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David Johnston oral history, 27 January 2015

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Title:
David Johnston oral history, 27 January 2015
Topics:
University History
People
Engineering
Subjects:
Interviews
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
College teachers
College students
Civil engineers
Original Format:
Digital video recording; 1:08:57
Item identifier:
mc00449-oh-johnston-20150127
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Interviewee:
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Description:
This interview was conducted at D.H. Hill Library of North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, North Carolina. In the interview Dr. Johnston discusses: his family background; his years as a student at NC State; the climate on campus during the Vietnam War; his work in industry and consulting; the influence of Dr. Paul Zia; his experiences in teaching at NC State; research for the Department of Transportation on bridge management systems; the history of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering and changes in the department during his time there; the development of sanitary engineering and environmental engineering and growing awareness of the environment in the field of civil engineering; expansion of research and graduate programs in the department; the development of Centennial Campus; and the impact and legacy of extension at NC State
Genre:
Oral histories (Document genres)
Interviews
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Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
NC State Institutional Histories
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