Engineering & Design: STEM

Cracking The Code
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Cracking The Code

Educational software maker Tynker and drone manufacturer Parrot have teamed up to provide students as young as seven with the ability to grow their programming and engineering skills.

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Perceptions of Manufacturing Improving
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Perceptions of Manufacturing Improving

Since 2012 the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has promoted Manufacturing Day as a “celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.” Typically held the first Friday in October, the day is marked with a collection of open houses and tours of manufacturing facilities, as well as other community events and activities promoting the...

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South Carolina’s Manufacturing Growth Problem
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South Carolina’s Manufacturing Growth Problem

In many ways, the Southeastern U.S. resides at the heart of a new age in U.S. manufacturing. The need to replace factory jobs that were shipped overseas, largely in the textiles industries, led to tax incentives and readily available green and brownfield spaces for manufacturers and the jobs they could bring.

Perhaps no individual state leveraged these practices, and the resulting...

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