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Baltimore-born NextStep Robotics gets investment from Maryland Momentum Fund - Technical.ly Baltimore

Robotics - February 6, 2018 - 4:32pm

Technical.ly Baltimore

Baltimore-born NextStep Robotics gets investment from Maryland Momentum Fund
Technical.ly Baltimore
NextStep Robotics, a startup which makes a device to treat foot drop, closed on $750,000 in new funding, said CEO Brad Hennessie. The Baltimore-based company is the second to receive investment from the Maryland Momentum Fund, which was created by the ...

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Program cuts at Collège Boréal - Timmins Press

Electrical - February 6, 2018 - 4:08pm

Timmins Press

Program cuts at Collège Boréal
Timmins Press
Electrical techniques, electrical engineering technician and culinary management are among the programs getting the ax. Culinary arts will be offered as an apprenticeship instead of a diploma program. In Hearst and Kapuskasing, the practical nursing ...
Collège Boréal to cut 12 programs across Ontario sitesCBC.ca

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NUS tops Asia uni rankings for 3rd year - The Straits Times

Industrial Education - February 6, 2018 - 4:02pm

The Straits Times

NUS tops Asia uni rankings for 3rd year
The Straits Times
NUS president Tan Eng Chye said it is an affirmation of its "strong progress as a leading global centre of education and research" and "strong recognition" of quality work by faculty, staff and students. Meanwhile, NTU president Subra Suresh noted that ...

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IKGPTU to come up with more modern infrastructure - The Tribune

Industrial Education - February 6, 2018 - 3:36pm

IKGPTU to come up with more modern infrastructure
The Tribune
Additional Chief Secretary Technical Education and Industrial Training and Vice-Chancellor of the IKG-PTU University MP Singh today reviewed the construction work of the university. IK Gujral Punjab Technical University will be coming up with more ...

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MERIT distributes grants to Millis Schools - MetroWest Daily News

Robotics - February 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

MERIT distributes grants to Millis Schools
MetroWest Daily News
The MERIT Board of Directors is happy to support enrichment programs that help Millis students get more from their public education and continue our students on a path of 21st Century learning,” said Stephanie D'Aprile, MERIT president. This year ...

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Governor, candidates speak on education - Tennessee Tech Oracle

Building Trades - February 6, 2018 - 3:09pm

Governor, candidates speak on education
Tennessee Tech Oracle
... to travel long distances to get a college education. Boyd said using high schools is a way to expand the efforts of Haslam's Drive to 55 – a campaign to have 55 percent of Tennesseans earn a college degree by 2025. Republican contender Kay White ...

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Automotive Repair Competition Coming To Las Cruces - KRWG

Automotive Education - February 6, 2018 - 1:23pm

KRWG

Automotive Repair Competition Coming To Las Cruces
KRWG
Las Cruces – A first-of-its-kind automotive repair competition will be held at the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Espina Campus. Contestants will demonstrate their knowledge and ability to perform jobs or skills at the 2018 DACC Automotive Skill ...

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Even with stellar credentials, his hobbies may serve him best - CatholicPhilly.com

Wood Working - February 6, 2018 - 1:23pm

CatholicPhilly.com

Even with stellar credentials, his hobbies may serve him best
CatholicPhilly.com
McLaughlin left public education in 2015 to come to the Philadelphia Archdiocese as director of special education in the elementary and high schools within the archdiocese. Now he is taking up the challenge of overseeing all the Catholic elementary ...

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Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes - Air Force Link

Robotics - February 6, 2018 - 1:15pm

Air Force Link

Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes
Air Force Link
(AFNS) -- As the use of surgical robotics increases, the Air Force Medical Service is training its surgical teams in the latest technology, ensuring patients have access to the most advanced surgical procedures and best possible outcomes. To address ...

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Paso Robles Press | SkillsUSA conference supports next generation ... - Paso Robles Press

Building Trades - February 6, 2018 - 1:15pm

Paso Robles Press

Paso Robles Press | SkillsUSA conference supports next generation ...
Paso Robles Press
PASO ROBLES — For the annual Regional SkillsUSA California Conference this past Saturday, 200 students from Paso Robles High School registered for the competition at the high school's Gil Asa Gymnasium. The conference accepted more than 1,000 ...

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Industrial packaging experts to come together for inaugural Industrial Pack Conference - Supply Chain Management Review

Industrial Education - February 6, 2018 - 1:05pm

Industrial packaging experts to come together for inaugural Industrial Pack Conference
Supply Chain Management Review
New industrial, transit and protective packaging trade show Industrial Pack 2018 (taking place April 4 & 5 at the Cobb Centre, Atlanta) has announced an initial line-up of speakers at the inaugural free-to-attend trade show and conference. Focusing on ...

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Mercer students, Aledo police group building 350 Chevy motor - Quad-Cities Online

Machining - February 6, 2018 - 12:16pm

Quad-Cities Online

Mercer students, Aledo police group building 350 Chevy motor
Quad-Cities Online
ALEDO -- The Ag Machine and Power Class at the Mercer County High School, led by shop teacher Aaron Heartt, are partnering with the Aledo Police Benevolent Association and local businesses to build a 350 Chevy motor. The motor will be given away as a ...

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Mercer students, Aledo police group building 350 Chevy motor - Quad-Cities Online

Building Trades - February 6, 2018 - 12:16pm

Quad-Cities Online

Mercer students, Aledo police group building 350 Chevy motor
Quad-Cities Online
... to build a 350 Chevy motor. The motor will be given away as a major door prize at the conclusion of this year's Antiques Day car show in Aledo on Aug. 25. The Aledo Police Benevolent Association, with Aledo Main Street and the Mercer County Jaycees ...

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Wolf Renews Battles on Natural Gas, Minimum Wage in Budget - U.S. News & World Report

Industrial Education - February 6, 2018 - 12:16pm

U.S. News & World Report

Wolf Renews Battles on Natural Gas, Minimum Wage in Budget
U.S. News & World Report
House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, said he likes the idea of Wolf's proposal for more money for computer and industrial education, but he also said Wolf's spending proposal — made to look smaller by moving some Medicaid costs out of the state ...
Wolf delivers budget planPocono Record

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Joel Barlow High School gets grants for science, robotics - Danbury News Times

Robotics - February 6, 2018 - 12:05pm

Joel Barlow High School gets grants for science, robotics
Danbury News Times
The Easton Learning Foundation donated about $5,800 to purchase Chromebooks that will be used in science classes for the new Next Generation curriculum. The foundation also donated $8,000 to the robotics team to purchase a router that will let the team ...

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Toyota Research Institute renews support of Open Source Robotics Foundation with $1M donation - Green Car Congress (blog)

Robotics - February 6, 2018 - 11:58am

Toyota Research Institute renews support of Open Source Robotics Foundation with $1M donation
Green Car Congress (blog)
For the second consecutive year, TRI is donating $1 million to OSRF which offers the global robotics community access to open source robotics software and development tools. OSRF is an independent non-profit organization founded by members of the ...

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Non-affiliation of electrical engineering dept with PEC irks FUUAST students - Pakistan Today

Electrical - February 6, 2018 - 11:51am

Pakistan Today

Non-affiliation of electrical engineering dept with PEC irks FUUAST students
Pakistan Today
The irate students demanded that Higher Education Commission (HEC) should take notice of the issue. It is pertinent to mention here that FUUAST failed to construct its own building despite having 80-Kanals of land for the last several years. The ...

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Heule Tool Launches New Website - Modern Machine Shop

Machining - February 6, 2018 - 11:40am

Modern Machine Shop

Heule Tool Launches New Website
Modern Machine Shop
Heule Tool Corp. has launched a new website at heuletool.com, which is intended to provide a more user-friendly experience with improved mobile-responsive navigation and functionality. The site is designed to give users access to more information for ...

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REC Solar debuts new solar farm for Cal Poly, develops student education program - Solar Builder (press release) (blog)

Electrical - February 6, 2018 - 10:58am

Solar Builder (press release) (blog)

REC Solar debuts new solar farm for Cal Poly, develops student education program
Solar Builder (press release) (blog)
The solar farm was designed to maximize academic applications for both students and faculty by creating a solar engineering and microgrid laboratory in the Electrical Engineering building for students to conduct experiments with solar technology in a ...

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Top 2 Drivers for the Global Automotive Rear-view Mirror Market | Technavio - Business Wire (press release)

Automotive Education - February 6, 2018 - 10:43am

Business Wire (press release)

Top 2 Drivers for the Global Automotive Rear-view Mirror Market | Technavio
Business Wire (press release)
According to a senior analyst at Technavio for automotive components, “Due to their better affordability and lower cost of ownership, the SUV market is witnessing growing volume sales of small SUVs and crossovers. In emerging economies, such as China ...

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