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Example of an electron gun used in the CRTs which Connie helped design.
Tektronix Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day By Recognizing Former Engineer Connie Wilson  Fueled by Curiosity and Determination, Self-taught Woman Engineer Led CRT Engineering Group – Tektronix Establishes Award Program in Her Honor Tektronix is recognizing the accomplishments of former Tektronix engineer, Connie Wilson, who led the development of the […]

Tektronix Honors Connie Wilson


Ralph Mohr
It’s an old adage: “Don’t Quit.”  Easier said than done! However, an 80-year-old Ironman triathlete, John Holman, follows that notion.  His story can be found here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2018/05/05/80-year-old-man-competing-ironman-dont-quit/583765002/ We have several older swimmers who fit that same notion, led, of course, by Willard Lamb and Dave Radcliff.  They still get on […]

Swim Bits – Don’t Quit



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submitted by Elke Asleson Western Oregon University/Adjunct Instructor Division of Health & Exercise Science Physical Education students earned extra credit for helping to time, observe and dialogue with swimmers competing at the Masters Association swim meet in Corvallis, Oregon in April, 2018. Their comments are summarized below…enjoy! I.         Were there […]

Masters Association Meet in Corvallis — Student Observations