Industry Market Trends

Five Keys to Choosing an Engineering Masters Program

October 24, 2013

engineering This article is courtesy of Engineering.com: There are few things I am more proud of than the 130 page document I call my thesis. It represents 3 years of my life. But the $64 million question is, if I had the choice, would I do it all the same way? Read More

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Women in Manufacturing Summit Podcast: Allison Grealis, WIM Director

October 24, 2013

Women from across the country converged on Dearborn, Mich., this week for the third annual Women in Manufacturing Summit. Read More

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When Fuel Costs and the Deficit Collide, a Moderate View Emerges

October 24, 2013

ID-10072426A report from the politically conservative American Enterprise Institute (AEI) takes a refreshingly flexible look at the “intersection” of heavy U.S. dependence on oil and large federal budget deficits. It notes that, “surging oil prices and trillion dollar federal deficits… have been independently studied, discussed, and debated, [but] little attention has been paid to the interactions between these two factors.”

Titled “Oil and the Debt,” the report examine “how the quadrupling of oil prices over the last decade has affected federal budget deficits and debt” along with the question of “whether reducing dependence on oil in the future could improve the federal budget balance.”

The conclusions reached are surprisingly sensible, nuanced, and factual, uses a logic that buffaloes more extreme ideologies. Read More