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40 for 40: 40 Insights from Tom Wallace to Celebrate 40 Years – Part 5

06.30.21 by Krista Looney

We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know a little more about Wallace Design Collective’s founder, Tom Wallace! This week, we wrap up our “40 for…

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40 for 40: 40 Insights from Tom Wallace to Celebrate 40 Years Part 4 – Success

06.23.21 by Krista Looney

What does success look like? Find out about the philosophies and influences that Tom Wallace believes contributed to his professional and personal accomplishments. Plus, get…

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40 for 40: 40 Insights from Tom Wallace to Celebrate 40 Years Part 3 – Structural Engineering and Technology

06.16.21 by Krista Looney

A lot has happened in 40 years – especially when it comes to technology. This week, we get Tom Wallace’s thoughts on how technology has…

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40 for 40: 40 Insights from Tom Wallace to Celebrate 40 Years Part 2 – Entrepreneurship

06.09.21 by Krista Looney

This week, we’re continuing our “40 for 40” series with eight insights from Tom Wallace on the subject of entrepreneurship. Find out more about Tom’s…

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40 for 40: 40 Insights from Tom Wallace to Celebrate 40 Years Part 1 – Evolution of Wallace Engineering

05.31.21 by Krista Looney

In 1981, a young structural engineer purchased a $15,000 HP-85 computer with a 6 inch screen and 16KB internal memory, rented a 500 square foot…

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Journey to Doe Mountain

05.19.21 by Krista Looney

When I graduated with my master’s degree in civil engineering, one of the first things I did was send a copy of my thesis to…

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Workout Like a Professional (a Professional Engineer….)

04.07.21 by Krista Looney

The Quarantine-15 struggle is real. Summer’s coming up, and everyone is trying to shed some unwanted pounds and fit into their bathing suit after a…

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All Aboard The STEAM Engine: Inspiring Oklahoma’s Next Generation of STEM Professionals

03.31.21 by Krista Looney

Have you ever witnessed an “ah-ha” moment? That moment when a lightbulb turns on and someone, especially a child, suddenly realizes their potential? A few…

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You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Unlocking Hidden Potential in the Next Generation of STEAM Professionals

02.24.21 by Krista Looney

On an average day at Stanford University in the late 1970s, Sally Ride, then a PhD student in physics, was paging through the university newspaper…

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Making Lives Better Through Food Security

01.20.21 by Krista Looney

When the pandemic began affecting our grocery shopping last spring, most people experienced relatively minor inconveniences ranging from fewer options in the bacon aisle to…

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Engineers Without Borders – Bolivia

11.27.18 by Adrian Martin

As many of you are aware, I recently traveled to Bolivia to participate in a humanitarian mission with the University of Tulsa student chapter of…

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Time Changes Everything

07.10.17 by Tom Hendrick

The headquarters of Wallace Engineering is located in the Brady Arts District, where among other things, a couple of historic music venues – the Brady…

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Rock Climbing: A Route Through the Mind of An Engineer

05.10.17 by Kyle Haskett

Rock Climbing    Like many people, I was a bit apprehensive before I started rock climbing. I am not, however, afraid of heights; no, it’s the…

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It Takes A Village

02.06.17 by Kasha Egan

On November 28th 2016 at 12:15 PM, my husband and I welcomed our first child, our son, Colm Francis Egan into our lives. I was…

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An Insanely Fun Time

06.30.16 by Janel Bales

“It was fun getting to hang out with co-workers in a different setting. I enjoyed seeing everyone laughing, having fun, and cheering each other on.”…

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THANKFUL

06.22.16 by Doug Fredeen

Hard works pays off in a number of ways. Recently I had the honor of becoming a Principal at Wallace Engineering. An honor I don’t…

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AWESOMENESS

03.07.16 by Sarah Appleton

A few weeks ago my husband, Joe, and I spent our Valentine’s Day at a half marathon in Birmingham, Alabama. Don’t worry…we were definitely not…

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Leap Year

02.29.16 by Tom Hendrick

When I was a fourth-grade student at Garfield Elementary in Lawton, Oklahoma, one of my classmates used to tell me she was older than her…

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Planned Unplannedness

02.09.16 by Kevin Fitzpatrick

Late last spring my beautiful wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary with a vacation to the almost equally beautiful country of Costa Rica….

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A Day of Thanks

11.24.15 by Tom Hendrick

How much do you know about Thanksgiving Day? I did some serious research (Wikipedia) to find out the following: Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated…

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Wine Please…

11.10.15 by Sarah Appleton

Over the past year we have had a couple blogs about the joy of running. Do not be fooled…this is not one of those blogs….

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Painful Perceptions

10.26.15 by Adrian Martin

This post is about perception, I promise. But before we get to that, I have an admission to make; I am not a runner! Oh,…

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Making Time

10.19.15 by Carrie Johnson

You always have time…if you make time. This is a quote from an architect I know who said it when we were both in college….

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

10.12.15 by Brad Thurman

I like to think of myself as a foodie. I love to cook and I love to eat. I love trying new restaurants across the…

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A Birthday Journey – Happy to Sad to Happy Again!

09.29.15 by Sam Ray

To this day I know exactly what five pounds three ounces wrapped in a hospital blanket feels like. I know because that was my first…

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Platitudes

09.24.15 by Lise Kifer

Google “Platitudes” images and see if it doesn’t make you sick after 15 minutes of reading banal statements about what the mind can conceive (if…

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The Secret to Happiness

09.17.15 by Jamie Bohannon

As an administrative assistant and the Director of First Impressions, I put on a smile every day. No matter what I am going through. Because…

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See You Tuesday…

07.20.15 by Doug Brown

Running has always been a part of my life. It’s a great stress reliever that worked well for me in college. It was also a…

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Summertime…And The Livin’ Is Easy

07.14.15 by Kenna Chapin

I love summer! The warm weather brings longer days with more time to enjoy the outdoors. The days are more relaxed but also less organized,…

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Time For A Ride

06.16.15 by Scott Rodehaver

I recently read an article in Time magazine online about an entrepreneur who placed exercise as his highest priority, even over his 14-person company. While that may…

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Blessed

05.04.15 by Doug Fredeen

I am blessed to have a great wife, two wonderful daughters, a great job and wonderful people to work with. I had the luxury of walking…

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Hello Atlanta!

04.23.15 by Sarah Appleton

About one year ago I wrote a blog post for Wallace Engineering (All Things Happen For a Reason – March 2014… in case you want to go…

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Fighting Our Giants

03.30.15 by Dan Mazzei

When we pray for help, I think we envision spiritual, relational, academic, parental or even economic success. Such requests are then entrusted to the favor…

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How Do You Do It?

03.18.15 by Liz Franklin

I am an Administrative Assistant and a mother of four-year old twin boys. An Administrative Assistant is a “behind the scenes” person, here to assist…

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I LOVE TO SHOP!

02.23.15 by Carrie Johnson

I love reading our Wallace blogs. Everyone writes about interesting experiences and hobbies. In thinking about this, I decided to write about my favorite hobby…

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…and a responsible engineer shall lead them.

02.11.15 by Steve Huey

I came to art at an early age. It has always been woven into my life. A friend gave me a word a few years…

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