Advice for environmental engineering students

I interview Andrew Olivas, a ucf student in his senior year studying environmental engineering; he shares his thoughts on the engineering industry and gives advice for engineering students.

The Many Labors of Tom Sheffler (Episode III: The Life and Times of Thomas Henry Sheffler)

Happy Labor Day! My husband Don and I chatted with my father-in-law Tom Sheffler about the dignity of labor and the changes in workplace ethics over his lifetime. At eighty-three, he works harder than anyone I know. In this chat,...

John Painter’s Moon Landing Story

John Painter shares his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. John discusses his experience serving as an Air Force Navigator in the late 1950s, working as an Electrical Engineer at the NASA...

Robert Gillespie and Richard Gillespie

Robert E. Gillespie (72) interviews his father, Richard T. Gillespie (99), about his upbringing peddling milk, as well as his experience in the Civilian Pilot Training Program and being a B-17 pilot during World War II.

Bob Conover talks about building Ranger, a JPL spacecraft that went to the Moon in the 1960s, then restoring it again 50 years later

In the summer of 2015, Bob Conover led a team of 12 volunteers to restore a 50-year-old Ranger spacecraft at the California Science Center. Bob is a retired JPL engineer who originally worked on the Ranger at JPL in its...

Samantha Edwards interviews her father, Tegid Edwards, on his experience in the Navy.

In this interview, conducted on December 6, 2018 in Greenville, South Carolina, Samantha (14) interviews her father, Tegid (55), on his past experiences in the navy. Tegid shares good and bad feelings, and experiences about his time served and what...

Entrevista de Storycorps: Mi personal héroe, Joy Uehara

Devin Ponciano le pregunta a Joy Uehara sobre su vida en la escuela, el voluntariado y la trabajar.

Loren & Veneta Lesher- 1957

Loren (age 94) and Veneta (age 90) have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from each year of their lives together. This interview covers the year 1957, their fifth year of marriage.

1956 – Loren & Veneta Lesher

Loren (age 94) and Veneta (age 90) have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from each year of their lives together. This interview covers 1956.

Fred Jones and Rachel Schmidt

Rachel Schmidt (41) sits down with her father, Fred Jones (79), to ask him about his young adult years. Fred shares stories from his time studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology and from his time serving in the U.S....

Air Force Brat to Engineer

I asked my dad about how being an Air Force brat and traveling around affected his daily life. Then we got into his job of electrical engineering and general stuff for people getting a job for the first time.

A Path To Admire

Wendy (15) asks her older sister, Leslie (23) about her life after graduating university, now that she no longer lives at home with the family in Dallas, Tx and lives in Boston, Ma.

CarolAnn Shindelar and James Shindelar

James Shindelar (28) interviews his mother, CarolAnn Shindelar (69), about her childhood spent on a farm in Iowa and the impact that had on her life and, by extension, his life.

Interview with Dick Aberley part 2

Interview with our 89 year old father. Questions from daughters and grandchildren.

Dennis Gilliam and David Riek

Dennis Gilliam (66) talks to his friend David "Dave" Riek (61) about memories he has being raised in a "railroad family," how he got involved with engineering at a young age, and memories he has from high school, both in...

Christopher Cacioppo, Susan Cacioppo, and Michael Cacioppo

Christopher Cacioppo (48) interviews his parents, Susan Cacioppo (77) and Michael Cacioppo (77), on the work they did as a software developer and software engineer for the Apollo Lunar Lander Project.

Anushka and Abigail talk about engineering, siblings, sushirritos, and everything in between. “We’re both adults now.”

Abby, my future roommate, and I talk about things we have in common, such as engineering student struggles, and things that differ between us, such as cultural stigmas. We talk about our sibling dynamics, our favorite foods, and our past...