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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 120

Des Moines, Iowa
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Sunday, February 2, 1997
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His research at the lab, a U.S. Department of Energy facility that is operated by Iowa State University, has led to a lead-free solder that could set the industry standard and new methods for producing powerful magnets. His processes could even be an important step on the road to the high-efficiency car of the future. His research is at the edge of the future, but Anderson's fascination with metals is as old as human history. "In a word, it's neat," said Anderson, who is also an adjunct professor of materials science and engineering at ISU. "I get to play with liquid metal. It looks tantalizing-ly like water that you could touch with your finger ... but because it's very dense, it flows in different ways than water-Anderson grew up in the copper mining country of Michigan's upper-peninsula, surrounded by mountains of tailings and startled by the occasional rumble of an abandoned mine tunnel collapsing. The industry got him interested in geology, but Anderson's father, engineering professor Jean Anderson, believed metallurgy was a better match for his son's interests. "It always amazes me how he put his finger on it," Iver Anderson said. "I owe him a 4 7 i .rfV V. en- (J.,' .v.m im m, iiw Hi ' '"W'"wi 1 " I" (I , ffflf v.V V ' :" , - I ' 'I, ' - w.,- V V' ,v METAL Continued on next page Iver Anderson, who works in metals development at Iowa State University, is finding innov- bob nandellThe Register ative used for fine metal powders. He says his job is "neat. I get to play with liquid metal." 1 rw-eri'CT'' ft) Master of Business Administration liSSSHSI H.L. McLaughlin, Master of Business EJVkSA Administration Program fWfc'4'W lilWilK-.l54Wviw-- Master of Accounting The Master of Accounting degree is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare the individual for the wide variety of employment opportunities available in the accounting profession. 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For more information, contact: College of Business 1 -888-MB A-l-SAU (Toll Free) (319)333-6268 E-mail: Master of Education St. Ambrose University offers graduate degrees in education that are unique and varied Persons wishing to explore a career in working with adults with disabilities at the collegeuniversity level should investigate the M.Ed, program in Counseling: Post Secondary Disabilities Services. This program, one of five in the country, and the only one in this region, is designed to provide training in working with college students with disabilities. The job market for this career is just beginning to open up. Projections are for numerous jobs in the very near future. The M.Ed, program in Juvenile Justice Education is one of 12 in the country. This unique program combines criminal justice education with special education to create what some have called a needed and unique way of looking at the training of people to work with adjudicated youth. 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Social workers practice in schools, business, hospitals, mental health facilities, and public welfare and criminal justice agencies - with a host of emerging employment settings likely to develop in coming years. The Master of Social Work (MSW) program will begin in August 1 997. Elective courses applicable to the MSW ; degree w ill be offered during Spring 1997 and Summer ; 1 997 semesters. The program has a full-time, part-time and an advanced standing component leading to the MSW degree with an -emphasis on social practice with individuals, families, and . groups. . ' The program emphasizes work with diverse populations in a . variety of social sen ice settings. For more information, contact: Social Work Program (319)333-6379 ; Fax:(319)333-6243 E-mail:

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