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Andrew, Edwin L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Vol. 19, No. 1 (October 1914)

Turneaure, F. E.
A foreword,   pp. [unnumbered]-2



the Wisconsin Enginecer
OCTOBER, 1914
NO. 1
               A FOREWORD
  At the opening of another year I have been asked to
extend a word of greeting to the readers of The Wiscon-
sin Engineer, and more particularly to those who are yet
students at the University.
  It occurs to me to say a few words about the much
discussed question of "outside interests."  Much has
been said of late about these outside interests, their great
number and extent, and the manner in which they inter-
fere with the regular work of the student, sometimes
with disastrous result. To the earnest student (and this
describes the typical engineer) the attitude which he shall
take towards this matter is of very considerable impor-
tance.
  I think he may be helped somewhat by having his at-
tention called to the fact that outside interests do not
disappear on graduation. They will continue to be pres-
ent and will demand a large amount of consideration in
his professional life. The successful man almost in-
variably becomes connected with many outside affairs
that call for time and energy, and this demand is likely
to increase as the years go by. The engineers' clubs and
professional societies, the social club, church, business
enterprices, public ditties, and family cares and respon-
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