fire to test the frame’s resistance. Hard-hatted scientists, engineers,... Read more
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Deseret News
Six-story building put to earthquake testCape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile
Six-story building put to earthquake test
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile in 2010. Later, researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute will set rooms on fire to test the frame's resistance. Hard-hatted scientists, engineers,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Six-story building put to earthquake testCape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile
Six-story building put to earthquake test
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile in 2010. Later, researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute will set rooms on fire to test the frame's resistance. Hard-hatted scientists, engineers,... Read more
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News.com.au
Six-storey building put to earthquake testCape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile
Six-storey building put to earthquake test
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Mendocino earthquake in 1992 and the 8.8-magnitude temblor in Maule, Chile, in 2010. Later researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute will set rooms on fire to test the frame's resistance. Researchers also want to know whether... Read more
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