• Throwback Thursday- Florence Nightingale Lamp

    Monday May 12th was Florence Nightingale's birthday.  In honor of the founder of modern nursing, we are featuring a replica lamp and pamphlet explaining the significance of the Florence Nightingale Lamp.  Th...
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  • Throwback Thursday- MSOE in Watercolor Prints

    In the 1960s several MSOE buildings were painted by artist George Adams Dietrich.  Here are a few of the prints that were made from the watercolor paintings.   
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  • Throwback Thursday - Electro-Medical Device

    With the health fair in full swing, we thought this would be the perfect time for a lighthearted post about one of the stranger artifacts in our collections.  This is Davis and Kidder’s Patent Magneto-Elect...
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  • Throwback Thursday- Slide Rule

    Our archives includes equipment and apparatuses that have been used in courses to help students learn.  One of our favorite items is a giant slide rule.  Slide rules were frequently used for science and engi...
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  • Throwback Thursday- Math

    This Throwback Thursday we thought we'd give you a fun math problem -just in case you miss math during the short break.  This exercise is from a 2005 MSOE publication called Brain Waves, a collection of Mathemati...
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  • Throwback Thursday - Roscoe Raider

    Happy Throwback Thursday, MSOE! In the true spirit of the Throwback Thursday trend, here is a picture of our beloved Roscoe Raider from 1993.  Much to the relief of Roscoe fans today, he is not sporting fluores...
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  • Throwback Thursday - MSOE's First Female Teacher

    Today’s Throwback Thursday comes from a 1918 issue of Electroforce—a publication which included articles written by area electrical engineers and news from the School of Engineering of Milwaukee.  &n...
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  • Throwback Thursday- MSOE Athletics

    Our post for this week is on athletics.  Athletics have long had a place at MSOE.  Here are a few pages from Rise to Success through Electricity: A Photo Story of the Milwaukee School of Engineering that hig...
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  • St. Pat's Dinner/Dance History

    Our final St. Pat's post is on the dinner/dance tradition.  Here are a few photographs from the dinners and dance events in 1949 and 1950.      1949 St. Patrick's Day Dinner   St. ...
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  • St. Pat's Proclamation Signing History

    One of the longest running events that takes place during St. Pat's Week is the Proclamation Signing.  Each year MSOE's President signs control of the School to the year's chosen St. Patrick (or King Patrick in s...
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  • Past St. Pat's Events

    Various Events have taken place during St. Pat's Week.  Here are some images and news clippings documenting some of the events. Parade participation in 1952.   A Talent or Variety Show from 1952....
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  • History of Orangemen Tradition at MSOE

    Have you seen a lot of faculty or staff wearing red or orange this week? The tradition of the Orangemen (or Fir Darrig)— faculty and staff ‘disrupting’ the St. Pat’s festivities— dates ...
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  • History of St. Pat's Events

    Happy St. Patrick's Day!   All this week we will be sharing items from the St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Collection (MSOE AC9). Today we are sharing some flyers, pamphlets and correspondence notes on the events...
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  • Engineering Horoscopes: What's Your Sine?

    Today’s Throwback Thursday comes from the March 1987 issue of the Ingenium (Volume 8, number 3, page 9). Use these engineering horoscopes to predict your potential for good luck next week during the St. Pat̵...
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  • Throwback Thursday- National Engineers Week

    In honor of National Engineers Week, this week's post is a flyer from Career Demonstration Day 1958.  This was MSOE's second annual Career Demonstration held in observance of National Engineers Week.  This f...
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  • Valentine's Day Math, 1920

    This week’s Throwback Thursday comes from the 1920 issue of the EMF Yearbook. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we have chosen a woeful tale of star-crossed love depicted through mathematical operations.  
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  • Throwback Thursday- Campus Center

    Did you know that the Campus Center has been standing since the 1940s?  The building was originally home to the Blatz Brewery's offices and bottling operation and was later the headquarters for Pabst.  MSOE ...
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  • Throwback Thursday-- Wonders of Electricity

    This week’s Throwback Thursday is a photograph from the Wonders of Electricity exhibition. This particular photograph is from circa 1932 (before the School of Engineering of Milwaukee changed its name to Milwauk...
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  • Throwback Thursday- Library C Building

    Before the Walter Schroeder Library was built our books and resources called a space in the C Building home.  Here are a few photographs from the previous space.  Dated 1977. 
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  • Throwback Thursday-- MSOE displays a new computer

    In November and December 1955, MSOE had a shiny new IBM computer on display. In this photograph, students watch as a supervising customer service engineer from IBM demonstrates the new machine. (From: Bulletin Relay,...
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