FROM THOSE WHO REMEMBER

He blinded me with science!

By Richard Kroeger on August 22, 2016
Class of 1973
Who really believes that a 13 year old really knows what he wants to be when he grows up? There were many paths before me and I really didn’t pick one until I started college at UNI. I credit some of my UNI professors for giving me a tremendous foundation on which I ultimately built my career, but I got there because of one man at NUHS. My science teacher, Walter Gohman, created a self-paced science course unlike any classroom I had experienced, then or in the years that followed. It created the magic that today I attribute to my interest and success in physics as a profession.

I understand science today and I wonder if most people understand it the way I do, and the way Walter inspired me to understand it? It is about method and curiosity. It is really remarkably simple. Anyone can do it. The key ingredient that Walter added, he made it fun.

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  1. 2 Hardlint 17 May
    Science and technology are used in past days and people are doing increment in it also. The bestessays coupon codes of artificial intelligence with the combination of robotics is in great use because of vast scope in future. I want to learn on this topic.
  2. 1 Michael Gohman 31 Oct
    Richard,  
    Your comments regarding my father are heart warming .  Others have expressed similar comments on his approach to teaching and his true love of those he taught.    I saw him in a much different perspective but not without being very proud to be one of his sons..   But,  I do appreciate the honor you give him by expressing it through your success.  
    I am sure , as he looks back from heaven now, he is truly pleased at those that found such success that he may have been apart of.
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    Michael Gohman (class of 61)

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