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Melania Trump promotes STEM education at youth center - CNN

Robotics - September 15, 2017 - 4:17pm

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Melania Trump promotes STEM education at youth center
CNN
The STEM Center of Innovation aims to foster an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education by providing access to 3-D printers, robotics workshops and video production and conferencing equipment. The center, used by students in ...

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Local Measure Partners With Two Of The World’s Premier Luxury Hotel Brands, Expands Into More Than 600 Cities Worldwide

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 3:15pm
Social Guest Intelligence provider Local Measure announced partnerships with two of world's premier luxury hotel brands, wrapping up a year of expansion which brought the company's proprietary social intelligence platform to hotels in more than 600 cities around the world.
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AccorHotels CEO Discusses What It Takes to Succeed in the Competitive Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 3:09pm
During the second day of the SAHIC South America event Thursday in Buenos Aires, AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin detailed his thoughts about the importance of being able to anticipate change in an increasingly competitive hospitality industry and about what he sees for the future of the business.
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More than 1300 delegates attend 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 3:03pm
More than 1300 delegates from over 130 countries attended the opening of the 22nd session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Chengdu, China this morning. During the next four days, the priorities of the Organization for 2018-2019, the transformation of the UNWTO Code of Ethics for Tourism into an International Convention and the impact of technology on tourism will centre the discussions. On the agenda of the Assembly is also the election of the Secretary General for the next four years.
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US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos puts Gary on the map - nwitimes.com

Robotics - September 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

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US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos puts Gary on the map
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Senior DeAngello Davis said he is working on a robotics project as part of a class through Vincennes University. "It was an honor to meet Secretary DeVos. She seemed really nice. It's good to meet one of the higher-ups," he said after talking to her.

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In The New Atlanta Falcons Stadium, One Restaurant Has A Mission ... - Fast Company

Building Trades - September 15, 2017 - 2:28pm

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In The New Atlanta Falcons Stadium, One Restaurant Has A Mission ...
Fast Company
The West Nest offers training and jobs to locals from the neighborhood in which the new stadium was built. It's part of a larger job training and community ...

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A*STAR Signs MoU For IIoT Consortium, Launches Tech Access Initiative and Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility - 3DPrint.com

Industrial Education - September 15, 2017 - 2:17pm

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A*STAR Signs MoU For IIoT Consortium, Launches Tech Access Initiative and Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility
3DPrint.com
Now, the agency is launching a new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative. The announcement was made today at the IIoT World Tour by Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry; she also ...

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Opinion: Young minds, hands key to ending labor shortage - MyAJC

Building Trades - September 15, 2017 - 2:04pm

Opinion: Young minds, hands key to ending labor shortage
MyAJC
The building frenzy that has changed Atlanta's skyline and neighborhoods in recent years has been accomplished by general contractors who've quietly struggled to find adequate labor supply. The common perception is that once ... According to HDCI ...

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In The New Atlanta Hawks Stadium, One Restaurant Has A Mission Beyond Food - Fast Company

Building Trades - September 15, 2017 - 2:02pm

Fast Company

In The New Atlanta Hawks Stadium, One Restaurant Has A Mission Beyond Food
Fast Company
The foundation, which promotes community building had already spent $9 million on various green space and public health initiatives in the area in the decade before the deal was announced but sees the redevelopment deal as a chance to use the stadium ...

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SKYTC to host Evening with Industry on Tuesday - Glasgow Daily Times

Industrial Education - September 15, 2017 - 1:56pm

SKYTC to host Evening with Industry on Tuesday
Glasgow Daily Times
High school juniors and seniors are especially encouraged to attend and take advantage of the opportunity to speak with area industry representatives regarding employment opportunities and what education and training is needed to secure employment with ...

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How Would You Define Modern Luxury? | By Larry Mogelonsky

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 1:51pm
How many times have you heard the word 'luxury' in a hotel description? It seems to be one of the most abused words in the hoteliers' dictionary! I've seen many hotels claim to be luxurious, when at most they are just slightly better than average.
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UPDATE: DeVos Touts 'Holistic Look' At Higher Ed During Kansas Visit - hays Post

Electrical - September 15, 2017 - 1:49pm

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UPDATE: DeVos Touts 'Holistic Look' At Higher Ed During Kansas Visit
hays Post
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos brought her “Rethink School” tour to Kansas Thursday. She visited with students at staff at Johnson County Community College. A few who disagree with her and the Trump administration held signs ...
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The Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Is up 25% With 1,186 Projects in the Total Pipeline

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 1:48pm
The Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report states that the Total Pipeline has 1,186 Projects/185,799 Rooms, up 25% by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY) according to Lodging Econometrics (LE).
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'The buildings are way past their useful life.' - MyDaytonDailyNews

Electrical - September 15, 2017 - 1:48pm

'The buildings are way past their useful life.'
MyDaytonDailyNews
... heating and electrical services are severely inadequate.” The bond issue campaign is being led by local businessmen Ron Musilli and Brock Heath, who also is a member of the Troy City Council. The task force was announced by the Board of Education ...

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Sonesta Announces Expansion Of Sonesta ES Suites With Addition Of 14 New Properties

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 1:07pm
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation is proud to announce the expected addition of 14 new hotels to the Sonesta ES Suites portfolio, emphatically marking the extended stay brand's fifth year of operation. Since its introduction in 2012, Sonesta ES Suites has grown to 42 hotels nationwide, delivering a surprisingly different take on an extended stay hotel in cities across the U.S.
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Red Roof® Rewards Loyal Guests with an even Richer RediCard® Rewards Program

Hospitality Industry News - September 15, 2017 - 1:03pm
Already the richest rewards program in the economy hotel industry, Red Roof's RediCard® is taking its point-based rewards to new heights. Guests can now use their RediCard points to not only book free nights, but also to shop for gift cards from popular retailers like Amazon and Target or consumer products from Red Roof's online catalog, including Apple products, cameras, luggage, watches and more.
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Want to Help People Rebuild Their Lives After Harvey? TXRX Will Teach You How - Houstonia Magazine

Wood Working - September 15, 2017 - 1:03pm

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Want to Help People Rebuild Their Lives After Harvey? TXRX Will Teach You How
Houstonia Magazine
The seminars begin this weekend and will touch on everything from FEMA applications and contractor vetting to how to hang drywall and woodworking. Classes will be ... My goal here is nothing short of us disrupting vocational training and higher learning.”.

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DeVos Touts 'Holistic Look' At Higher Education During JCCC Visit - KMUW

Electrical - September 15, 2017 - 11:56am

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DeVos Touts 'Holistic Look' At Higher Education During JCCC Visit
KMUW
The highly orchestrated two-hour visit included stops to view spaces used for teaching automotive, electrical, welding, nursing and culinary programs. The stop was part of a six-state tour in which DeVos has traveled to public and private schools ...

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'Patsy Lou U' to train, hire 20 employees at Flint-area auto dealer - MLive.com

Automotive Education - September 15, 2017 - 11:08am

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'Patsy Lou U' to train, hire 20 employees at Flint-area auto dealer
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"Patsy Lou U will be an on-going education program to welcome individuals into the automotive industry," according to a news release. "Here, the instructors will lay the groundwork to obtain the necessary tools to succeed in the automotive sales ...

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Texas Instruments (TXN) Unveils Programmable Robotic Vehicle - Nasdaq

Robotics - September 15, 2017 - 10:49am

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Texas Instruments (TXN) Unveils Programmable Robotic Vehicle
Nasdaq
Texas Instruments IncorporatedTXN or TI yesterday took the wraps off its first educational robot designed for middle and high school students. Known as TI-Innovator Rover, the company claims it to be the first-of-its-kind calculator-controlled robotic car.

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