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    Hello SAE Members! This is the discussion thread you'll join (and reply to) to take part in the virtual mentor mixer.  We're going to talk about the importance of managing stress. Over the course of these two days, simply hit the 'Reply' button to either answer any of the Mentor Hosts' questions ...

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    Would you like to watch Formula SAE online BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS on Thursday, February 4th?   We are still in need of another dozen volunteers to listen to groups of really smart college students talk about their FSAE programs.   To clarify a few things: This is a six and a half hour time commitment ...

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    RE: Metrication

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    I am reminded of a project I worked early in my engineering career where my company was quoting a build to print order from an automaker.  The drawings were in German.  No problem translating those.  The dimensions were metric which we transcribed with Imperial dimensions in parentheses.  The tough part ...

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    What question(s) would you ask Cheryl Thompson, CEO and Founder of Center for Automotive, Diversity,  Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA)  in regards to diversity and work culture in automotive? Join us this Wednesday, January 27 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. for a free virtual event and hear what she has to say ...

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    RE: Metrication

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    For a time, the USA was inching toward he metric system. We still have to keep 2 sets of tools.

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    Wow!  Handling Stress!!  What a great topic and it is certainly a topic everyone needs to address whether it is in one's own thoughts or whether it is expressed to others.   As we read from the literature,  stress in a work environment carries over into our personal lives.  Interestingly enough, the ...

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    RE: Metrication

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    Back in the '70s, I was an engineer at Northrop Aircraft and was assigned to a metric transition team. We met four or five times but were disbanded within a year. I believe it was a national effort to make the change but there was just no urgency, and here we are today