U. of Texas Course Takes Students to the Birthplace of Consumer Products

U. of Texas

At a product-testing laboratory in a Chinese factory, students from the U. of Texas take turns trying to rip apart a stuffed animal that is clamped into a vise.
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For six weeks this summer, 28 students from the University of Texas at Austin traveled backward through a supply chain to learn how three products—a 26-inch mountain bike, a pair of medium-wash boot-cut jeans, and a Texas Instruments...

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