The Dream It. Do It. Initiative is addressig the skills gap by reaching out to students, parents, and educators to help them understand global challenges and education paths to obtain skills that lead to good paying careers in manufacturing and related businesses.
The first Labor Day was held on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in NYC. 10,000 workers took unpaid leave and marched in Wendel's Elm park for a concert, picnic and speeches. The celebration was planned by the Central Labor Union and by 1885 Labor Day was celebrated in many industrial centers of the country
Researchers from Michigan State University have added to the recent developments in solar energy, creating a new kind of solar concentrator that can harvest the power of the sun and convert it to energy. The most ingenious part, these panels are completely see-through.
There have been a lot of cool developments in the world of solar energy lately, which is great news for our environment to say the least! We’ve reported on a few interesting ideas about how to go green with solar energy, like the solar roadways that could power your car. Ideas like the solar roads […]
We are getting closer and closer to the day when it will be possible to store all your personal information in one convenient place, and use it with ease. And while this next story sounds like some kind of sci-fi technology in the making, we can assure you that it’s real. Nature.com is reporting that researchers at […]
The Fields Medal is regarded as something akin to a Nobel Prize for mathematics. Established by Canadian mathematician John Fields, it is awarded every four years and comes with a sizable cash prize so the recipient can continue their research. Between two and four researchers receive the award, and they must be no older than […]
When we think of bricks, we usually think of hard building blocks, right? Well not anymore! Recently, a team of Harvard researchers developed bricks that are actually flexible, stretchy, bendable and inflatable. Just the kind of unimaginable innovation that could get your kids interested in robotics and STEM. Introducing Click-e-Bricks, the soft and pliable […]
If you graduated high school or college earlier this summer and have entered into the workforce, you may have discovered that finding employment is still pretty difficult. However, the Huffington Post says that there is one group of graduates that is having a higher success rate than most. Students pursuing degrees in the areas of […]