It Happened at Michigan — Making Waves With Engineering Innovation

October 23, 2023


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Presented by The Record

In 1904, the University of Michigan opened the doors to its brand-new engineering facility, and what was built into its foundation may surprise you. The building (now West Hall), housed an innovation never before seen on a college campus: a naval tank the length of a football field meant for the research and development of ships’ hulls.

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