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U.S. Universities Work to Close the Skills Gap

Over the past five years there has been one glaring problem plaguing the U.S. labor market: Lots of jobs, not enough qualified people to fill them. 809 more words

Manufacturing

Urban Program Helps Boost Minorities, Women in Engineering

ST. LOUIS—Eric’El Johnson was great at science and math in high school, so you’d think the move to engineering school would have been smooth for her.  818 more words

STEM

Mass Manufacturers Face Workforce Shortage

One in three Massachusetts manufacturers report having a difficult time hiring the production workers they need, according to a UMass Dartmouth survey of 1,350 manufacturing firms conducted for the Advanced Manufacturing Regional Partnership Academy (AMRPA), a key initiative of the… 349 more words

STEM

DIY Space: Print in Spaaaace--In 3-D

Imagine designing the most ingenious piece of 3-D printed goodness, and then having it printed–IN SPACE!  If you’re an American child in one of the grades from K through 12, you might be able to make that happen.   280 more words

John Holst

Why Pop Culture Needs More All-American Nerds

More nerds.

That’s what policymakers say America needs: more people who are good at science, technology, engineering, and math.

But a growing chorus of researchers says cultural stereotypes continue to be among the things discouraging Americans from going into these fields, even as young people in rival nations are being prodded into them. 798 more words

STEM

5 Dream Employers for Engineering Grads

Jobs requiring skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are in high demand. According to a recent study by US News and World Report, there were 5.7 million job openings in STEM-related fields in 2013, and 2.3 million of these jobs were entry-level. 848 more words

STEM

Formula SAE Takes Engineering Beyond Theory

Engineering students from all over the world descended on Lincoln, Nebraska’s this past June to put their skills to the ultimate test at Formula SAE (FSAE) 930 more words

Automotive