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Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Village Releases Agenda for Hack the Capitol 2018 - Business Wire (press release)

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 9:15am

Business Wire (press release)

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Village Releases Agenda for Hack the Capitol 2018
Business Wire (press release)
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Village, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to equip industry and policymakers to better defend industrial equipment through experiential awareness, education, and training, ...

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West Georgia Tech welcomes new president - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Machining - September 21, 2018 - 9:14am

Atlanta Business Chronicle

West Georgia Tech welcomes new president
Atlanta Business Chronicle
As workforce development becomes a national focus, technical colleges are seen as a vital part of education, Rule said. “I am so impressed with the outstanding reputation WGTC already carries, and the understanding and value the community places on ...

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Announcing the Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference - Sensors Online

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 8:49am

Sensors Online

Announcing the Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference
Sensors Online
The three-day, vendor-neutral education program will feature Pre-Conference Symposia on June 25 and Education Sessions on June 26-27, focusing on key tracks and topics including AI/Machine Learning, Edge Computing, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT, ...

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Physios urged to back Foot Drop Awareness day - Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Electrical - September 21, 2018 - 8:47am

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Physios urged to back Foot Drop Awareness day
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
'And physiotherapy is vital to its management – which can involve stretches, strengthening, gait re-education, functional electrical stimulation or referral to an orthoptist for suitable splints/orthotics. 'But for various reasons, individuals with ...

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Versatex Opens In-House Training Center for Best Practices in PVC Millwork - Builder Magazine

Building Trades - September 21, 2018 - 8:12am

Builder Magazine

Versatex Opens In-House Training Center for Best Practices in PVC Millwork
Builder Magazine
“We believe in contributing to the growth of the building-products industry through education and innovation. So we engineer bridges across knowledge gaps, helping builders and contractors discover how our products and programs can reduce field labor ...

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Frustrations grow as Capital High students miss another day of class - WVAH

Electrical - September 21, 2018 - 8:00am

WVAH

Frustrations grow as Capital High students miss another day of class
WVAH
"It's always something, the roof, the mold, the electrical, you know they were going to get this fixed, these kids come to schools were there for two, three hours and out again," Hershberger said. Kanawha Board of Education member Ric Cavender said the ...

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CNC machining center does printing and labeling - woodworkingnetwork.com

Machining - September 21, 2018 - 7:45am

woodworkingnetwork.com

CNC machining center does printing and labeling
woodworkingnetwork.com
Wood Pro Expo is the regional show series that brings education, equipment, and supplies close to cabinetmakers and custom woodworking businesses around the country. It will include a strong educational program on best practices for shop production, ...

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Deals Day: Construction underway on Collin College Technical Campus in Allen - Dallas Business Journal

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 7:38am

Dallas Business Journal

Deals Day: Construction underway on Collin College Technical Campus in Allen
Dallas Business Journal
“McCarthy is ideally suited to build complex technical educational facilities and our team is excited to work on something that has intrinsic synergies to our industry.” McCarthy held a groundbreaking ceremony for the project on Sept. 7. The center is ...

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Student-made robots drive, lift and open doors to the future for east-side youth - KHOU.com

Robotics - September 21, 2018 - 7:18am

KHOU.com

Student-made robots drive, lift and open doors to the future for east-side youth
KHOU.com
Sam Houston High School is home of the 2969 Robotics Team currently gearing up for a big UIL competition. With only a few months left to prepare, the students are eagerly working to engineer their latest robot models while anticipating the ...

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With bionic mouse, robots fulfill ultimate destiny: Playthings for cats - ZDNet

Robotics - September 21, 2018 - 6:21am

ZDNet

With bionic mouse, robots fulfill ultimate destiny: Playthings for cats
ZDNet
Enter the culmination of years of engineering education, a concurrence of previously mind-boggling sensor advances, and the latest AI algorithms: A robotic mouse trained to zip around your home eluding Tigger. Also: Is technology driving your pet insane?

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Only in Elkhart: RV industry partnering with high school to train next generation of workers - Indianapolis Star

Building Trades - September 21, 2018 - 6:01am

Indianapolis Star

Only in Elkhart: RV industry partnering with high school to train next generation of workers
Indianapolis Star
"We want to make sure a student has their high school diploma plus something," said Caryl Auslander, vice president of education and workforce development policy for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, "Because just having a high school diplomas isn't ...

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Attend UJ's cloud-based debates on the Fourth Industrial Revolution's effect on our society - TimesLIVE

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 4:59am

TimesLIVE

Attend UJ's cloud-based debates on the Fourth Industrial Revolution's effect on our society
TimesLIVE
UJ is hosting a series of three “Cloudebates” (cloud-based debates) that will have real implications for education and employment. These debates are an integral part of the university's commitment to interrogate whether we are fit for the future as a ...

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Swindon & Wiltshire's emerging Local Industrial Strategy - Open Access Government

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 4:48am

Open Access Government

Swindon & Wiltshire's emerging Local Industrial Strategy
Open Access Government
Over the last year, we have been laying the foundations for our Local Industrial Strategy by undertaking research and developing our higher education, digital capabilities and energy strategies. We have also started work on our rail strategy and ...

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'Helping hands' sculpture reflects healthcare, education - Alpena News

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 1:14am

Alpena News

'Helping hands' sculpture reflects healthcare, education
Alpena News
Editor's Note: This is the sixth installment of a six-part series on Alpena's History of Industry Sculptures being created by a mix of local and regional artists. Today's feature focuses on Scott Stevens of Alpena and his metalwork sculpture ...

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CAFÉ EVENT CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SUCCESS - Charlotte Business Journal

Industrial Education - September 21, 2018 - 12:21am

CAFÉ EVENT CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SUCCESS
Charlotte Business Journal
The Career Academy for Educators (CAFÉ) program in Stanly County is a program dedicated to the success of educators and local employers collaborating on education and social skills needed for the future workforce. Stanly Community College (SCC) hosted ...

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Cal Poly Universities' Rose Parade entry will be 'out of this world' - Santa Maria Times

Machining - September 20, 2018 - 10:33pm

Santa Maria Times

Cal Poly Universities' Rose Parade entry will be 'out of this world'
Santa Maria Times
“Students from all walks of life and fields of study do all of the welding, metal shaping, machining, foam carving, woodworking, painting and flower harvesting in this one-of-a-kind experience,” said Novell, a mechanical engineering senior. “We compete ...

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Eighth Largest Industrial Sale Corresponds with Hot Market - GlobeSt.com

Industrial Education - September 20, 2018 - 9:09pm

GlobeSt.com

Eighth Largest Industrial Sale Corresponds with Hot Market
GlobeSt.com
Most industries have recorded growth, with year-to-date construction and mining employment surging at 8.3%, and only the health and education services sector reporting a decline. Austin's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up to 3% in June, ...

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School Board Checks for 555 Stewart PILOT application - Garden City News

Industrial Education - September 20, 2018 - 9:01pm

School Board Checks for 555 Stewart PILOT application
Garden City News
... 550 Stewart Acquisitions LLC, to file with either the Nassau County or Town of Hempstead IDA (Industrial Development Agency) to receive a PILOT, Payment in Lieu of Taxes, for up to 20 to 25 years on the Garden City school district portion of annual ...

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RobertDouglas Advises McNeill Hotel Company on Origination and Structuring of up to $150 Million of Growth Capital

Hospitality Industry News - September 20, 2018 - 8:08pm
RobertDouglas announced today that it advised McNeill Hotel Company, a leading developer, owner, and operator of premium branded select-service hotels, in securing a commitment of up to $150 million from an institutional capital source to invest in the company's existing portfolio and fund future growth opportunities. The commitment was made by a fund managed by Almanac Realty Investors, a New York City based private investment firm specializing in providing growth capital to vertically-integrated real estate businesses.
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Invigorating student life in India - Stanford University News

Electrical - September 20, 2018 - 7:45pm

Stanford University News

Invigorating student life in India
Stanford University News
CARE College, short for the Center for Applied Research and Education, is a nonprofit school with departments for computer science, civil, electrical, mechanical and materials science engineering, as well as a school of architecture and an MBA program.

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