A six-month review of federal job-training programs concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train.
The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship announced Thursday provides financial...
The test cars, a mix of the 10th-generation Corolla and the 11th-generation model that came out...
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) eliminates 15 unnecessary programs...
In an industry that has yet to recover the jobs lost in the recession, we’re dealing with vacancies in the skilled trades that threaten to derail production growth and sector expansion.
Some comforting news for recent college graduates facing a tough job market and years of student loan payments: That college degree is still worth it.
Building on the partnership with Local Motors announced earlier this year, the new partnerships with MakerBot and TechShop will enhance GE’s collaboration with engineers and makers.
Less than one percent of high school girls think of computer science as part of their future, even though it's one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S. today with a projected 4.2 million jobs by 2020, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Whether the topic is limiting the skills sets girls develop while playing or failing to introduce STEM as a career option because those are “boy’s” toys, it’s always been an interesting discussion, to say the least.
Clifford Alderson, 48, a graduate from a joint New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Community College program, earned his degree by listening and learning to feel his way around the vehicle.
The $293,500 award will fund the purchase of electronic and polymer 3-D printers, to be housed within the college’s Additive Manufacturing Instructional and Training Laboratory.
The city has what young professionals want — including a vibrant nightlife and affordable, walkable neighborhoods — and it has what companies want: potential workers from universities including Penn, Drexel and Temple.
Older employees face their share of challenges in the workplace, sometimes in the form of outright discrimination. The numbers, however, tell an optimistic story for the next generation of retirement-age workers who are expecting to prolong their careers.
Charter aircraft industry pioneer Clay Lacy has donated two retired corporate jets to a Los Angeles aircraft mechanics school.
The Purdue Extension offered similar workshops last year in response to a 2012 salmonella outbreak in cantaloupe traced to a producer in southwestern Indiana and potential federal inspections of Indiana packinghouses.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from the 12 regions that were chosen to provide a boost to U.S. manufacturing to Beechcraft's partnership with Wichita State University.
President Barack Obama drew attention to girls' science and engineering accomplishments Tuesday as he announced new teacher training competition as well as mentoring efforts to improve and diversify the nation's technological workforce.
What Beechcraft got out of this were good employees at a reasonable cost, he said. What those undergrads got, two students say, was real-world job training.
Supporters hope the attention and momentum will enable them to modernize badly outdated equipment and promote the program's value in the national conversation on the importance of STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math.
U.S. manufacturers may be losing up to 11 percent annually of their earnings as a result of increased production costs stemming from a shortage of skilled workers, according to a new study from Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute.
While there are numerous outlets offering thoughts and guidance on ERP implementation, Columbus offers this definitive list focused on time-tested approaches that they feel can help an enterprise save time, cut costs and ensure all goals are met.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from GM's CEO telling students to fix problems quickly to imported products and the American jobs they support.
Handing out dismal grades, the Nation's Report Card says America's high school seniors lack critical math and reading skills for an increasingly competitive global economy.
Students at seven of the country's top computer science universities will get a chance to try out IBM's famous cognitive computing system as part of new classes set for next fall.
Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday.
Comments from purchasing managers responding to this month’s survey ranged from “Companies continue to hoard cash and postpone capital investments and hiring,” to “We are beginning to see our customers finally breaking loose and ordering capital equipment.”
The micro-factory philosophy aims to bring an open platform and co-creation to the appliances market so that the company can create the products that consumers want at an accelerated pace. FirstBuild will utilize the local talent in engineering and advanced manufacturing to build a network of on-site community members.
President Obama and Vice President Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs.
When it comes to understanding the need for reliability and maintenance, it’s hard to look further than veterans — they know the stakes if a piece of equipment fails. As a former fighter jet pilot, Michael Aroney is familiar with high-risk endeavors, and what keeps them as low-risk as possible — maintenance is absolutely necessary to the equation.
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