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Maintenance and reliability seminars in November

All-Test Pro, an Old Saybrook, Conn., manufacturer of portable instruments for the testing of electric motors, is offering one-day maintenance and reliability seminars. Attendees will learn learn from industry representatives on how electric motor testing programs, vibration analysis and ultrasound testing can combine to reduce downtime and increase profitability. 123 more words

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ICP market research shows positive attitudes but low awareness of industrial distribution among Millennials

New market research was recently commissioned by Industrial Careers Pathway, to find out about attitudes of Millennials toward careers in industrial distribution. “As the Millennial generation expands their ranks in the workforce, understanding their attitudes is a vital aspect of the work of ICP in helping meet the need for a skilled industrial distribution workforce for today and tomorrow,” said ICP in a statement. 373 more words

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University approves $88-million Engineering 7 building

  Here is some interesting and exciting news.  I wasn’t aware it was up for approval, so it caught me by surprise!  It will have quite a few interesting features for education in engineering and entrepreneurship for all programs.  49 more words

Engineering Education

Critical thinking

In a comment exchange on the Cost of College post Trying to teach the enigmatic and increasingly popular skill of critical thinking, CSProfMom and I were discussing the relationship between… 1,497 more words

RobotX 2014

RobotX has finally come to an end. It has been an amazing 7 days out here with all the really awesome teams from all 5 countries. 267 more words

Engineering Education

Finally Here! GalvanizeU (formerly, NEU) Announces Master of Engineering in Big Data

Galvanize has announced a program that offers practical skills needed to land a job as a data scientist and awards participants an accredited Master of Engineering degree in Big Data (a true “bootcamp”) in one year. 29 more words


I don't need to write-- I'm an engineer!

I have worked with engineers for 30 years. I have worked with students for 12 years. Many engineers and students hesitate or back away from writing challenges, opportunities or assignments. 149 more words